18 Oct Pat P., Los Angeles, CA
After surgery to remove a melanoma on my face in 2002, I was left with an excised area of missing skin on my cheek the size of a nickel. While I was glad that the cancer was removed, I was very afraid that I would be left with a disfiguring scar . It was my good fortune to be referred to Dr. Rawnsley for surgery to achieve the specified final margins and to perform the reconstruction. During the initial consultation Dr. Rawnsley explained that the procedure he was going to use would pull up the skin from the lower part of my cheek. Because he was the plastic surgeon recommended by my dermatologist, I was confident that his method would be successful. And I was not disappointed. I have a barely visible scar, and my cheek is still my cheek! I am extremely happy with the outcome and very grateful to Dr. Rawnsley for his experience and expertise.