actinic keratoses

Chest actinic keratoses responds to low-level ingenol mebutate topicalA lower level concentration of ingenol mebutate gel for the chest significantly reduces actinic keratosis lesion counts without severe side effects, a study shows.
Balancing ethics, finances, morals and patient preference in actinic keratosis follow-upDermatologists who suggest low-risk actinic keratosis patients come back annually for disease management might experience kickback from patients, who fear they need more frequent care for their precancerous skin condition.
Combination topical appears effective for subclinical actinic keratosis treatmentCombination of fluorouracil and salicylic acid may be an effective field treatment for subclinical actinic keratoses lesions.
October clinical considerations for NPs, PAsThis month, we examine how to recognize Zika virus, a new therapeutic option for AD, and the concept of field cancerization in treating actinic keratosis.
Treating the AK fieldInnovative modifications of conventional treatments for actinic keratosis (AK) can help patients live with this chronic disease in more comfort and greater safety, and with potentially improved outcomes.
Off-label PDT protocols show promise in AK treatmentModified PDT protocols prove promising for AK treatment, maintaining high clearance rates while reducing cost, one expert says.
6 important trends in PDT treatment for AKSeveral “What’s New” factors will help dermatologists optimize photodynamic therapy in the treatment of actinic keratoses.
More common sense needed in treating AKsNeal Bhatia, M.D., asked attendees to consider why they treat AKs and challenged them to think of more strategies for preventing and minimizing treatment problems.
Eradicating actinic keratosis: Pros and consDr. Neal Bhatia shares his perspective on Actinic Keratosis from his Controversies session at the 23rd World Congress for Dermatology: pros and cons on routine eradication, trending populations, and modalities of treatment. learn more.
Painless PDT: The next stage in the evolutionShort ALA incubation coupled with blue light therapy yields effective, pain-free results.