Skin cancer management


Skin cancers are the most common cancers of the western world.  A significant proportion of the elderly develop skin cancers and they can be managed surgically with excellent aesthetic and functional long-term outcomes with over ninety five percent cure rate.

Mr. Komath has vast experience in the surgical management of skin cancers with excellent audited outcomes. He is part of the dermatology MDT at Royal Free Hospital London. The procedures are painless, carried out under sedation or general anaesthetic as a day procedure.

       

Complications of skin cancer surgery:

  • Less than five percent recurrence requiring re- operation
  • Bruising
  • Bleeding
  • Scars
  • Facial asymmetry
  • Altered sensation of the skin