What laser acne treatments are available?
Several treatments are available for acne including Blue Light Therapy that exposes acne to wavelengths that eliminate the acne bacteria; PhotoDynamic Therapy, a photosensitizing agent that is applied to minimize pores and oil glands; and Laser Treatment pulsed light to trigger the body’s natural acne-fighting bacteria.
BLU-U Blue Light Photodynamic Therapy
BLU-U Blue Light Photodynamic Therapy is a non-drug therapy for moderate acne. It is a unique blue light that kills the P. aenes bacteria in your skin. BLU-U light treatments are gentle and typically well tolerated by patients.
The BLU-U light alone is FDA cleared for light alone treatment of moderate inflammatory acne.
If you have moderate acne and are uncomfortable taking antibiotics, or are unhappy with your current oral or topical antibiotic results, ask your doctor if BLU-U is right for you.
BLU-U treatments are simple. You just have to sit with your face close to the blue light for a short time, usually a 16-minute session about once or twice per week. The length of the treatment course varies depending on the severity of your acne, but BLU-U therapy can control your acne or clear it up for a length of time.Learn more about Blu U
Accutane is a form of vitamin A. It reduces the amount of oil released by oil glands in your skin, and helps your skin renew itself more quickly.
Accutane is used to treat severe nodular acne. It is usually given after other acne medicines or antibiotics have been tried without successful treatment of symptoms.
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Retinal is a vitamin A derivative that unclogs pores, boosts collagen to reduces fine lines, and speeds cell turnover to even out discoloration and smooth the skin—sometimes in as little as four weeks. The first retinoid—tretinoin—was FDA approved almost 40 years ago as a prescription acne treatment. Patients on retinol creams experience not just clearer but softer, brighter, less-lined skin.