SURGICAL SERVICES 

Some skin conditions and diseases require surgical treatment, such as skin cancers. Other conditions, including keloids and cysts, may also be improved with surgical treatment. Your treatment at Carter Snell Skin Center will begin with a consultation with Dr. Carter-Snell to determine the course of action that will deliver the best results for you.  

SKIN CANCER FACTS

Surgical Services:

  • Cyst removal

  • Keloid treatment, removal

  • Mole removal

  • Skin tag removal

  • Skin cancer surgery  

  • One of every five people gets skin cancer.

  • The most common types of skin cancer include: Basal Cell Carcinoma, Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Malignant Melanoma.

  • 50% of people who live to be 65 will have either a Basal, or Squamous Cell, Carcinoma

  • 2,500 people die every year from Squamous Cell Carcinoma.

  • Malignant Melanoma is the most common cancer for young adults (25-29) and the second most common cancer for adolescents, and adults aged 15-29.

  • Regular use of a tanning bed increases risk of melanoma by 74%. One blistering sunburn in childhood, or adolescence, more than doubles the risk of Malignant Melanoma.

  • One person in the USA dies each hour of Malignant Melanoma

  • You can learn more facts at http://skincancer.org/skin-cancer-facts

CALL TO SCHEDULE YOUR ANNUAL SKIN EXAM (313) 338-8007