Does red and blue light therapy work for red acne marks? Thanks!

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/

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