Basal Cell SKin Cnacer of the Nose: Mohs Surgery Reconstruction by Dr. Suzman
Forehead Flap Nose Surgery
Basal Cell Skin Cancer Mohs Surgery Reconstructed by Dr. Suzman with a forehead flap. More
After first stage flap surgery
The forehead skin has similar color and thickness to nasal skin. It is elevated and rotated 180° to cover the nasal defect. It remains attached to the brow area where the supratrochlear artery and vein are able to nourish the flap skin. After 3 weeks, this flap of skin was divided and resculpted to create the new nasal skin. More
Nose skin cancer surgery
- Dr. Michael Suzman has performed over 1000 nasal cosmetic and reconstructive procedures find that one of the most gratifying aspects of plastic surgery practice
- Skin cancers are very common in the nose because of sun exposure to this area. It is a challenge to reconstruct the nose because the skin is usually not very loose, and the nose is a very visible part of the face.
- the forehead flap is remarkable surgery for large and difficult defects of the nose, known as a pedicle flap, because a leash of muscle and blood vessels is retained between the forehead and the nose.
- Requires 2 or 3 surgeries at a minimum in order to repair the nose but the final outcomes can be excellent
- There is always some scarring, though most patients are vastly improved versus the severity of the original defect.
- Being an expert in both cosmetic rhinoplasty surgery and reconstructive surgery allows Dr. Suzman to take care of some of the most difficult challenges in facial plastic surgery
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