Beverly Hills Mohs Surgery

Mohs surgery is a highly specialized procedure used as treatment for the total removal of skin cancer cells. This is a delicate, extensive process that can leave the patient with large, gaping wounds requiring a plastic surgeon’s expertise for repair. Dr. Ben Talei, a dual board-certified facial plastic surgeon at the Beverly Hills Center for Plastic & Laser Surgery, is who patients in Beverly Hills and Los Angeles turn to for excellence in Mohs surgery and other facial reconstructive surgery.

What is Mohs Reconstructive Surgery?

A diagnosis of skin cancer can be a lot to digest, especially if the cancer is in an obvious place like the face. Mohs surgery involves a dermatologist removing layers of cancerous tissue while sparing healthy surrounding tissue, ensuring optimal preservation of function and aesthetics. The reconstructive phase addresses the resulting defect left after tumor removal. Dr. Talei aims to restore both form and function, considering the location and size of the defect. He employs reconstructive techniques, including skin grafts, local flaps and tissue rearrangement, to achieve the best cosmetic outcome. Mohs reconstructive surgery is highly individualized, with the goal of minimizing scarring and preserving the natural appearance of the treated area.

How is the type of mohs reconstruction determined for a particular case?

The type of Mohs reconstruction for a specific case is a highly individualized decision carefully tailored to the patient’s unique circumstances. Factors influencing the selection of the reconstruction method include the size and location of the surgical defect left after Mohs micrographic surgery, as well as the patient’s overall health and preferences. Dr. Talei assesses the aesthetic and functional considerations of the affected area, aiming to restore a natural appearance while preserving essential functions. Various reconstructive techniques, such as skin grafts, local flaps, and tissue rearrangement may be considered based on each patient’s specific needs.

Mohs surgery can be completed as a single procedure or combined with other procedures like dermabrasion to smooth the skin, providing a completely seamless repair. Dr. Talei’s goals for Mohs reconstructive surgery and any other combined procedures are to reconstruct the patient’s face in an indistinguishable way.

Mohs surgery can be completed as a single procedure, or it can be combined with other procedures like dermabrasion to smooth the skin, providing a completely seamless repair. Dr. Talei’s goal for Mohs surgery and other combined procedures is to reconstruct the patient’s face seamlessly.

Mohs Reconstruction Surgery faq

What is Mohs Reconstruction Surgery?
Mohs Reconstruction Surgery is a procedure performed after Mohs surgery, a technique to remove skin cancer layer by layer. The reconstruction phase focuses on restoring the appearance and functionality of the treated area, aiming for optimal cosmetic results.

Who is a candidate for Mohs Reconstruction Surgery?
Individuals who have undergone Mohs surgery to remove skin cancer and require restoration of the affected area are candidates for Mohs Reconstruction Surgery. It is suitable for various skin cancer types, ensuring both medical and aesthetic considerations are addressed.

What techniques are used in Mohs Reconstruction Surgery?
Various techniques, including skin grafts, local tissue flaps and other advanced methods, are employed. The choice depends on factors like the size and location of the defect, ensuring the best possible outcome in terms of appearance and function.

How long does the recovery take after Mohs Reconstruction Surgery?
Recovery varies based on the extent of the procedure and individual healing factors. Most patients can resume normal activities within a few weeks, with complete recovery and optimal results developing over time.

Can Mohs Reconstruction Surgery be combined with other cosmetic procedures?
Yes, in some cases, Mohs Reconstruction Surgery can be combined with other cosmetic procedures to enhance overall results. This may be discussed during the consultation to address additional cosmetic concerns.

Is Mohs Reconstruction Surgery covered by insurance?
Insurance coverage varies, and it often depends on the medical necessity of the reconstruction. It’s advisable to check with your insurance provider to understand coverage specifics.

Choose Dr. Ben Talei for your mohs reconstructive surgery

Mohs reconstructive surgery requires a precise and experienced surgeon to make the repairs with completely natural results. Dr. Talei has dual fellowship training in Facial Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery, Vascular Birthmarks and Congenital Anomalies with Laser Surgery. Along with this extensive training, he possesses an artistic eye and a delicate hand in surgery.

All of Dr. Talei’s procedures are tailored to the needs of his patients. You can trust that he is fully invested in providing you with the best Mohs surgical procedures in Beverly Hills with the most natural results.

If you are a candidate for this surgery, contact the Mohs Surgery Specialists at the Beverly Hills Center for Plastic & Laser Surgery today. During your consultation with Dr. Talei, he will want to learn more about your condition and your personal goals for the surgery.


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