Contact Us

How Can We Help You?

9 + 6 =

What We Offer

Actinic Keratosis

Bay Dermatologist

Over exposure to the sun can cause Actinic Keratosis, also known as Solar Keratosis. This is the most common form of precancer and can form as scaly or crusty bumps. Varying in color Actinic Keratosis may appear white, red, pink, light or dark tan.

These can be commonly found on areas of the body that are overly exposed to ultraviolet rays such as the face, lips, ears, scalp, shoulders, neck, back of the hands and forearms.

Causes of Actinic Keratosis

  • Overexposure to Ultraviolet rays (indoor/outdoor)

What Can I Do?

Protect yourself!  Use a broad-spectrum sunscreen even when its cloudy, wear sun safe clothing and eyewear, seek shade when possible, avoid indoor tanning and do not get sunburned!

Treatment Options

  • Cryosurgery
  • Curettage
  • Electrodessication
  • Shave removal
  • Dermabrasion
  • Chemical peels
  • Laser surgery
  • Topical medication

Only 5-10% of Actinic Keratosis turns into skin cancer but more than half of squamous cell carcinomas tend to start off as Actinic Keratosis

Acne affects up to

50 Million

Americans annually

Acne affects almost

100%

Of teenagers

Acne affects up to

20% of Adults

From ages 25 – 44 

Today , virtually

All Acne

Can be cleared

Contact Us

How Can We Help You?

CALL FOR AN APPOINTMENT

727-585-8591
Email Us

QUICK LINKS


Home
Our Providers
Locations
Bay Blog

CALL FOR AN APPOINTMENT


727-585-8591
Email Us
Locations

QUICK LINKS


Home
Our Providers
Locations
Bay Blog
Join Our Team