NEWS & MEDIA
About Mohs Surgery
Mohs surgery is a highly effective treatment for certain types of skin cancer. It is an exacting procedure in which the dermatologist performs both surgical excision of the skin cancer and microscopic examination of the surgical margins to ensure that all skin cancer cells have been removed. Mohs surgery also is indicated for cancers located in areas such as nose, ears, eyelids, lips, hairline, hands, feet, and genitals, in which maximal preservation of healty tissue is critical for cosmetic or functional purposes. Mohs surgery has been recognized as the skin cancer treatment with the highest reported cure rate.
EXCISIONAL SURGERY Q & A
Q. Will my insurance cover this procedure?
A. Most insurance policies cover the costs of Mohs surgery and the reconstruction of the resultant surgical area. Please contact your insurance carrier directly for the most current payment information relative to this surgery.