Risk Factors
Transplant Patients Need Skin Exam Before Operation

Self-Care Tips
How to Check for Actinic Keratoses (AKs) During Skin Self-Exam

What Every Patient with Actinic Keratoses (AKs) Should Know

Sun Protection
Itís Never Too Late for Sun Protection

Sun Protection Can Help Reduce New AKs

The Truth About Vitamin D and Sun Exposure

When Sun Exposure Unavoidable, Think Photoprotection

Benefits of Newer Treatment Options for Actinic Keratoses (AKs)

Patients' Responses to Imiquimod Vary

Why Won't My AKs Go Away?

What Dermatologists Read
List of scientific articles about actinic keratoses that have been published in medical journals.

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AKs usually develop on the face, lip, ears, scalp, neck, forearms, and back of the hands - areas most commonly exposed to the sun.

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