Mohs Surgery in Upland CA
Treat skin cancer with a 98 percent success rate using Mohs surgery in Upland CA
Our faces get the most exposure to harmful, cancer-causing UVA and UVB rays in the course of normal daily life, so it’s not surprising that skin cancers often develop on the face. In order to limit the cosmetic impact of skin cancer surgery on the face, Dr Gross can perform Mohs surgery in Upland CA for treatment of basal and squamous cell carcinoma.
What is Mohs Surgery in Upland CA?
Mohs micrographic surgery involves removing the skin cancer layer by layer, checking for cancer cells along the way. This allows your dermatologistto remove all the cancerous tissue and very little of the healthy tissue for an extremely targeted and effective procedure. As a Board-Certified Dermatologist, Dr Gross is qualified to perform Mohs surgery in Upland CA in his office using local anesthesia. Because Mohs surgery enables such precise targeting of skin cancer cells, this procedure has a 98 percent success rate in removing carcinomas. The procedure can also be used on certain melanomas, at the dermatologist’s discretion and with the use of special stains to enable the surgeon to spot the microscopic melanoma cells.
Visit the Dermatologist Today
You don’t have to wait for the Upland Lemon Festival to turn lemons into lemonade in Upland CA. When you trust Dr Gross for your Mohs surgery in Upland CA, you’ll find that the bad news that you have a basal or squamous cell carcinoma can be quickly transform into the good news that your carcinoma has been successfully removed. If you have a suspicious mole or spot on your skin, visit Dr Gross to find out if you can benefit from Mohs surgery.