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FAQ Treatment Questions

 

 

Can I undergo Acne treatment with Retin-A or Accutane while using LED Light Therapy?

Yes, Light Therapy has a calming effect on the skin and will not react with Acne treatments.  It helps with calming the skin and scarring that can be present in acne.

 

How does photo-therapy work on acne?

Acne is caused by a surplus of sebum produced by the sebaceous glands. When there is too much sebum, the p. acne bacteria which feeds on the sebum flourishes and that can lead to acne breakouts. The actual causes of too much sebum are not completely understood but may be related to hormonal changes. Stripping the skin with heavy surfactant cleansers (bar soap) can lead to more oil production.  The red/infrared photo-therapy works on acne at several different levels:

First: It normalizes the sebum thereby depriving the bacteria of its food source. This results in less bacteria and reduced chances for breakouts.

Second: The red/infrared is anti-inflammatory which reduces the redness.

Third: It shrinks the pores which helps clear the skin.

Fourth: It stimulates the bodies healing response which accelerates mending and improves the appearance of the skin. And

Finally: The red/infrared reduces scarring from acne by promoting the production of collagen to repair the skin.  Also great for wrinkles.

 

The photo-therapy benefits acne sufferers by helping to kill the acne bacteria. It was found that some of the visible violet light, present in sunlight, in the range 405-420 nm activates a porphyrin in p. acnes which damages and ultimately kills the bacteria by releasing singlet oxygen.

 

   

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Will acne come back after a series of treatments?

Acne may well return but regular treatment to normalize the skin will reduce the chances depending on what type of acne we are treating.

 

Will photo-therapy work for adult acne as well as juvenile?

Yes, it works with all types of acne.  It also has an anti-aging affect.

 

 

   

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