Reconstructive Skin Cancer Procedure Information
Biopsy proving skin cancer
Take certain medications or adjust your current ones
Avoid taking aspirin and certain anti-inflammatory drugs and herbal supplements as they can increase bleeding
Be sure to arrange for someone to drive you home after surgery and someone to stay with you the first night following surgery
Skin cancer removal surgery recovery is fairly easy. Incision sites may be sore, red or drain small amount of fluid. You will be able to return to light activity as instructed by your surgeon. Try to avoid movement that stresses your wound or sutures. Healing will continue for many weeks/months as incision lines continue to improve In some cases, secondary procedures may be required to complete or refine your reconstruction. A void sun exposure as new cancer may develop or scars can become raised, red, or discolored.
*Are not limited to:
Need for additional surgery