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Blue Light Therapy For Acne

In The San Francisco Bay Area

Blue Light Therapy For Acne

In The San Francisco Bay Area

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Blue Light Therapy For Acne Specialist in the San Francisco Bay Area

At PotozkinMD Skin Care and Laser Center, we offer Blue Light Therapy to help some patients improve acne.

How can Blue Light Therapy improve acne?

We understand how frustrating it can be to experience a battle with acne. As an inflammatory skin disorder caused by many different factors, it can start to seem impossible that you will ever see any improvement. Everyone’s skin condition and causes are unique to them, and because of that, everyone responds very differently to treatment modalities.

Blue Light Therapy has been effective in some cases when treating and managing the symptoms of acne. Blue light rays help destroy the bacteria responsible for producing acne in the first place. The rays also act as an anti-inflammatory towards keratinocytes, which are the most common cells in the outer layer of the skin.

It’s extremely imperative that a board-certified dermatologist performs Blue Light Therapy on patients experiencing acne. This treatment method isn’t right for everyone and will not be given to patients with certain allergies and other conditions. Dr. Potozkin and Dr. Ellis will make sure that it is the right treatment for you before recommending it.

What are some benefits of Blue Light Therapy for acne?

Some benefits of Blue Light Therapy for acne are:

  • Safe and unlikely to cause any long-term complications
  • Can be used all areas of the body
  • Does not cause scarring and can be paired with other treatment methods
  • Is not used with any other drugs or antibiotics

During your skin consultation, our team will assess your patient history, examine your skin, and determine if Blue Light Therapy is a recommended treatment method to help you fight acne. 

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