Treat pre-skin cancers with PDT

Modern day photodynamic therapy, or PDT, as we call it, is a highly effective therapy that has been in use for the past forty years. PDT is a great way to treat an entire area of sun damage and target precancerous lesions that can lead to skin cancer. While we use this modality most often to treat precancers, it is also an effective treatment for acne allowing a patient to avoid systemic medications.

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Treat pre-skin cancers with PDT

Modern day photodynamic therapy, or PDT, as we call it, is a highly effective therapy that has been in use for the past forty years. PDT is a great way to treat an entire area of sun damage and target precancerous lesions that can lead to skin cancer. While we use this modality most often to treat precancers, it is also an effective treatment for acne allowing a patient to avoid systemic medications.

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What foods fight acne?

The relationship between acne and diet has been a long debated one. More recently, we have unveiled some new evidence that shows direct links between what we eat and how our skin looks. Specifically, milk and processed carbohydrates, which have a high glycemic index and cause spikes in insulin, have been associated with worse acne. Eating a diet with a low glycemic index including fruits, vegetables and whole grains and decreasing milk intake can be helpful dietary adjuncts to treating your acne!

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What foods fight acne?

The relationship between acne and diet has been a long debated one. More recently, we have unveiled some new evidence that shows direct links between what we eat and how our skin looks. Specifically, milk and processed carbohydrates, which have a high glycemic index and cause spikes in insulin, have been associated with worse acne. Eating a diet with a low glycemic index including fruits, vegetables and whole grains and decreasing milk intake can be helpful dietary adjuncts to treating your acne!

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