Photodynamic therapy is used to treat superficial forms of skin cancers and sunspots.

This clever technique involves using a photosensitising creams that when applied to the skin are taken up by cancer cells. The photosensitising cream is then activated using bright light, subsequently destroying the cancer cells.

Immediately after treatment the area will become inflamed, red and swollen. A crusted area may form, and healing can take 1-2 weeks.


The Ballarat Surgicentre will be hosting a PINK week to raise funds for womens cancers from Monday 11th May to Friday 16th May. This event will coincide with the Cancer…
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