Photodynamic Therapy: Practical Cosmetic Applications

June 2006 | Volume 5 | Issue 8 | Original Article | 764 | Copyright © June 2006

Tina S. Alster MD, Sharleen St. Surin-Lord MD

Photodynamic therapy (PDT) has been used in the treatment of a variety of benign and malignant cutaneous conditions. More recently, it has been used to enhance the results of skin rejuvenation procedures. The purpose of this article is to review the current practical applications of PDT in a cosmetic practice.