Non-ablative fractional resurfacing in combination with topical tretinoin cream as a field treatment modality for multiple actinic keratosis: a pilot study and a review of other field treatment modalities.

@article{Prens2013NonablativeFR,
  title={Non-ablative fractional resurfacing in combination with topical tretinoin cream as a field treatment modality for multiple actinic keratosis: a pilot study and a review of other field treatment modalities.},
  author={Sebastiaan P Prens and Karin de Vries and H. A. Martino Neumann and E P Prens},
  journal={The Journal of dermatological treatment},
  year={2013},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={
          227-31
        }
}
BACKGROUND Actinic keratoses (AK) are premalignant lesions occurring mainly in sun-damaged skin. Current topical treatment options for AK and photo-damaged skin such as liquid nitrogen and electrosurgery are not suitable for field treatment. Otherwise, therapies suitable for field treatment bring along considerable patient discomfort. Non-ablative fractional resurfacing has emerged as a logical treatment option especially for field treatment of AK. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the clinical efficacy… CONTINUE READING

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