KAUAI, HAWAII – Imiquimod on the lip can be extremely painful, but it works wonders for actinic cheilitis, sometimes with only a few treatments.
Also,and how long patients stay under the lamp, advised , professor of dermatology at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston.
These are just a few of the tips Dr. Rosen shared in a presentation about AKs at the Hawaii Dermatology Seminar provided by Global Academy for Medical Education/Skin Disease Education Foundation.
Inafter his talk, he went into detail about the use of imiquimod for actinic cheilitis – AKs of the lip – and painless PDT, as well as how to discuss AKs with patients – and a quick, clever way to help distinguish AKs from squamous cell carcinoma.
Dr. Rosen is an adviser to Aclaris, Cipher, Pfizer, and Valeant.
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