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Castle Connolly Top Doctors DC 2020 Denjamin C. Stong, MD American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Facial Plastic Surgeon Board Certified ABFPRS Facial Plastic Surgey American Academy of Facial Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery, INC. Atlanta Plastic Surgeon Top Patient Rated

Should You Be Taking Extra Prevention to Fight Skin Cancer?

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Some people in Atlanta are more prone to developing skin cancer than others and need to take extra precautions to fight it. Are you one of them? Not sure? Who is More at Risk for Developing Skin Cancer? If you fit into any of the following categories, then you should be taking extra steps to…

Topical Treatments for Skin Cancer

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Were you recently diagnosed with skin cancer? If you have precancerous or cancerous lesions that are limited to the top layer of your skin, then our doctors in Atlanta may prescribe a topical medication as an effective treatment option. Types of Topical Skin Cancer Treatments Topical treatments for skin cancer may include chemotherapy cream or…

Types of Skin Cancer

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Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer. You should be regularly getting your skin checked by a dermatologist or other skin cancer expert in Atlanta on a regular or annual basis.  It’s also important that you’re able to recognize suspicious lumps, bumps, spots, sores, or other marks on your own skin. Doing this…

Preventing Skin Cancer

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When you think about preventing skin cancer, the first things that pop into your head are probably to avoid the sun as much as possible, and to use sunscreen when you’re outside. Though the truth is, these two things alone aren’t enough to protect you from this harmful, potentially life-threatening disease. Other Skin Cancer Preventing…

Skin Cancer Reconstruction at Kalos

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If you’ve been paying attention to recent celebrity news, you may have heard that actor Hugh Jackman is now in his fifth run-in with basal cell carcinoma (BCC). It’s the most common type of skin cancer, affecting more than 3 million people each year. BCCs are growths that form in basal cells, found in the…

Scar Treatment Following Surgery

The ultimate goal of both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery is to make the most attractive outcome for the patient, and the issue of scarring cannot be overlooked when planning for surgery.  When cosmetic surgery is performed, skin tissue is generally not originally compromised or damaged, so the placement of incisions and resulting scars will be…

The All-Encompassing Nature of Reconstructive Surgery

In  my practice, I see several patients a week for reconstructive surgery following the removal of skin cancer, normally from the face, neck or scalp.  Because facial plastic and reconstructive surgery is my specialty, patients many times opt to have the surgical closure performed in our office to obtain the best possible outcome in terms…

Creating the Ideal Closure Following Mohs Surgery

Unfortunately, skin cancer is becoming more and more common, and we see evidence of this fact every day with the number of patient referrals we have for reconstructive surgery following skin cancer removal.  When a skin cancer (normally a basal or squamous cell carcinoma) is located on the patient’s face or neck, making sure the…

The Benefits of Cosmetic Mole Removal

I perform quite a few mole removal procedures in my practice each month, and I believe there are benefits to having a plastic surgeon perform the removal in order to create the best possible outcome.  Patients often turn to plastic surgeons for mole removal when the mole is in a visible location, like the face.…

Minimizing Facial Scars

One of the many factors patients encounter when deciding to have facial surgery is the potential for scarring. Any time the skin is cut, a scar will result as a healing response. However, there are many innovative solutions to minimize scars during surgery and ways to deal with them if they happen to occur. Proper…

Disclaimer: These Are Actual Results For Patients Of Dr. Benjamin Stong. Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Results Can Vary Between Patients.