KAUAI, HAWAII – Using photodynamic therapy in place of blue-light therapy to reverse sun damage such as actinic keratosis is less expensive and associated with fewer adverse events such as pain, according to Dr. Christopher Zachary.

Dr. Zachary, chair of dermatology at the University of California, Irvine, shared his perspectives in a video on the advantages of photodynamic therapy over other field treatments, particularly in an era of changing health care reimbursements.

He spoke at the Hawaii Dermatology Seminar sponsored by Global Academy for Medical Education/Skin Disease Education Foundation. SDEF and this news organization are owned by the same parent company.

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