Light therapy acne treatment uses light to kill specific bacteria located on the skin. The procedure is non-invasive, a type of photography for moderate acne that has been unresponsive to other therapies. The treatments are usually scheduled over a period of weeks with a range of four to eight treatments. The sessions require an average of twenty minutes depending on the size of the area targeted for treatment and the severity of the condition.
What Can This Treatment Do?
The therapy kills bacteria deep within the pores of the skin. No recovery time is necessary and adverse effects are fairly uncommon. Studies have shown the light therapy acne treatment is effective for mild to moderate acne. The American Academy of Dermatology has stated light therapy bears much promise for the effective treatment of acne. Many people have seen a significant improvement in the health of their skin after completing several sessions.
This type of therapy is versatile and may be used to treat acne already on the skin or to control future outbreaks. It is important to understand treatments other than light therapy may need to be used in conjunction with the light therapy to clear up the acne completely and full manage the symptoms.
What are the Benefits of This Treatment?
Light therapy offers a lot of advantages for individuals with mild to moderate acne including:
• The treatment is gentle and safe
• No medications are required
• The treatment is appropriate for the entire body
• The treatment can be used with most therapies for acne
• It is unnecessary to avoid exposure to the sun after treatment.
• The treatment does not cause scarring
Interested? Get In Touch with Us to Find Out More
If you are interested in light therapy acne treatment, please feel free to reach out and make an appointment with Silk MedSpa! At our convenient locations in Mississauga, Toronto, and Thornhill, our devoted team of professionals will be eager to explain this treatment in greater detail and answer any questions you may have. Contact us today to set up your consultation – we look forward to speaking with you!