Mohs Reconstruction in Boca Raton at Farber Plastic Surgery
Mohs surgery, also known as chemosurgery, is a technique used by surgeons to eliminate skin tumors by removing layers of the cancerous tissue. The procedure can be quite successful, but patients may have scars as a result.
What Is Mohs Reconstruction?
Dr. Farber recommends Mohs reconstruction to repair the scars that result from Mohs surgery, and the surgery may require multiple procedures for best results. Highly skilled plastic surgeons, such as Dr. Farber, work closely with the surgeon who performs your Mohs surgery to ensure that you are completely satisfied with the results. If you don’t have a Mohs surgeon, Farber Plastic Surgery can provide you with a list of preferred surgeons.
Meet Dr. Farber
Dr. Scott Farber is a board-certified plastic surgeon with over 10 years of experience who is dedicated to providing each patient with high-quality, personalized care. A Southern Florida native, Dr. Farber is well-versed in the latest surgical and non-surgical procedures and techniques.
Is Mohs Reconstruction Right for Me?
Mohs reconstruction is not required as part of your Mohs surgery, but patients typically opt to have the reconstruction to minimize scarring, especially on the face. Chances are good that if you are a candidate for Mohs surgery, you are also a candidate for Mohs reconstruction.
How Is Mohs Reconstruction Performed?
Typically, Mohs reconstruction is performed the same day as your Mohs surgery with the goal of minimizing the scar. Although this is the preferred method, Dr. Farber can perform Mohs reconstruction at any point after your Mohs surgery.
How Much Does Mohs Reconstruction Cost in Boca Raton, FL?
The cost of Mohs reconstruction depends on several factors, such as the type and complexity of the repair. Your medical insurance may cover a portion of the surgery if it is deemed medically necessary, and Farber Plastic Surgery offers several financing options.
On the Road to Recovery
Recovery from Mohs reconstruction will be integrated into your recovery for Mohs surgery. No additional recovery is needed unless you have Mohs reconstruction after you have healed from Mohs surgery. In either case, Dr. Farber provides you with detailed instructions regarding pain management, rest, and limitations to your activities.