Technology. It can either be your enemy or your best friend. There have been so many recent technological advancements for just about everything you can think of — some of which can cause quite the headache. But when it comes to skincare, technology is definitely on your side. Thanks to cutting-edge science, surgery is not always required for certain skin treatments. In this case, we’re talking specifically the best technology for skin cancer treatments.
Did you know that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in the course of a lifetime?
There are more cases of skin cancer every year than incidences of breast, prostate, colon and lung cancers combined. That’s a scary statistic; one that can easily be prevented by performing routine skincare checks and having a healthy skincare routine. Unfortunately though, whether it be from genetics or unhealthy tanning practices, skin cancer still happens.
Luckily, however, the best skincare procedures can help to reverse the damage that has been done if the cancer is caught early enough and attended to properly.
At Green Dermatology & Cosmetic Center, a premier medical and cosmetic dermatology center near Boca offering the best skin care treatments and skin care products, skin cancer can be treated without invasive surgery. Superficial Radio Therapy, otherwise known in the field of medical dermatology as SRT, is an alternative, non-surgical solution for non-melanoma skin cancer and keloids – and is covered by insurance. It uses an innovative device that is able to preserve healthy tissue while destroying malignant skin cancer cells. Deerfield Beach dermatologist, Dr. Jason Green, offers this revolutionary treatment option for patients suffering from basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma, as well as keloid scars.
There are three main reasons why SRT should be your number one choice for skin cancer treatment.
There’s no doubt that one of these reasons is that it doesn’t require any type of surgery. For the nearly 3.5 million Americans diagnosed with non-melanoma skin cancer each year, this is extremely good news, as most of them are over 60 and run the risk of having surgical complications due to pre-existing conditions such as being on blood thinners, diabetes, heart disease and/or any other condition that presents a challenge for surgery. Having a non-surgical option allows patients to breathe easy and feel more comfortable with the procedure they are about to have, especially since there is no cutting, bleeding, stitching, or scarring — and on top of all that, no pain either. No surgery also means no risk for post-surgical infections or complications.
Safety and Time-Saving
This non-invasive procedure uses low levels of radiation to destroy cancer’s DNA, which allows for faster healing and minimal-to-no scarring. That means no interruption of your normal routine, and no reconstruction surgery needed. It’s one of the safest and most effective alternative cancer treatments available, and best of all, there is no harm done to any of the surrounding healthy tissue.
But the number one reason you should consider SRT for your skin cancer treatment? There is a 95% cure rate, and it has been cleared by the FDA for use on the entire body. That impressive success rate is what has us at Green Dermatology & Cosmetic Center so excited to be able to offer our patients this option that requires zero surgery and is virtually pain-free. When looking for Boca Raton skincare treatment for your skin cancer, scheduling a consultation with Dr. Green in our office is exactly what you need.