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What is Actinic Keratoses, Why Does it Occur?
Not many people are familiar with the term actinic keratoses, or AKs. These are small, scaly spots most commonly found on areas of the body that are exposed to the sun such as the face, ears, neck, arms and hands. Actinic keratoses affects fair-skinned people mostly.
Effective Treaments for Actinic Keratoses
Sometimes, this condition will advance to a stage that will require more extensive treatment. Use of sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or higher can help prevent these lesions even if extensive sun damage has already occurred.
Schedule Your Consultation
To learn more about actinic keratoses and how it can be treated, please contact one of our doctors at the Dermatology & Laser Surgery Center today to schedule your initial consultation. Dr. Friedman and his team will evaluate your condition and then determine which treatment plan is best for your individual needs.