Pre-cancers on the skin or actinic keratosis are extremely common lesions. They most commonly appear on the head and arms as a result of chronic sun exposure. Left untreated, they can develop into squamous cell carcinoma. To find out which of the various treatment options is best for you or take steps to reduce your risk for skin cancer, call today or make an appointment online with Golden Coast dermatology, skin cancer, and vein center.
What are Actinic Keratosis?
How can I prevent actinic keratosis?
How are Actinic Keratosis treated?
When should I see someone about this?
If there are scaly or rough spots on your skin that don’t seem to heal, it is probably time to see someone. Left untreated these lesions can develop into a skin cancer. It is also important to note that the presence of these mean that you are likely to eventually develop squamous cell carcinoma.
If you have lesions that don’t seem to heal, call, text us, or make an appointment online today at Golden Coast Dermatology, Skin Cancer, and Vein Center.