DERMATOLOGIC SURGERY SERVICES

Skin Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

Skin cancers are rather common tumors that increase in frequency as our life span increases and as we receive more sun exposure.

There are several types of skin cancers including:

  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Melanoma

At Hilton Head Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center, we offer a variety of dermatologic surgery treatment modalities to best treat your specific diagnosis including:

  • Excisional Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Cryosurgery
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery

Mohs Micrographic Skin Cancer Surgery

This technique is employed for difficult skin cancers to ensure the greatest probability of cure while preserving the normal tissue. This method differs from all other methods of treating skin cancer in that a complete microscopic examination of all removed tissue is performed through a detailed technique.

Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery Skin Repairs

After skin cancers are successfully removed, it may be necessary to reconstruct the defect. We use great care in planning and executing reparative techniques for our patients. We also perform a great many scar revisions, attempting to recreate a more natural appearance.

Growth Removal

The removal of nevi (moles), warts, age spots, cysts and other lesions can be accomplished through a variety of modalities.