PDT & BLU U

Blue light photodynamic therapy illumination.
an innovative way to control moderate acne
and actinic keratosis.

CONDITIONS TREATED:

  • Acne
  • Precancerous lesions (actinic keratosis)
  • Sun damaged/aged skin

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Levulan and IPL

What does Levulan and IPl treat?

CONDITIONS TREATED:

  • Acne
  • Severely sun damaged skin
  • Enlarged pores
  • Precancerous sun spots (actinic keratoses, skin cancer prevention)
  • Enlarged oil glands (sebaceous hyperplasia)
  • Irregular pigmentation
  • Freckling
  • Liver spots (solar lentigenes)
  • Uneven skin texture

 

This is why its an optimal anti-age treatment.
It is a photo facial on steroids.

What is the difference between Levulan-IPL Photodynamic therapy and Blue Light Photodynamic therapy?

The two treatments are quite similar, with some subtle differences.

In both treatments:

  • Levulan is applied to the skin and incubates
  • You will be very sensitive to sunlight or bright lights for 48 hours after the treatment and must be extremely careful to avoid exposure to light
  • The Levulan is activated with a light source
  • In Blue Light PDT, Blue Lightis used to activate the Levulan
  • In IPL-PDT, IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) is used to activate the Levulan
  • Both Levulan-IPL PDT and Blue Light PDTcan both be used to treat:
  • Acne
  • Pre-cancerous sun spots (actinic keratoses)

Levulan-IPL PDT:

  • Cannot be used on tanned skin
  • Cannot be used on darker skin types (South Asian, African)

The advantage for Levulan-IPL is that it can also be used to treat:

  • Enlarged capillaries
  • Telangiectasia
  • Freckling
  • Enlarged pores
  • Enlarged oil glands (sebaceous hyperplasia)
  • Irregular pigmentation
  • Liver spots (solar lentigenes)
  • Uneven skin texture

Blue Light PDT:

  • Can be used on all skin types
  • Can be used on tanned skin


Will not remove:

  • Enlarged capillaries
  • Telangiectasia
  • Freckling
  • Enlarged pores
  • Enlarged oil glands (sebaceous hyperplasia)
  • Irregular pigmentation
  • Liver spots (solar lentigenes)
  • Uneven skin texture

 

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