If you have undergone surgery to remove skin cancer, the staff at Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons can perform reconstructive surgery to replace the skin and tissue with a focus on minimizing scarring. We can additionally improve the appearance of existing scars.
Reconstruction after Skin Cancer
Reconstruction following removal of skin cancers, including basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and malignant melanoma, is commonly performed by plastic surgeons. Reconstruction is carried out after the tumor is fully removed and attention is paid to achieve the best aesthetic result, whether this entails primary suture repair, skin graft repair or skin rotation flap repair using adjacent extra skin.
Scar revision is plastic surgery performed to improve the condition or appearance of a scar anywhere on your body.