Short but simple theme guides AK treatment recommendations



An expert panel of seven dermatologists has generated recommendations to aid clinicians in prescribing topical treatments for actinic keratoses. Dr. Eggert Stockfleth and his colleagues acknowledged that patient compliance with topical AK therapy remains a challenge.

Their recommendations included the need to develop topical treatments with shorter duration but equal effectiveness, to keep regimens as simple as possible, and to manage patient expectations.“Our experts believe that real-world efficacy could be vastly improved by shorter treatments coupled with effective patient management,” they noted.Read the full article in the International Journal of Dermatology (doi:10.1111/ijd.12840).

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