Patient Education

Our team of professionals and staff believe that informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their health and well-being. For your personal use, we have created an extensive patient library covering an array of educational topics, which can be found on the side of each page. Browse through these diagnoses and treatments to learn more about topics of interest to you.

As always, you can contact our office at 781-237-3500 to answer any questions or concerns.

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Actinic keratosis
...An actinic keratosis (ak-ti-nik ker-ah-TOE-sis), or AK, is a rough, dry, scaly patch or growth that forms on the skin...

Imiquimod: A treatment for some skin cancers, genital warts
...Your dermatologist may prescribe imiquimod to treat: Actinic keratosis (AK)...

Squamous cell carcinoma
...   SCC can begin in a pre-cancerous growth Some SCCs begin in a pre-cancerous growth called an actinic keratosis (ak-ti-nik ker-ah-TOE-sis), or AK...

What can make my hands look younger?
...“Prevalence and awareness of actinic keratosis: Barriers and opportunities...

Seborrheic keratosis
...It could be an actinic keratosis, which can progress to a type of skin cancer...

Actinic Keratoses
An actinic keratosis (plural: actinic keratoses) is a common skin growth...

Skin Cancer
... Actinic keratosis THE IMPORTANCE OF SKIN EXAMINATIONS You can perform a skin self-exam, which involves checking your skin for changes...

Squamous Cell Carcinoma
... Actinic keratosis Some SCCs begin as a growth called an actinic keratosis...