Sun damage / Sun spots
Picato® gel is used as a topical treatment for solar keratosis (sunspots) on the body of adults.
Solar keratoses are thickened scaly patches of skin caused by too much sun exposure. Solar keratosis are also known as actinic keratosis. It is quite common for solar keratosis to be on the scalp, face and hands
The Picato ® gel treatment contains the active ingredient ingenol mebutate. The ingenol mebutate in Picato ® gel treats the lesions in the area where the gel is applied. This treatment is only available with a doctor. This procedure improves the health of your skin by treating both visible and invisible (under the surface of the skin) solar keratosis. Treating the solar keratosis may prevent the future development of non-melanoma skin cancer. This is a treatment focusing on sun damage specifically solar keratosis and your skins future health, it is not intended for an appearance purpose.