PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY

PDT Skin Treatment – Removal Of Sun Damaged Skin Cells

Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is used mainly to treat superficial skin cancers. PDT is very effective in the treatment of superficial basal cell carcinomas and actinic keratoses. It PDT is also beneficial in the treatment of thin, small, and low-risk nodular basal cell carcinomas on the outside of the neck and head area.

PDT is non-invasive and can successfully treat inflammatory, neoplastic, and infectious skin conditions.

 

PURPOSE

TREATMENT OF PRE-CANCEROUS SKIN CELLS

SUITABILITY

FEMALE & MALE

PAIN

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TIME

20 MINUTES (Preparation required)

PREPARATION

  • Avoid direct sun exposure 2 weeks before & after
  • Avoid vitamin A & prescription skincare for 1 week
  • No products on skin for appointment (i.e. makeup, artificial tan, moisturiser)

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What Skin Conditions Can Be Treated By PDT?

  • Actinic keratoses
  • Seborrheic keratoses
  • Cystic acne
  • Acne vulgaris
  • Extremely oily skin
  • Rosacea
  • Psoriasis
  • Basal cell carcinoma
  • Squamous cell carcinoma
  • Warts
  • Uneven skin tone, and
  • Bowen’s disease

What Can I Expect After The PDT Treatment?

The treated area will be sensitive after treatment, so it is recommended to be vigilant with sun care for at least one-week post-treatment. Using adequate sun protection always is recommended. It is common for the skin to appear red for a couple of days, followed by light shedding or peeling of the area.

How Much Photodynamic Therapy Will I Need?

The number of treatments required varies per individual, depending on the level of damage. One to three sessions are most common. This will be discussed with Dr. Campey prior to the treatment.

Do You Offer Payment Plans?

Payment plans are available using both ZipPay and ZipMoney. Click here for more information.

OUR TREATMENTS

About Face offers the latest cosmetic medical techniques and technology, tailoring each treatment to suit your individual aesthetic goals. 

Our modern clinic has a family-style environment to ensure your comfort while we work with you – to empower you.

How To Reach Us

Address

9/12 Endeavour Blvd (corner of Memorial Drive),
North Lakes QLD 4509

Open Hours

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Tuesday: 9am – 5:30pm
Wednesday: 9am – 5pm
Thursday: 9am – 6:30pm
Friday: 9am – 4pm
Saturday: 9am – 2pm
Sunday: Closed

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