Actinic Keratosis

About actinic keratosis (keratoses) An actinic keratosis is often better felt than seen, appearing as a poorly defined red-yellow rough patch or papule with adherent scale.  Actinic keratoses are found in sun-exposed areas such as the head, neck, forearms and back of the hands.  Other signs of photoaging, such as solar elastosis and lentigines, are… Read More

Cryotherapy

About Cryotherapy Cryotherapy, also known as cryosurgery, is a technique in which a skin lesion is frozen, resulting in death of the cells. It is used in dermatology to treat a variety of skin problems, both benign and malignant. Commonly treated lesions include actinic keratoses and superficial basal cell carcinomas, as well as warts and… Read More