Letter to Editor

Evaluation in real life of the impact of photo-protection counseling in patients with actinic keratosis

Charles Taïeb*, Khaled Ezzedine and Sophie Seité

Published: 11 December, 2019 | Volume 3 - Issue 1 | Pages: 011-012

Actinic keratosis (AK) are scaly lesions caused by chronic ultraviolet-induced damage to the epidermis which are a proxy for excessive sun-exposure [1] that may evolve into squamous cell carcinoma [2-7]. Therefore, there is a need or continuous surveillance of such patients along with adapted information for an effective photo-protection, practical couselling on photoprotection towards the defined population, i.e. elderly with actinic keratosis. Thus, patient observance and adhesion to the dermatologist recommendations become a real public health issue. In this context, we aimed to evaluate through a non-interventional, real-life observational study, the impact of photoprotection counseling by the dermatologist on patients attitude towards sun exposure

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