Actinic Keratoses

Actinic KeratosesThese are precancerous growths on sun-exposed skin areas. These growths are scaly or crusty and vary in appearance and size. A small percentage of these lesions may grow to become squamous cell carcinoma. We offer the latest proven treatments for actinic keratoses with the goal of preventing skin cancer.

Aging Skin Treatment

Skin changes throughout life are due to both genetics and external factors. Sun damage leads to visible changes in the skin: thin skin, color changes, large pores, coarse texture, fine wrinkles and visible blood vessels. > More info

Chemical Peels

Results from this advanced technology include an increase in the production of collagen and elastin fibers, as well as a reduction in the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, improved skin tone, texture, color and elasticity. > More info

Cryotherapy

Cryotherapy is used to treat a number of diseases and disorders, most especially skin conditions like warts, moles, skin tags and solar keratoses. Liquid nitrogen is usually used to freeze the tissues at the cellular level. The procedure is used often because of its efficacy and low rates of side effects. > More info

Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)

A medical treatment that uses a photosensitizing drug (a drug that becomes activated by light exposure) and a light source to activate the applied drug. The result is an activated oxygen molecule that can destroy nearby cells. Precancerous cells and certain types of cancer cells can be treated this way. > More info

Phototherapy (Light Treatments)

Photo Genesis is an innovative way to quickly, safely and comfortably improve your skin's texture, tone and color on your face, chest, arms and hands, without gel or topical anesthetics. This treatment is excellent for helping to reverse the signs of sun damage, such as age spots, redness and mottled complexion. > More info

Skin Cancer Treatment

Some of the same techniques used to treat skin cancer may be applicable to certain abnormal moles and growths. A consultation in our office will determine the best course of action. > More info

Skin Surgery

Outpatient skin surgeries using the latest techniques and materials are part of our daily practice at Lee's Summit Dermatology Associates. > More info

Wart Treatment

At Lee's Summit Dermatology Associates we treat a lot of warts! Treating warts is very challenging and no therapy has been shown to be 100% successful. A combination of therapies is usually effective. > More info