Photodynamic Therapy – PDT or Blue Light (AK’s)
A medicated solution (Levulan) is applied to sun damaged areas and allowed to incubate. After the incubation period, a blue light is used to activate the medication and destroy precancerous growths or sun damaged tissue. This therapy gives us the ability to treat large areas in less time, instead of addressing every individual lesion.
We recommend these products after your treatment. They're available in our cosmetic department.
Cryotherapy is the most common treatment that involves freezing an actinic keratosis, causing the skin to flake off. Overtime, new healthy skin forms as the treated areas heal.
Prescription Treatments (AK’s Superficial BCC’s)
Chemotherapy for the skin works to destroy mutated cells present in actinic keratoses or superficial cancers. Based on your symptoms, needs and budget, we will work with you to find the best prescription medication for you.
Some chemotherapy for the skin prescriptions include: