Mohs Reconstruction in Beverly Hills

Mohs Reconstruction

About three and a half million Americans suffer from skin cancer annually, with the highest occurrence on the face. As part of the skin cancer treatment, many undergo Mohs surgery, an advanced surgical procedure that removes affected skin off the face. Mohs surgery often leaves the patient’s face deformed. At Allure Aesthetic Surgery of Beverly Hills, we offer Mohs reconstruction to reconstruct the face deformed by Mohs surgery. Dr. David Shamouelian, a highly-trained facial plastic surgeon, specializes in Mohs reconstruction, an advanced surgical reconstructive procedure.

Mohs Reconstructive Procedure

Patients who undergo Mohs reconstruction surgery at Allure Aesthetic Surgery of Beverly Hills are normally treated under local anesthesia and are able to go home immediately after the procedure. Dr. Shamouelian expertly reconstructs the affected area of the face with a keen eye for balance, symmetry and function. Most patients require a single reconstructive procedure, while others may require additional touch ups. Dr. Shamouelian’s expertise pertains to reconstruction of the Head and Neck Area including the nose, faces, and ears. Completing a fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery has given him a skill set to restore both function and aesthetics. The reconstruction is planned once all cancer cells have been confirmed to be removed by the dermatologist. Depending on the are to be treated, Mohs reconstruction surgery could take anywhere from 30-120 minutes to complete.

Benefits of Mohs Reconstruction

Outpatient procedure
Preserves natural skin appearance and function
Minimum recovery time
Optimal treatment option for various types of skin cancer
Long lasting results
Includes wound repair

Risks and Complications

Pain and discomfort
Excessive bleeding
Swelling and bruising
Scarring
Infection
Nerve damage
Allergic reaction to medicine
Need for further intervention

What to Expect After the Procedure

Following your surgery, it is completely normal for patients to experience soreness and swelling around the treatment and donor sites for a few days. Dr. Shamouelian will prescribe necessary pain medication in order to help ease sever pain and discomfort. Dressings are usually removed a day after the surgery and sutures are taken off after about five to seven days. Most patients are able to return to their daily activities within a few days after the surgery. However, we recommend taking about a week or two off of work to avoid any possible complications.

Mohs Reconstructive Procedure

Patients who undergo Mohs reconstruction surgery at Allure Aesthetic Surgery of Beverly Hills are normally put under local anesthesia and are able to go home immediately after the procedure. Dr. Shamouelian expertly reconstructs the deformed portion of the face with high success rate, helping patients return to normal appearance. Some patients may require single reconstructive procedure, while others may require a series of reconstruction stages. Dr. Shamouelian’s emphasis in reconstruction is to recreate missing parts of their nose, faces, and ears and restore function and aesthetics. The type of reconstruction method will be determined once confirmed all cancer cells have been removed. Reconstructive options include skin or flap grafting and sutures to close the open wound. Depending on the area to be treated, Mohs reconstruction surgery could take anywhere from 30-90 minutes to complete.

Cost

Multiple factors affect the cost of Mohs reconstruction treatment. Some of the factors include the severity of the skin cancer and the type of reconstruction technique used. Allure Aesthetic Surgery of Beverly Hills accept various insurance plans that cover parts of Mohs reconstruction treatment. We also offer various payment plans and financial options for patients without medical insurance. Schedule a consultation for detailed information about the treatment cost. For more information on Mohs reconstruction procedure or if you want to schedule a consultation, contact Allure Aesthetic Surgery of Beverly Hills at (310) 461-3835. or fill out our online form to schedule your consultation.

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Contact the Allure Aesthetic Surgery of Beverly Hills by filling out and submitting the form. Alternatively you can call (310) 461-3835 or visit our office located at 201 South Lasky Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

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