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Ingenol mebutate is a gel used to treat solar keratoses (sun spots). A course of treatment is only 2 or 3 days - much shorter than other creams.
Ingenol mebutate is a gel used to treat solar keratoses (sun spots). A course of treatment is only 2 or 3 days—much shorter than other gels. Unfortunately it can only be used on small areas and is relatively expensive compared to other treatments.
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Solar keratoses, also known as “sun spots”, are one of the most common signs of skin damage from long term sun exposure. If not treated, they sometimes develop into skin cancers. Fortunately there are many effective treatments.
Picato® Gel is used to treat solar keratoses (sun spots). It is more effective than cryotherapy (freezing treatment) and recommended for people who have many sun spots. It only needs to be used for three days on the face or two days on the body, so any side effects are usually short lived.
The Molescreen Field Treatment clinic is a quick and effective way of treating resistant solar keratoses (“sun spots”). Patients attend Molescreen for two or three days in a row to have treatment applied by one of our nurses.