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When Is Mohs Surgery Recommended?

Mohs surgery is often recommended when other skin cancer treatment options have failed or when the cancer is in an area where it’s vital to preserve healthy tissue for functional or cosmetic reasons. Mohs surgery is recommended for skin cancers that:

  • Are located in areas that are cosmetically sensitive or prone to recurrences, such as around the eyes, ears, nose, mouth, hands, feet, shin, or genitals
  • Are large, aggressive, or both
  • Return following a previous treatment
  • Develop in an area where scar tissue is already present
  • Have borders that are hard to define
  • Involve a patient who is immunocompromised
  • Have occurred in patients who’ve had radiation therapy

Kelsey-Seybold dermatologists and Mohs surgery specialists use sophisticated equipment and operating techniques to remove all the cancerous cells while sparing as much healthy tissue as possible.

Kelsey-Seybold Clinic is one of Houston's premier providers of Mohs surgery, a highly effective treatment for skin cancer. Kelsey-Seybold Clinic is changing the way health cares.

What Are the Advantages of Mohs Surgery?

Mohs surgery is a very effective treatment for skin cancer, and it has many advantages.

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At Kelsey-Seybold, Mohs surgery is typically performed in a dedicated suite at our Memorial Villages Campus.

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Because Mohs surgery is an outpatient procedure, it's less costly than surgeries that require a hospital stay. Most insurance plans cover Mohs surgery.

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High Cure Rates

In fact, it is the most effective treatment for basal cell and squamous cell skin cancers.

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Minimally Invasive

Your Kelsey-Seybold Mohs surgery specialist removes only the cancerous tissue, leaving healthy tissue undisturbed. This helps to minimize scarring and deformity.

Is Mohs Surgery Right for You?

Call our Desk Nurse at 713-442-MOHS (6647) to schedule an appointment with our board-certified Mohs surgeons. Our Kelsey Mohs surgery specialists are committed to providing you with the highest quality care. Kelsey- Seybold Clinic in Houston, Texas, is changing the way health cares.

Schedule an appointment with our Board-Certified Mohs Surgeons

If you are interested in Mohs Surgery, please call our Desk Nurse at 713-442-MOHS (6647) to schedule a comprehensive consultation with our board-certified Mohs Surgeons.