Skin cancer is an abnormal growth of skin cells that most often develops on areas of sun-exposed skin, including the scalp, face, lips, ears, neck, chest, arms and hands, and on the legs in women.
But it can also form on areas that rarely exposed to sunlight, such as your palms and beneath your fingernails or toenails.
Excision of a skin lesion on the face can be distressing for patients because of the risk of visible scarring that cannot be hidden.
It is important that your facial skin lesion is excised by an expert whose practice is focused on the face and that routinely performs these procedure.
Mr Mohammed-Ali has extensive training and experience in facial dermatological surgery. He has also completed a Reconstructive cosmetic fellowship and currently works with his Dermatology colleagues in the surgical management of patients with facial skin cancers.
There are three main types of skin cancer:
You can reduce your risk of skin cancer by limiting or avoiding exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation. Checking your skin for suspicious changes can help detect skin cancer at its earliest stages.
Early detection of skin cancer gives you the greatest chance for successful skin cancer treatment.
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