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Professional Dermatologic Surgery in Westerville, Ohio

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Dermatologic Surgery

Professional Dermatologic Surgery in Westerville, Ohio

Dermatologic Surgery

What is Dermatologic Surgery?

Within the specialty of dermatology medicine, there are several subspecialties, including dermatologic surgery (sometimes referred to as surgical dermatology) and cosmetic dermatology, both of which are offered at the Center for Surgical Dermatology. 

Dermatologic surgery refers to the subspecialty that manages skin conditions through surgical procedures. These procedures may involve the superficial layers of the skin or extend through to the underlying layers of muscle or fat below, depending on the condition being treated. 

At our dermatologic clinic, all of our physicians routinely perform dermatologic surgery. Furthermore, several of our physicians have received advanced training in specific areas of dermatologic surgery, such as Mohs surgery, reconstructive, and laser surgery.

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Dermatologic Surgery FAQs

Are you interested in learning more about dermatologic surgery? Get a better understanding of this subspeciality by reading the FAQs section where you’ll learn about the different forms of dermatologic surgeries, types of skin conditions we treat with dermatologic surgery in Westerville, and more. 

At the Center for Surgical Dermatology, we offering the following dermatologic surgery procedures:

More recently, the subspecialties of cosmetic and laser surgery were brought under the dermatologic surgery umbrella. These subspecialties include procedures like Botox, dermal fillers, laser skin resurfacing, laser hair removal, sclerotherapy, and facial rejuvenation with lasers.

For more information on these procedures, contact our practice. We’re happy to answer any questions you may have about dermatologic surgery in Westerville, Ohio!

Several different types of skin condition are treated through effective dermatologic surgery. These may include, but are not limited to, skin cancer, cysts, moles, skin tags, fatty tumors, sunspots, and more. 

If you have a specific question regarding whether a skin condition can be treated with dermatologic surgery, reach out to us or schedule a consultation with one of our friendly providers.

This depends on the type of procedure. For example, a Botox procedure treating fine lines and wrinkles may take just a few minutes, while Mohs surgery may take several hours, depending on the size and extent of the cancer. 

During your dermatology consultation with your provider, he or she will discuss the treatment details, including the estimated procedure time.

Dermatologic procedures are planned with patient comfort in mind. Topical or injected numbing may be used for procedures that would otherwise be uncomfortable. Most procedures done in the dermatology office are minimally painful.

Before your procedure, we recommend consulting with your provider to get a better understanding of the level of pain you may experience.

The primary benefit of dermatologic surgery is that this subspecialty is very effective at treating a wide range of skin conditions. For instance, Mohs surgery has one of the highest cure rates out of all skin cancer treatments, while laser treatments are ideal for sun spots, redness, or unwanted hair. 

Depending on the type of procedure, other benefits of dermatologic surgery at the Center for Surgical Dermatology include:

  • Non-invasive or minimally-invasive treatments
  • Reduced scarring
  • Local anesthesia (as opposed to general anesthesia)
  • Performed in an outpatient setting
  • Experienced, board-certified providers

If you have a question about a specific dermatologic procedure, please reach out to the Center for Surgical Dermatology.

At the Center for Surgical Dermatology, all of our physicians perform various types of dermatologic surgeries. Furthermore, several of our physicians have received additional training in specific procedures, including Mohs surgery, reconstructive, and laser surgery

For more information on which of our experienced physicians perform certain procedures, contact our clinic.

Photos

Dermatologic Surgery Photos

Dermatologic surgery can help treat and address a wide variety of skin conditions. If you are wondering how it is performed or how it can help your skin, view our dermatologic surgery photos below. 

An Injection Of A Painkiller To The Site Of A Mole Removal Surgery
Surgery. Close Up Of Skin Cancer Excision Process.Local Anaesthetic.
Surgery. Close Up Of Skin Cancer Excision Process.
Dermatologist Removing A Mole From A Patient's Back
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Schedule a Dermatologic Surgery in Westerville, Ohio

Do you have a skin condition that’s treatable with dermatologic surgery? Whether you need to remove skin cancer with specialized Mohs surgery or remove a suspicious mole with surgical excision, the team of board-certified providers at the Center for Surgical Dermatology are here to help with exceptional dermatologic services in Westerville, Ohio. Get in touch with our clinic to learn more or schedule a consultation with one of our experienced providers. 

Schedule your dermatologic surgery in Westerville, Ohio, by requesting an appointment online or by calling our clinic at (614) 847-4100.

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