Skin Cancer Reconstruction

Proper treatment of any cancer requires prompt removal, but when it’s in an exposed area like your face, nose or ears, scar placement and shape become extremely important.

The Procedure

Where possible, Dr. Shaw will hide incisions in natural skin folds. Skin is very forgiving, and even larger defects can be covered by utilizing surrounding tissues to close wounds. Nearby skin may also be used to match the facial skin as closely as possible. Scars can be further treated after healing to improve appearance.

The first goal is to successfully remove the cancer, but it is followed closely by helping to restore your natural appearance.

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One-Time Procedure

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Performed in Office and Takes 15-30 Minutes

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Minimal Downtime

The Results

Most reconstructions are performed under local anesthesia in the office. Larger repairs may be performed under twilight sedation in an ambulatory surgical center. Rarely is general anesthesia required.

Before & After*

What Our Patients Have to Say

“From the warm reception of his staff to the perfectly performed procedures the experience here is nothing short of spectacular. Dr. Travis Shaw puts you at ease and really listens to give you exactly what you want. ”

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“Everything as promised! Professional staff and they told me I would be in and out in about a hour and I was! Dr. Shaw gave me a very thorough explanation of the procedure and I am confident in this practice.“

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“Dr.Shaw is great at what he does.
Explains procedures pretty well, very thorough and makes one understand every step of the process.
I will definitely be coming back soon.
Thank you Dr.Shaw for what you do.”

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Dr. Shaw specializes in minimally invasive cosmetic surgery and non-surgical rejuvenation to help you look your best with the least downtime possible.

We're proud to serve Richmond and the surrounding communites in central Virginia including Chesterfield, Short Pump, Bon Air, Tuckahoe, Glen Allen, Mechanicsville, Midlothian, Chester & more.

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