WHAT IS ACNE PHOTOTHERAPY?
Acne prone skin usually begins with an abnormal amount of bacteria, mainly Propionibacterium acne (P.acnes). This typically causes painful pimples that can appear on the face, the back, the chest and other parts of the body. If neglected, pimples may produce scar.
Acne Phototherapy employs a unique intense pure violet/blue light that treats acne prone skin. Acne Phototherapy uses the only proven Selective Photo Clearing (SPC™) technology to destroy the bacteria that causes acne -quickly and easily, without causing any harm to surrounding tissue.
HOW EFFECTIVE IS ACNE PHOTOTHERAPY?
Acne Phototherapy is the fastest treatment available for acne prone skin. Multi center studies in five continents have shown that its CureLight’s pure violet/blue light effectively clears over 70%of inflammatory skin pimples in just a month. This is just one third the time of traditional methods.
Effectiveness of light spectrum in the selective destruction of p.acnes bacteria and treatment of acne prone skin. Acne Phototherapy uses the violet/blue part of the spectrum and is UV free.
ARE THERE ANY SIDE EFFECTS
Acne Phototherapy is among the safest skin treatments available. Its Selective Photo Clearing technology uses light that is UV free and safe. With Acne Phototherapy there are no known side effects.
Acne Phototherapy can avoid the variety of side effects such as those created by prolonged use of antibiotics or other oral therapies.
WHO CAN GET ACNE PHOTOTHERAPY?
Almost any one. Acne Phototherapy has been proven to be effective on mild to moderate acne pr one skin. Pregnant women and women who are breast feeding should consult their aesthetician.
ARE CREAMS USED AT HOME ?
Yes. The skin is thoroughly cleaned with soap prior to treatment sessions and your aesthetician will provide you with a lotion such as Glycolic Acid or Benzyl Peroxide for daily maintenance.
HOW ACNE PHOTOTHERAPY WORKS ?
Acne Phototherapy unique selective photo clearing technology destroys p.acnes bacteria within the skin p.acnes bacteria are highly sensitive to specific violet/blue light. The UV free light is safe, effective and doesn’t cause harm to surrounding tissue.
DOES IT HURT ?
With Acne Phototherapy a typical treatment session takes only 30 minutes. You sit or lie comfortably while the light is applied. The treatment is very relaxing. Most important: it is painless and safe. Patients often listen to music while being treated.
HOW MANY TREATMENTS ARE REQUIRED ?
Treatments typically involve a series of approx. 8 sessions, twice a week. Improvement is typically observed after the fifth session. It is important to keep the treatment appointments recommended by your aesthetician in order to hit the p.acnes bacteria at their peak of light sensitivity. By following the treatment plan you will maximize efficacy and enjoy clearer skin with Acne Phototherapy.
ACNE PHOTOTHERAPY BENEFITS
- Faster results within one month
- No side effects, painless procedure
- No downtime -After treatment you immediately return to your daily routine
- No exposure to antibiotics or other medications
- Suitable for all body areas, including the sensitive beard, and large areas such as back and chest
- Avoids the use of risky and less effective lasers or intense pulse light device.