The Australian Sun is one of the harshest rays in the world and long term exposure to ultraviolet light has made skin cancers common among Australians.
Not all skin lesions are skin cancers, and it is important to assess the ABCDE of skin pathology; looking at Asymmetry of the lesion, irregular Borders, uneven distribution of Colours, a Diameter of greater tham 6mm and an Evolving lesion with pain, itchiness or bleeding.
Dr Johnny Kwei has over 15 years of surgical experience that allows him to accurately assess skin cancer and treat it with the most appropriate modality.
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Skin Cancer Surgery
Some of the common skin cancers that are treated at the practice are basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma. If required, Dr Kwei will admit you to the hospital for further treatment.
Using the latest techniques in skin grafting and flap reconstruction, Dr Johnny Kwei aims to provide the most aesthetic reconstruction post surgical treatment, often hiding incision lines in the natural shadows of the body anatomy, giving the best result.
Appointed at Manly District hospital, Mona Vale Hospital and the new Northern Beaches Hospital, Dr Johnny treats both medicare and private patients in these facilities. He also admits at North Shore Private hospital, Delmar Private Hospital and Crows Nest Day Surgery.
If you have a suspicious lesion, changing in size, pattern, or giving you discomfort, make sure you have it reviewed by a qualified Plastic Surgeon affiliated with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons.
Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. The information provided here is for general educational purposes only. Please contact Dr Johnny Kwei to discuss the best options for your individual situation.