Actinic keratosis or solar keratosis is a spot that occurs due to an excessive sun exposure. It is a non-cancerous skin development, but if left untreated for a longer period, it can turn into a cancerous growth.

What Causes Actinic keratosis

The actinic keratosis develops on the outermost layer of the skin and is mainly caused by the prolonged exposure to the sun. Following are some other causes of Actinic Keratosis.

  • Undergoing a kidney transplant may sometimes cause these marks
  • Intake of the medications that suppress the immune system
  • Severe sunburn when young

Treatment Options

Initially, our specialist examines your skin whether it appears like a cancerous growth or not. If it does, a biopsy is conducted to determine the real cause of your Actinic Keratosis.

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After diagnosing, the doctors will treat the areas with repeated sessions until the ketosis goes away. Below are some options for Actinic Keratosis Treatments in Dubai.

Cryosurgery

Cryosurgery also called freezing, is the most common keratosis treatment that uses nitrogen to freeze the surface of the skin. The treated areas swell and get peels off after some days, ultimately removing the actinic keratosis.

Chemical Peels

Chemical peels are a well-known anti-aging treatment that can also be useful to eliminate Actinic Keratosis from the skin. A chemical substance is applied at the topmost layer of the skin to completely slough them off.

Laser Treatment

Laser skin resurfacing is a non-invasive cosmetic procedure that removes the outer layer of the skin to the desired depth. This can be applied to any part of the body. In order to make the procedure pain free, a local anesthesia is administered.

Topical treatments

If you have diffuse actinic keratosis, your specialist may advise topical cream, gel or arrangement. These can treat apparent and hidden keratosis. Specialists sometimes call this type of treatments as “field treatment,” since the topical medicines can cover a wide field of skin instead of focusing on the single lesion.

Actinic Keratosis Treatment in Dubai

For the best Actinic Keratosis treatment in Dubai, head to Euromed Clinic Center where our experts are on hand to help. Simply fill in the consultation form and one of our team will get back to you shortly.

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Dr. Irena Ivanovska
Qualified in Dermatology and Venereology, Dr. Irena Best Dermatologist in Dubai boasts more than nine years of experience in out-patient treatments with various dermatological cases and non-surgical facial rejuvenation procedure. During her studies at the Medical Faculty, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University Dr Irena was very active in HERA (Health Education and Research Association) team, which influenced her professional and personal development and inspired her love and commitment to continued learning. As a devoted doctor, Dr Irena keeps up-to-date with the latest world trends in dermatology and venereology and frequently collaborates and studies with some…
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