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Curbside Consults

I get a lot of “curbside consults” from my patients, showing me skin lesions (“moles”) that they “should really get removed someday” and ask if I can do it for them.

The answer is, “Yes, I absolutely can,” and “Yes, I am a plastic surgeon and I can give you the best scar possible,” but that doesn’t mean that the lesion should always necessarily be excised. The two main deciding factors are:

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