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Actinic Keratosis Treatment New York

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What Is Actinic Keratosis?

Actinic keratosis is a pre-cancerous scaly or crusted patch commonly found on sun-damaged skin of the head, neck, upper trunk and extremities. Lesions can range from early lesions with mild redness and subtle scale to advanced lesions with well-defined redness and thick scale.

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Can actinic keratosis become skin cancer?

Actinic keratosis can evolve into invasive squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), a form of skin cancer. The rate of development of squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) over a 10-year period if the lesions were untreated ranged from 10-20% depending on the case series.

Are there treatments for actinic keratosis?

Treatment options include cryosurgery, electrodessication, photodynamic therapy, laser and topical medication to name a few.

How do I find out whether I have actinic keratosis?

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Am I at risk for developing actinic keratosis?

Individuals at higher risk of developing actinic keratosis include the elderly, those with lighter skin complexion and those with a history of chronic sun exposure.

Do I need follow-up after treatment for actinic keratosis?

Regular follow-up after the treatment is advised to ensure that no new lesions have developed and that the treated lesions have resolved.

Actinic Keratosis Treatments Offered At Radiant Skin New York City

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- Isotretinoin

- Cortisone shots

- Cyst Treatment

- Facials

- Chemical Peels

- Acne Taser Treatment

- Oral Prescription Medications

- Topical Prescription Medications

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