Los Angeles, CA, Feb. 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Los Angeles dermatologist, Dr. Peyman Ghasri, offers Mohs surgery for the treatment of skin cancer. Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States today and often develops on visible parts of the body, which can make treatment difficult. Patients and doctors alike often seek safe, effective ways to remove the cancer without leaving disfiguring scars.
About Dr. Peyman Ghasri, Expert in Skin Cancer Treatment Los Angeles
Dr. Peyman Ghasri is a highly respected Los Angeles skin doctor. He graduated magna cum laude from UCLA, where he received numerous awards and merit scholarships. After graduating from UCLA, he attended UC Irvine School of Medicine and maintained a perfect academic record that allowed him to graduate among the top of his class. Dr. Ghasri continued his education in plastic surgery and general surgery and completed his dermatology residency at UC Irvine. He is committed to remaining at the forefront of his field and regularly participates in research programs and has been extensively published in peer-review journals. He is currently a member of the American Society of Mohs Surgery, a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, a fellow of the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery and a diplomat of the American Board of Dermatology. Visit http://www.castlederm.com to learn more.
Mohs micrographic surgery is a special technique that was developed by Dr. Frederick Mohs. Today, the procedure is considered the most effective way to remove the most common skin cancers: basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma. It can also be used to remove melanomas, which are the deadliest form of skin cancer. Dr. Ghasri uses Mohs micrographic surgery to remove the cancer cells while preserving the greatest possible amount of healthy skin tissue. Cure rates for basal cell carcinomas and squamous cell carcinomas treated with Mohs surgery are 98 percent.
Dr. Ghasri offers a variety of other skin cancer treatments as well, including other surgical procedures, radiation therapy and photodynamic therapy. He works with patients to identify the most appropriate treatment regimen to meet their individual needs and recommends routine screening particularly for those with a history of sun damage or who have other risk factors.
Los Angeles dermatologist, Dr. Ghasri, also offers cosmetic dermatologic treatments, and patients can enjoy treatment with Botox, Juvederm, Radiesse, Dysport and Restylane to create a clearer, smoother, more youthful appearance to the skin.
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Source:Castle Dermatology Institute