What is Actinic Keratosis?

Reasons You Must Treat Actinic Keratosis Early

Actinic dermnet_photo_of_actinic_keratosisKeratosis can be non malignant in nature however the refusal or negligent acts of not treating the disorder at its earlier stages may result in squamous cell carcinoma which is one of the most dangerous forms of skin cancers known. You need to get treated very early.  In the dvelopment of actinic keratosis on the skin, the skin becomes bumpy and scaly especially when the epidermis thickens.

Chemical Skin Peel to Treat Actinic Keratosis

For patients with many facial actinic keratoses, a recommended treatment is a Chemical Peel using trichloroacetic acid which treats pre-cancerous actinic keratosis and reduces the amount of subsequent lesions.

A gel-like structure is formed by the mixture of chemicals utilized on the technique called chemical peel. This kind of medical technique is for diminishing dead skin cells from the surface of the skin so that there will no longer be fine lines and blemishes, lightening of the dark spots of the skin, removal of circles around the eyes, diminishing of puffiness, as well as skin tightening and skin smooth
ing.

There are different chemicals that are used on the skin during a chemical peel treatment. Common derivatives of these chemicals are sugar cane, vinegar, and certain fruits. Three chemical peels treatment in intervals of one month is recommended by skin experts for maximum effect.

At the Med Aesthetic Skin & Laser Spa the aesthetician offers these chemical peels in different depths/strengths to customize your treatment. Call Sharon at the Med Spa (843) 607-9310

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