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Dermatologist in Mentor, OH describes the benefits of Mohs micrographic surgery for skin cancer treatment

Mohs Surgery Benefits in Mentor area

At Allied Dermatology and Skin Surgery, our dermatologists provide solutions for patients in and around the area of Mentor, OH when it comes to their body, skin, hair, and nails. This includes the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer. Skin cancer can be a scary diagnosis, but there is a benefit to getting this diagnosis early – effective treatment. At our practice, we provide not only excision, but also a specialized procedure called Mohs micrographic surgery. Understanding skin cancer Skin cancer is a diagnosis that can be extremely concerning. However, when patients are proactive about being screened for cancer on … Continue reading

Learn about Mohs micrographic surgery for skin cancer in Mentor, OH

Doctor examine patients hand for Mohs

At Allied Dermatology and Skin Surgery, our patients are treated with concern and respect, especially when there are serious issues such as skin cancer. Patients who have had a diagnosis of skin cancer in the area of Mentor, OH are often unsure as to what treatment avenue to take. The Physicians of Allied Dermatology can educate patients on the different types of treatments that can be used to address cancer, including Mohs micrographic surgery. Surgical removal There are two types of surgical removal that may be recommended for patients with a diagnosis of skin cancer, including Traditional excision Mohs micrographic … Continue reading

Mayfield Heights, OH patients ask, “Am I a candidate for Mohs surgery?”

Mohs surgery has a high cure rate and is an effective treatment for patients with skin cancer in areas with little extra skin.

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. It is common, dangerous, and visible. Receiving a skin cancer diagnosis can be scary, but understanding your diagnosis and treatment options can give you peace of mind. When detected and treated early, most skin cancers can be effectively treated and cured. With offices in Mayfield Heights, Akron, and Mentor, OH, the team at Allied Dermatology and Skin Surgery offer skin cancer treatment including Mohs surgery. Types of skin cancer Although there are various types of skin cancer each with different levels of severity, there are three common forms. Basal … Continue reading

Mentor, OH, clinic patients ask, “What is Mohs Surgery?”

The Allied Dermatology and Skin Surgery team helps their Mentor, OH, clinic patients by treating skin cancer effectively and accurately with Mohs Surgery.

These days, everyone is talking about SPF. It’s becoming widely known that protecting the skin from the sun is one of the best ways to prevent skin cancer, the most common of all cancers. While skin cancer affects more people, it can be incredibly dangerous. When abnormal cells are identified, it’s important to have them removed before they grow or spread. Dr. Justin Woodhouse of Allied Dermatology and Skin Surgery removes many cancerous lesions with Mohs Surgery. Skin cancer treatment Standard skin cancer surgery involves removing the visible cancer and a margin of healthy skin to ensure that all the … Continue reading

Patients near Mayfield Heights and Akron ask, “Is Mohs surgery dangerous?”

MOHS Surgery Near Mayfield Heights

One in five Americans will have a basal cell carcinoma in their lifetime. Skin cancer is common, dangerous, and visible. It is a very real problem that all patients should keep in mind. However, when detected and treated early, the prognosis is good for most skin cancers. Cleveland area patients near Mayfield Heights, Akron, and Mentor, OH have turned to the team at Allied Dermatology and Skin Surgery for skin cancer treatment including Mohs surgery. What is Mohs surgery? Mohs micrographic surgery was developed in 1938 by Frederic E. Mohs, a general surgeon. This specialized procedure is microscopically controlled to … Continue reading


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