Eyelid Skin Cancer Treatment in Greenwich

The skin on our faces and around our eyelids is exposed to the sun perhaps more than any other part of our bodies. This exposure and personal genetics can make it especially vulnerable to developing skin cancers at almost any age. But the good news is that in most cases it is easy to treat eyelid & facial skin cancer. Dr. Sohrab is proud to provide her patients with options for treating eyelid and facial skin cancer in Greenwich to get back to looking their best.
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At her practice in Greenwich, Dr. Mahsa Sohrab  and her staff focus on providing a personalized experience that focuses on health and beauty together. By working closely with her patients, Dr. Sohrab can deliver individualized results to help you treat any cases of eyelid or facial skin cancer. Call us today to learn more about facial skin cancer treatment options in Greenwich.

Eyelid and Facial Skin Cancer Overview

As we age, the skin on our eyelids and faces can become thin and delicate. This, in combination with years of exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun, can make us more susceptible to developing skin cancer. Skin cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in the outermost layer of skin, and overall is quite common among a wide range of patients.
While there is no guaranteed way to prevent skin cancers, Dr. Sohrab has options for providing quick and effective treatment. Our focus is on delivering results that restore the health, function, and aesthetic of your eyelids all at once.

What Are My Treatment Options for Eyelid Skin Cancer?

The eyelid is a common place for skin cancers to develop, and because of this, there are many eyelid cancer treatments available. The type and severity of eyelid cancer you have will play a role in determining which treatment is best for you. In general, the sooner you receive treatment, the easier and faster your treatment process can be.
Some of the most common eyelid cancer treatments include:
  • Surgery: eyelid cancer surgery is often the best option for treating eyelid cancer. Depending on the size, location, and type of eyelid cancer, surgery may involve removing the cancerous tissue along with a small amount of healthy tissue surrounding it.
  • Radiation therapy: this treatment uses high energy beams to destroy cancer cells. Radiation therapy is often used in conjunction with surgery or as a follow-up treatment after surgery.
  • Chemotherapy: this eyelid cancer treatment uses drugs to kill cancer cells. For eyelid cancer, chemotherapy typically is only topical, providing a lighter treatment experience.
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Should I Get Treatment?

The answer to this for eyelid and facial skin cancer is almost always yes! In fact, the sooner you receive treatment, the better. If you notice any of the symptoms or signs of eyelid skin cancer, we recommend seeking treatment from our experienced eyelid surgeon, Dr. Sohrab. Common symptoms of eyelid and facial skin cancer include:
  • Growth on the eyelid (colored red, brown, or black
  • The appearance of broken skin that does not heal
  • Change in texture and feel of the eyelid skin
  • Chronic infection of the affected skin
  • Eyelashes falling out
  • Swelling or thickening of the skin or eyelids
You can start by scheduling your appointment with Dr. Sohrab to explore your options and find the best way to get your eyelids back in good shape.
So informative, spent time explaining to me my problem. Very kind and put me at ease . First Doctor that told me more information than any other after 3 years of eye nuisance. Thank you
– Pia M.

Eyelid Skin Cancer Before & Afters

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Eyelid Skin Cancer Recovery and Results

Most patients report excellent results after eyelid cancer surgery and other treatments. In some cases, you may experience temporary side effects such as swelling, bruising, and numbness. These side effects are usually mild and will resolve on their own over time. We will provide you with an expected outcome timeline based on your individual treatment plan.

After your eyelid skin cancer treatment, it’s important to take care of your eyelids and skin. This means using sunscreen, wearing sunglasses, and avoiding direct sunlight as much as possible. Dr. Sohrab will give you specific instructions on how to care for your eyelids after treatment to keep them in good health in the coming years.

Schedule Your Consultation Today

Dr. Sohrab and her team are ready to do our part in keeping your eyelids cancer free. Call us or use our online form to set up your consultation for treating eyelid skin cancer in Greenwich. At your consultation, you can learn more about the eyelid treatment process and see our before-and-after photos to see just how successful your outcome can be. Contact us today to get started on treating facial skin cancer in Greenwich.