Photodynamic Therapy Brisbane & Gold Coast

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We provide a full range of Photodynamic therapy solutions for patients residing in Brisbane and the Gold Coast.

Photodynamic therapy (PDT) has many applications and can be used to treat a number of conditions, including:

Cancers

PDT is a nonsurgical, superficial skin cancer treatment, where Metvix (MLA) is applied to the area of the cancer and covered for 3 hours, followed by exposure to a red light to treat the area. After this, two treatments, 2 weeks apart are required.

Acne

PDT is one of the methods used to treat acne. First, ALA creams are applied to the skin. 3 hours later, red light is then used to activate the treatment area. Following this, three treatments, 1 month apart are required.

Actinic Cheilitis

Photodynamic therapy is a useful treatment for sun damaged lips. ALA cream is applied to the skin and 3 hours later activated by relight treatment. Swelling, redness and peeling of the lip, typically lasts up to a week and repeat treatment may be required 12 weeks later, depending on the response.

Sun Spots

PDT is an excellent treatment for solar keratosis of the face. First, ALA/MLA cream is applied to the affected area. 3 hours later, red light is then used to activate the cream. Inflammation of the sunspots can occur and will usually resolve in a week’s time. (Daylight activation of the cream has been done before and has proven to be successful. Please speak to one of our doctors for more information.)

Contact Skin Clinic Robina

For all matters concerning Photodynamic therapy Brisbane and Gold Coast, please contact the friendly staff at Skin Clinic Robina today.
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Monday - Friday: 08:30 AM - 03:00 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

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