Smokers 9 times more likely to have complications after Mohs

And ex-smokers also face higher risks after skin cancer surgery: study
Reuters Health

Complications after skin cancer surgery may be more common in smokers and former smokers, a US study suggests.

For the study, researchers examined outcomes for 1008 patients who had Mohs reconstruction with flaps or grafts, including 128 current smokers and 385 former smokers.