The diagnosis of skin cancer is a life altering event. Sunflower Dermatology is equipped to provide competent, comprehensive care to achieve the best outcome – a cure.

Dr. Matthys, our onsite dermatologist in our Riverside, Missouri office, employs a revolutionary procedure called Mohs surgery that helps to ensure the complete removal of the cancer before the patient leaves our office. This surgical dermatology procedure increases chances for a complete cure and relieves patient anxiety previously associated with waiting to see if the cancer is totally removed. Sunflower Dermatology also removes skin lesions that are not cancer whether its a growing mole, acne cyst, or any unwanted skin growth, you can count on Sunflower Dermatology to exceed your expectations.

Skin Cancer

Skin Cancer is the most common form of cancer in the world. More people are diagnosed with skin cancer than all the other kinds of cancer’s combined. If you have found a place on your skin that concerns you, find more information about skin cancer and how Sunflower Dermatology and Medical Day Spa can help you.

Cosmetic Mole Removal

Moles are bumps or growths on the skin that have different skin tone than the rest surrounding skin. For those who find moles unattractive, uncomfortable, or have deeper concerns about their origins, we have the answer. Cosmetic Mole removal is a safe and fast way to remove this unsightly skin condition and reveal the smooth, healthy skin beneath. For more information click the link below.

Mohs Surgery

Sunflower Dermatology provides complete, comprehensive, and compassionate care in the treatment and cure of basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma skin cancer. Sunflower Dermatology offers Mohs Surgery in our Riverside, MO office. This procedure provides the highest cure rate for cancer and allows our physician, Dr. Matthys, to be a surgeon and pathologist.

Mohs skin cancer surgery is an in-office procedure that can take up to 3 hours. Patients should take all medicines the day of surgery, and can have breakfast, or lunch, before the procedure. After the patient and physician confirm the site of the skin cancer, a tissue sample will be taken and processed in our in-office laboratory.

Dr. Matthys will review the microscope slides to confirm complete resolution of the skin cancer. If the skin cancer is completely removed, there will be a discussion about how to close the area. If additional skin cancer is identified, Dr. Matthys can remove the cancerous portion, leaving only healthy tissue behind.

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