What Is Mohs Surgery And What Can Be Done To Prevent Skin Cancer?

Mohs surgery is a surgical procedure named after a doctor by the name of Frederic E. Mohs, MD. This procedure is a technique in which the skin is numbed with anesthetic, then the area in question is shaved off with a scalpel down to the skin and the portion that was shaved is then tested for cancerous cells. Lab work is performed on the portion that was shaved off to test for cancerous cells using a mapping method to detect the cancerous cells. [Read More]