PDT is able to eliminate particular types of early skin cancers, while rejuvenating your skin.

Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is a clinically proven, non-surgical treatment for precancerous lesions.

PDT involves the use of a photosensitizing solution that is placed on the face, or other site to be treated. This solution targets abnormal or damaged skin cells.

Once the solution has absorbed (1-2 hours) a measured dose of LED r light is shone on the treatment area for up to 20 minutes.

The LED light reacts with the photosensitizing agent to target and eliminate damaged and precancerous cells.

During the treatment a tingling or burning sensation is felt and a sunburn-like reaction occurs.

After 7-10 days the damaged cells are eliminated and the skin heals revealing a clearer complexion.

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PDT gives patients the chance to target and eliminate the early signs of lessening the need for invasive surgery.

Repeated PDT treatments will provide a significant improvement in skin clarity, tone, texture, age spots, lines and wrinkles.
Prices start from $750

Call 1300322337 or visit www.drpeterlaniewski.com.au

PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY (PDT) FOR SKIN CANCER

It is safe to say that most Australian’s now understand the dangers of over exposure to the sun’s harmful rays. Unfortunately most of the damage was done in our youth. This damage presents itself as skin cancers, actinic and solar keratoses from about 35 years of age and up.

“Many of my patients wait until it is very late to have skin cancer treatment, and their only option is surgery. If you have a fair complexion and there is a history of skin cancer in your family it is definitely worth having some early preventative treatment using Photodynamic therapy, to stop potential skin cancers and avoid surgery.” Dr Laniewski

Photodynamic therapy involves application of a photosensitizing agent followed by exposure to an LED light source that activates the agent. This targets and destroys damaged or cancerous cells. PDT is an effective treatment for Several types of skin cancers including superficial Basal Cell carcinoma (BCC) squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) in situ and actinic keratoses. PDT is a straightforward treatment performed as a day procedure in Dr Laniewski’s rooms.

It involves 3 main steps:

  1. The skin is prepared and then the photosensitizing agent is applied to the areas to be treated
  2. The agent is left to ‘incubate’ for a period of 1- 3 hours
  3. The patient is placed under an LED lamp for 20 minutes to complete the treatment.

“PDT is a powerful and effective treatment. It not only destroys precancerous and some cancerous cells, but it also rejuvenates the complexion, evens out the skin tone and eliminates fine lines” Dr Laniewski

PDT may also be used to treat acne, pigmentation and ageing. Call 1300322337 or visit www.drpeterlaniewski.com.au