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Blue light acne treatment? What is it? Is it expensive?

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In brief: Many uses

Blue light (and red light) is a part of a treatment called photodynamic therapy.
It uses light and a topical chemical (aminolevulenic acid, ala) to treat many conditions. Acne is just one. Ala soaks into the skin and the light activates is. "bad cells" or acne related bacteria are then selectively destroyed by the light activation. Beyond that i would discuss with a dermatologist.

In brief: Many uses

Blue light (and red light) is a part of a treatment called photodynamic therapy.
It uses light and a topical chemical (aminolevulenic acid, ala) to treat many conditions. Acne is just one. Ala soaks into the skin and the light activates is. "bad cells" or acne related bacteria are then selectively destroyed by the light activation. Beyond that i would discuss with a dermatologist.
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