How Mohs surgery from your dermatologists in Cocoa Beach, Palm Bay, Port St. John, Titusville, and Suntree, FL, can help you
Mohs surgery is revolutionary and offers many benefits when compared to conventional surgery. It’s especially effective for skin surgeries to remove abnormal, precancerous, or cancerous tissue, in squamous cell or basal cell carcinomas.
Dr. Ruben Antenor Moreno and Dr. Betsy Cooduvalli at Florida Dermatology Associates offer comprehensive medical and cosmetic dermatology services, including Mohs surgery. They have several convenient office locations in Cocoa Beach, Palm Bay, Port St. John, Titusville, and Suntree, FL, to help you.
During a Mohs surgery, your dermatologist will treat your skin by removing tissue layer-by-layer. The tissue is then viewed under a microscope to determine the health of the cells. This layer-by-layer approach offers several benefits, including:
Effectiveness; according to the Skin Cancer Foundation, the cure rate for initial cases of skin cancer is up to 99%, and up to 94% for recurrent skin cancer cases.
Increased comfort; in most cases you only need local anesthetic for Mohs surgery.
Enhanced results; Mohs surgery is much less invasive and results in minimal to no scarring.
Improved convenience; Mohs surgery is typically performed on an outpatient basis.
Mohs surgery is an important tool to help in the fight against skin cancer, but prevention is key. Remember to:
To learn more about Mohs surgery and how it can help you, call Dr. Ruben Antenor Moreno and Dr. Betsy Cooduvalli at Florida Dermatology Associates. You can reach them in any of their offices in Cocoa Beach, Palm Bay, Port St. John, Titusville, or Suntree, FL, by calling (321) 768-1600, so call today!