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Procedure Summary: Blue Light Therapy
Indications: Acne Treatment
Anesthetic Needs: None
Typical Package: 2 times per week for 5 weeks.
The BLU-U® 4170 offers effective, non-invasive and pain-free blue light treatment for moderate inflammatory acne vulgaris, a condition affecting millions of adults, teens and children in the United States. Narrow band blue light causes a photodynamic effect within the pylosebaceous gland that kills P. acnes, the bacteria primarily responsible for acne vulgaris.
In the treatment of acne, blue light activates endogenous photosensitizers within the P. acnes bacteria. This creates a toxic bacteriocidal environment in the sebaceous gland that inhibits the obstruction of the sebaceous follicle and formation of acne lesions.
2 Blue Light treatments per week are recommended for 5 weeks. We have customized acne programs that include facials, Blue Light treatments and topical medical grade products for the control of acne.