Skin Cancer Before & After Photos – PG 7
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Skin Cancer Patient 61
This patient was referred to Dr. Bhama by a Mohs surgeon for reconstruction of a medial canthal defect following Mohs surgery for skin cancer. On pre-operative photos, notice the large defect of the medial canthal region involving the upper eyelid and nasal sidewall. Options were discussed and the patient elected for skin graft. Dr. Bhama performed skin graft from the upper eyelid to reconstruct the defect under local anesthetic. Dermabrasion was performed at a separate setting. Post-operative photos are shown demonstrating an excellent cosmetic result with no distortion of the palpebral aperture or medial canthus. The scar will soften with time. The patient was very pleased with the results.
Skin Cancer Patient 62
This patient was referred to Dr. Bhama by Mohs surgeon after excision of a skin cancer from the left side of the nose. On preoperative photos, noticed the full-thickness defect of the left nasal ala. Options were discussed and the patient elected for auricular cartilage grafting, nasal valve repair, mucosal advancement flap for the inner lining, and medial labial interpolated flap for the skin. Surgery went well and early postoperative photos are shown demonstrating complete restoration of the nasal valve region. Her scar will continue to fade with time. She was able to breathe well through her nose and was very happy with the cosmetic outcome.
Skin Cancer Patient 63
This patient was seen by Dr. Bhama for discussion of reconstructive options following removal of a skin cancer from the nose by Mohs surgeon. Options were discussed and the patient elected for paramedian forehead flap reconstruction. Dr. Bhama performed paramedian forehead flap reconstruction using auricular cartilage grafting to support the nasal valve. Several refining procedures were also performed. The patient was very happy with the results.
Skin Cancer Patient 64
This patient was referred to Dr. Bhama for reconstruction of a nasal defect after Mohs surgery. On preoperative photography, noticed the large defect involving the nasal dorsum as well as the sidewall. Options were discussed and the patient elected for paramedian forehead flap reconstruction. Surgery went well. Intermediate photos are shown demonstrating the forehead flap in place. The patient underwent several postoperative touchup procedures as well. Her postoperative photos are shown demonstrating excellent result. She was very happy with the results of surgery.
Skin Cancer Patient 65
This patient was referred to Dr. Bhama by Mohs surgeon for reconstruction of a nasal defect following Mohs surgery for a basal cell carcinoma on the nasal dorsum. On preoperative photos, noticed the defect of the nasal dorsum. Options were discussed with the patient and she elected for local flap closure under local anesthesia without sedation. Surgery went well and postoperative dermabrasion was performed. Very early postop photos are shown demonstrating excellent camouflage of the flap. The appearance of the scar will continue to improve with time. The patient was very happy with results.
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