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Treatment of Actinic Keratosis: Playing the Field
Friday, August 02
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Gary Goldenberg, MD, FAAD
Following this course, the attendee should be able to:
- Outline therapeutic considerations when confronted with actinic keratoses.
- Discuss various modalities for field treatment of actinic keratoses.
- Design a therapeutic ladder and formulate combination treatment for more challenging cases.
This session will enable the physician to methodically evaluate patients with actinic keratoses and approach management in a logical, step-wise manner. Treatment options for mild to intractable field cancerization will be discussed, including topical agents, photodynamic therapy, resurfacing, chemowraps, and oral medications. Case-based review will highlight practical tips and clarify factors important for medical decision-making.