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By: Georgia Dermatology  09-12-2011
Keywords: skin cancer

Dr. David Olansky is a Mohs Micrographic Surgeon. Mohs Surgery is a state of the art surgical technique used to treat basal cell and squamos cell skin cancers. Mohs micrographic surgery has the highest success rate of all treatments for skin cancer, with five year cure rates for new cancers exceeding 99% and a 95% cure rate for recurring cancers. Mohs micrographic surgery is an ideal choice for cancer treatments of the face as it utilizes microscopic surgical techniques which allow for increased accuracy by tracing the skin cancer down to its roots, offering the highest chance for tumor removal, while sparing normal tissue surrounding it.

MOHS micrographic surgery was developed by Dr. Friedrich E. Mohs. Dr. David Olansky studied under the tuttledge of Dr. Mohs at the University of Wisconsin. Dr. David Olansky has been performing Mohs micrographic surgery in Atlanta for over 30 years.

Keywords: skin cancer

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