What advantages does it provide over conventional treatments?
Clinical studies in Australia and around the world have proven that this PDT treatment is effective for treating these lesions.
The additional advantage it provides is excellent cosmetic results, the non-invasive and selective nature of the treatment minimize the potential for scarring and side effects.
Clinical studies conducted in Australia and overseas have found that trial patients who have had previous treatment for AK with cryotherapy or a topical chemical therapy were more satisfied with PDT. To find out more go to www.treatskincancer.com.
What side effects can this treatment have?
Not everyone experiences side effects. Some people experience local discomfort at the treatment site during and after light exposure, which is the most common side effect. These local reactions are generally of mild or moderate intensity and resolve rapidly.
Performed in the doctor's practice.
The PDT treatment is prescribed and performed by Dr Caswell. Unlike some other treatments, it usually involves one to two treatments sessions at least a week apart, and several lesions or the entire face can be treated in one session.
To make an appointment with Dr Caswell phone 02 6752 1333.