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... i am 3 days post op from Mohs surgery on my nose. The mohs surgery was not painful....even the numbing shots were tolerable. i've had dental appointments that were my painful than this. ... (7 replies)
... Just wanted to chime in. I just went through my second Mohs surgery on my brow in Jan 04. ... (10 replies)
... Actually, with today's surgery techniques, it is absolutely AMAZING what is done for people who have facial skin cancer! ... (2 replies)

... a clear reading and a couple of them took a whole day but it was completely worth it. All of mine were stitched and the doctor did a wonderful job. Hardly any scars and what scars I do have I don't really care because I know the cancer is gone. Good luck on whatever route you choose. ... (10 replies)
... Hi Mabent! Thanks so much for being so kind and replying! I take comfort in knowing that your scar as well as your friends' have healed wonderfully. I had a consult appointment with my derm today and she did say that the line scar would probably extend from between my nose and lips all the way down to the side and below my lips. She may even need to cut into my lips,... (14 replies)
... Did you have Mohs yet? ... (7 replies)
... ment for a few days,, so I hope I can convince you to have the Moh's. You are very young, and I do know that the dermatologists who are trained to perform Moh's surgery are very competent. As you know, I was so worried about my surgery because of the location, just as you are. ... (14 replies)
... showed it was a basal cell carcinoma, I was given a cream called Aldara to apply. It didn't have any effect. So I was sent to a plastic surgeon, who sent me to a MOHS surgeon. ... (3 replies)
... Hello Rose I has very similar surgery in 2003 it takes time but you will get back to reasonable normal, I never knew how many external stitches I had my husband just watched in amazement as the pile grew to a pile about 2inches high, the internal stitches just melted away some in my mouth I swallowed, as I am new to this forum I dont know if they will allow me to put on a... (13 replies)
... plastys on my face and one area was small enough to just sew up. The dermatologist removed the cancer using MOHS surgery. He packed the holes and sent me to a plastic surgeon the next day. The plastic surgeon did my forehead first. ... (14 replies)
Just a little note
Mar 10, 2003
... I had a fairly large spot on my eye brow that was there for 2 years. I would check into Mohs surgery as that is what I used for my eye and it looks wonderful!! ... (4 replies)
... y glad I did. Three weeks post op tomorrow. Unbelievably how well and fast I'm healing. Completely covers with regular makeup. Of course close up you can see the scars but over the next six months the redness will go away and I can see where I will have just a white line. I can live with that! Very happy that's all it is. ... (7 replies)
... I understand your worries especially with the problem being on your face. I just had surgery for scc on my nose. Got the stitches out today and am taking things pretty easy for the rest of this week. ... (3 replies)
... ike she should have been speaking in millimeters and that it should be a minor procedure with a small scar. In looking at his face, arms, neck, all of his basal scars are just thin white lines. ... (0 replies)
Basal Cell on nose
Aug 15, 2007
... Hi, I've had two basal cells removed from the middle of my nose in the past 18 months. The second Mohs procedure was 5 stages & I had major healing issues after both surgeries, so I looked like a mess. Now, six months after the last surgery, I have healed well. My scars aren't immediately noticeable, unless you look for them (which I do, of course).... I mostly... (10 replies)
... Yes, I am lucky! I tried a different dermatologist a few years ago and they had to send me out for any cosmetic surgeries or Mohs so I ran back to the dr I am with now!! He is wonderful! ... (16 replies)

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