In the northern California Bay Area, it can be very difficult to avoid the sun, which is a primary risk of skin cancer.
Skin cancer reconstruction details
Dr. Hessler works with dermatologists and Mohs surgeons who remove the skin cancer. Once they have removed it, she performs the plastic surgery repair and closure. The procedure is usually done under local anesthesia with sedation, and takes 1 to 3 hours, depending on the how large the wound is, and where it is on the body.
Commonly reconstructed areas: