[3 min watch] Top 3 tips for skin cancer surgery on the face

In this short video, Associate Professor Tony Dicker provides expert advice on performing skin cancer surgery procedures on the face, including his top three tips for perfecting your technique.

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In the video, A/Prof Dicker provides his top three tips for performing skin cancer surgery on the face in a primary care setting, including:

  1. How to ensure you excise the entire lesion during the first procedure to avoid the need to re-excise a facial lesion.
  2. How to understand the natural lines and creases of the face in order to hide surgical scars within those lines and avoid scarring problems for the patient, achieving better cosmetic outcomes and patient satisfaction.
  3. How to place the tension in the right areas to ensure you don’t distort the features of the face, especially around complex areas like the eyelids, nostrils, ears and mouth.

Watch all this and much more in the full video above!

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