Skins growths or lesions can develop anywhere on the body with some becoming a cosmetic issue, a medical concern or both. According to current estimates, skin cancer is the most prevalent form of cancer in the United States; affecting one in five people over the course of a lifetime.
Our plastic surgeon is trained and experienced in the diagnosis and treatment of all types of benign skin growths, lipomas and subcutaneous cysts, pre-cancerous lesions and forms of skin cancer. Depending upon the diagnosis, extent of the lesion and the cosmetic considerations, our plastic surgeon will remove the benign, pre-cancerous or cancerous growth and perform the needed reconstructive procedures.
Among the many services our office provides are:
Based upon such factors as the type of lesion, location, size, depth and if it has been treated before, we’ll formulate a treatment plan to address the specific needs of your case.
Our office also provides education and guidance on protecting yourself from sun damage and skin cancer.