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Effective treatment for skin cancer available at Mohs Surgery Clinic in Westlake Village

Effective treatment for skin cancer

Ask any dermatologist and they will tell you that Mohs surgery is one of the most effective and conservative ways to treat basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas. These skin cancers affect many adults in the United States and are often located in highly visible places on the body. The Mohs surgical technique removes the skin cancer in thin layers, repeating the process over and over until all the cancer cells are removed. At the office of Dr. Daphne I. Panagotacos, we have a skilled expert in our Mohs surgery clinic in Westlake Village who can provide our patients with … Continue reading

Eights steps to perform Mohs surgery in Westlake Village, CA

Dr. Daphne Panagotacos (Daphne I. Panagotacos, M.D. Skin Care Centre) is an experienced provider of Mohs surgery in Westlake Village, CA for suitable candidates.

Mohs surgery is considered the gold standard among procedures to remove skin cancer. Dr. Daphne Panagotacos (Daphne I. Panagotacos, M.D. Skin Care Centre) is an experienced provider of Mohs surgery in Westlake Village, CA for suitable candidates. The Mohs surgery procedure can be explained in eight basic steps as follows: You can wear the hospital gown or your regular clothes depending on the position of the skin cancer. The Mohs surgeon then observes the place where you had the biopsy and might place a mark on it with a pen for reference purpose. The doctor will then decide on your … Continue reading

Benefits of skin cancer treatment in Westlake Village, CA

Mohs surgery is recognized as the most effective skin cancer treatment in Westlake Village, CA.

Mohs surgery is an in-office procedure that is proven to be effective in removing cancerous tissues with minimal damage to the surrounding healthy cells. In this procedure the cancerous tissues are removed layer by layer and examined until no more cancerous tissues are left. Patients can receive state of the art skin cancer treatment in Westlake Village, CA from Dr. Daphne Panagotacos (Daphne I. Panagotacos, M.D. Skin Care Centre).   Gold Standard in Skin Cancer Treatments As compared to other procedures, Mohs surgery results in the least amount of scarring while delivering the highest cure rate. It is considered the … Continue reading

Effective Mohs micrographic surgery in Westlake Village, CA

Mohs micrographic surgery has significantly improved over the years

Mohs micrographic surgery is an advanced, targeted, and effective way to surgically eliminate skin cancer while minimizing the damage to the healthy tissue that surrounds the treatment area. This technique was developed more than 80 years ago. It is still widely considered to be the most effective and successful way to combat squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) and basal cell carcinoma (BCC). Mohs surgery has a remarkable cure rate of 99 percent for skin cancer. This is much higher than other acceptable methods to treat various types of skin cancer. The objective of Mohs surgery is to eliminate the skin cancer … Continue reading

Westlake Village dermatologist explains the causes and risk factors for skin cancer and treatment options

Skin Cancer Treatment in Westlake Village

Skin cancer affects millions of Americans every year, making it the most common type of cancer. When caught early and treated promptly, skin cancer can be highly curable. However, when not diagnosed and treated early, it can lead to disfigurement and potentially death. The number of skin cancer cases each year rises more than combined cases of breast, lung, prostate and colon cancer. At Daphne J. Panagotacos, M.D. in Westlake Village, we educate our patients on the importance of early detection when it comes to skin cancer. We encourage regular skin checks at home as well as full dermatological skin … Continue reading

Westlake Village dermatologist trained in Mohs surgery to treat skin cancer believes the cost is worth it!

Mohs surgery is often the best option for skin cancer treatment. Dr. Panagotacos, Westlake Village, CA, can help.

The words skin cancer can strike fear in even the bravest heart. But it’s two words that many people will hear in their lifetime. More people are diagnosed each year with skin cancer than all other cancers combined. It’s estimated that twenty percent of Americans will develop skin cancer by the time they turn 70. At Daphne I. Panagotacos, M.D., located in Westlake Village, CA, we can guide you through a skin cancer diagnosis and treatment with compassion and expert care. One treatment method we employ is Mohs surgery for skin cancer removal. If you worry about your chance for … Continue reading

What is Mohs surgery in Thousand Oaks

Dr Daphne I. Panagotacos, M.D. Mohs surgery for skin cancer Providing Mohs Surgery in thousand oaks area

In the United States, skin cancer is the most frequently occurring form of cancer. Annually there are more than 3.5 million cases diagnosed. The forms of skin cancer are Basal Cell Carcinoma, Squamous Cell Carcinoma, and Melanoma. A widespread and highly effective treatment for most skin cancers is Mohs micrographic surgery. What is Mohs micrographic surgery? This method of treating skin cancer was developed by Dr. Frederic Mohs in the 1930s. Although this treatment was developed nearly 80 years ago today, it remains the most effective way to treat squamous cell carcinomas, basal cell carcinomas, and some melanomas. The objective … Continue reading

Protect yourself with skin cancer screening and treatment in Westlake Village CA

Dr Daphne I. Panagotacos, M.D. Mohs surgery for skin cancer Providing Skin Cancer Screening

One of the keys to successfully treating skin cancer is early detection. You should visually inspect your skin at least once a month, looking for any changes. If you do find anything suspicious, contact your dermatologist immediately. In addition to doing self-exams, you should see your dermatologist annually for a skin cancer screening. If a skin cancer screening leads to a positive diagnosis, you are not alone. Skin cancer is very common and with early detection, it can be treated effectively. Dr. Panagotacos is a fellowship-trained Mohs surgeon. Mohs is considered the most effective treatment for Basal Cell Carcinoma and … Continue reading

Patients in Thousand Oaks learn about skin cancer signs and treatment

Dr Daphne I. Panagotacos, M.D. Mohs surgery for skin cancer Skin Cancer Treatment In Thousand oaks

Nearly four million people in the United States are diagnosed with skin cancer each year. This is why you should conduct personal examinations of your entire body at least monthly. So what should you look for? Let’s look at the most common types of this condition. Basal cell carcinoma: Signs include pearly translucent bumps, red and scaly patches, or areas of scar tissues that have thickened. They may crust over or bleed. These signs often show up on the face, head, neck, upper back, arms, and hands. Squamous cell carcinoma: This is often found on the face, ears, lips, scalp, lower legs, … Continue reading

Patients seek Westlake Village dermatologist for skin cancer treatment

Dr Daphne I. Panagotacos, M.D. Mohs surgery for skin cancer Providing Skin Cancer Treatment

The annual skin cancer statistics are alarming. There are more new skin cancer cases every year than other types of cancer including breast, lung, prostate, and colon, according to the Skin Cancer Foundation. Of those cases, there are 700,000 cases of squamous-cell carcinoma and two million cases of basal-cell carcinoma. Therefore, it is critical to see the dermatologist at least annually for a skin cancer screening. It lasts about 10 minutes and can save your life. Patients can turn to Dr. Daphne I. Panagotacos in Westlake Village for screenings as well as treatment for skin cancer. What you can expect … Continue reading

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