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Red Light Therapy Rosacea
Is there evidence that either red light or photofacial therapy will treat the constant redness from rosacea?
Yes: There are data regarding the use of ipl, photo facial for the treatment of rosacea. The extent to which benefits are seen will vary from patient to patient and a thorough consultation with an experienced care provider will help give you some good guidance. Be sure to review before and after pictures and reviews prior to consenting to any treatments. ...Read more
At home red light therapy at 650nm, how effective is this when using it for popped pimples? Does it help it heal? Reduce redness, and swelling?
Mixed data: The jury is out on the effectiveness of led red light therapy. It may have some benefits but the data is not great. ...Read more
How effective is red light to heal lesions at 650 nm, will it promote healing or is light therapy a waste of time?
Cold laser: Cold laser is well known to promote healing. It is used in europe quite a lot (unfortunately not in the usa-due to fda). I would think that its not a waste of time and to certainly try it. Make sure its a medical grade laser and max treatments are 12 but you should see a difference by 6-7 treatments if done right. ...Read more
Sucker bait: Colored light therapy is decades old. There's just enough scientific jargon that the practitioner can use to make people believe that this fun-therapy might work. It's an amusing placebo. If you can take and want the oral contraceptive pill, it's likely to clear you; otherwise, start with topical benzoyl peroxide with Clindamycin or something similar your doctor can rx. You deserve to be acne-free. ...Read more
Does blue and red light therapy work on post inflammatory hyperpigmentation? The red dots from previous breakouts? Thanks!
Using an over-the-counter blue/red light therapy mask for acne, 15 min daily, my insomnia has worsened, it is possible its the light therapy?
Poor choice: Phototherapy is at best an adjunct for acne. You deserve better. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician who can add prescription-strength therapy. Acne is a serious chronic illness that needs to be treated aggressively; having visible acne as an adult is a sign of poor self-care. Wishing you the best. ...Read more
What will get rid of post red acne scarring/marks found on fair skin tones? I've tried everything. Does blue and red light therapy work? Thanks.
TEA TREE OIL: STOP ALL DAIRY, MEAT AND JUNK/FAST FOODS. DO NOT USE ANY MAKEUP UNLESS its natural and chemical free. Use EWG. ORG app for buying clean cosmetics. Most important-Destress and sleep 8 hours/day starting @ 10 PM. Stop CONSUMING all kinds of vegetable and processed oils in your diet.Drink 2-3 liters-water but not with food but either 1 hour before or 2 hours after. DESTRESS. Apply tea tree oil daily 3 months ...Read more
I have mild/moderate acne, using blue/red light therapy mask for it, its helping, but insomnia has worsened, does the light block my own melatonin?
Hello I am a 27 year old that is considering purchasing a red/ blue light therapy product to us at home. Is it worth the investment?
ASDS opinion & 1more: Two sites to read: https://www. Asds. Net/Laser-Light-Therapy-for-Acne-Scars/ and http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/73275-red-blue-light-therapy-acne/ ...Read more
What do you suggest if I have bumps, scars, and redness from acne on my face. Could I use rosacea treatment to get rid of it?
Is infrared light therapy (for chronic wound localized scleroderma) and doxycycline 100mg bid safe? Foot has become highly red appearing.
Red hot cheeks: Use virgin coconut oil applied 3-4 times daily. It my take up to 3-4 weeks to work. Propanolol could possibly also give you a red face. ...Read more
I have rosacea problems. I am getting treatment from a dermatologist. But still sometimes I get itching sensation in small areas and it becomes red.
Sensitivity: Not sure question but it could be skin where cream placed is sensitive and you itch. May need steroid cream to help it? Speak to your dermatologist. ...Read more
Would medical facials help my rosacea? I have rosacea on my cheeks and I'm very self-conscious about how splotchy and red my face looks. What medical facials are good treatment options to give my complexion a more even tone? .
I have what seems rosacea. Red patches on forehead & sides of nose. Quite dry in places. What is the best treatment?
Consultation: Consult with a facial plastic surgeon or dermatologist. There are topical treatments that can be used but a diagnosis has to be done first. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Red bumps, no heads, on only one cheek of face. Began as 1 inch rough patch around 2 years ago, now spreads across whole cheek. Rosacea? Treatment?
Taking doxycycline--briefly cured ocular rosacea. Now have red, sore eyes from allergies. Treatment?
Diagnosis first: If our eyes actually hurt, you need to see an ophthalmologist (eye doctor, md) asap. If red an ditch along with some discomfort (but no pain), use cold compresses, rinse y our eyes with artificial tears such as genteal, referesh or systane and take antihistamine drops (for instance ketotifen [zaditor, alaway). Don't take those that "takes the red out of y our eyes! " no better, see the eye doctor. ...Read more
What are the chances of co2 laser skin smoothing procedure worsening rosacea symptoms? My rosacea started about 10 years ago, when I was 18. I have tried various treatments including medication and ipl to keep the skin redness and the facial pimples under
I'm almost positive I have rosacea, but I'm not sure. My cheeks are always super red and I hate it. Any treatments or cures? Help!
I have flare ups of red, itchy skin with bumps on my face. I think it could be rosacea. Any natural treatments I can try?
Red itchy skin: Try using virgin coconut oil as a moisturizer to get rid of redness and itchiness. ...Read more