If you think you have AKs you should get an accurate diagnosis from your physician. Although they can readily be treated when discovered early, each actinic keratosis has the potential to develop into a skin cancer.
Treating Actinic Keratosis
At the Rosenthal Clinic we offer photodynamic therapy for the treatment of AKs. This treatment offers a way of dealing with multiple AKs at the same time. Meanwhile, avoiding weeks of the painful and unsightly skin changes induced by alternative treatment approaches. It also provides an improvement in overall skin quality.
At The Rosenthal Clinic, photodynamic therapy (PDT) is often used to treat acne and actinic keratoses. This treatment involves the application of a photosensitizing agent such as aminolevulinic acid to the surface of the affected skin, followed by exposure to light therapy using BLU-U light or IPL....