A review of Metvix for the treatment of actinic keratoses, superficial basal cell carcinoma and for use in daylight photodynamic therapy
Dermatologists perform more in-office cutaneous surgery than any other specialty. Given the regularity of surgical procedures and excisions, strategies around minimizing surgical scars may prove useful for both patient satisfaction and overall procedural outcomes. Whether doing a simple linear closure or complex flaps, fundamental principles remain consistent with regard to the minimization of scars.
This article aims to provide practical pearls that can be incorporated into every dermatologist’s toolbox to optimize surgical scars following in-office surgeries and excisions.