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Photodynamic therapy

This treatment is currently only available at New Town Skin Cancer Centre.

Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is a non-surgical skin rejuvenation treatment for various skin conditions including superficial skin cancers, acne, rosacea and actinic keratoses (sun spots). A topical cream is applied to the skin which is then exposed to a special light source, triggering a chemical reaction in the targeted lesions that eventually breaks down their structure.



20180430_142825There are three steps to PDT, which can take a few hours to complete:

  • the medicated cream is applied
  • the cream reacts with your skin
  • your skin is exposed to the light source

The technique causes damaged skin cells to be destroyed and bacteria to become inactive, while the healthy skin remains unharmed. 

Learn more at our blog.



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