The ACNE TREATMENT lab

Blue light therapy is the type of light therapy most commonly used to address acne breakouts. The wavelength of blue light has an antimicrobial effect, making it effective at killing several types of bacteria that can collect in your pores and oil glands and cause breakouts.  Results are noticeable within 2-4 weeks, or even sooner in some cases. Between treatments, people should avoid touching or picking the blemishes on their skin.

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THE ACNE TREATMENT LAB

BENEFITS OF BLUE LIGHT

FOR ACNE TREATMENT

Is blue light therapy good for acne?

Blue light therapy is the type of light therapy most commonly used to address acne breakouts. The wavelength of blue light has an antimicrobial effect, making it effective at killing several types of bacteria that can collect in your pores and oil glands and cause breakouts.

How long does it take for blue light to work on acne?

Results are noticeable within 2-4 weeks, or even sooner in some cases. Between treatments, people should avoid touching or picking the blemishes on their skin.

How does blue light kill acne?

A: Blue light kills the acne-causing bacteria known as Propionibacterium acnes, or P acnes, which can cause inflammation. P acnes is sensitive to blue light. Using the blue light, eliminates the bacteria found in the oil glands in the skin.

Does Blue Light help hormonal acne?

These lights may be blue, red, or both blue and red. Phototherapy can bring down swelling and reduce the number of pimples in some people. Studies show blue light therapy clears up acne by nearly 70% within 8 to 10 treatment sessions.

The Science

Blue light phototherapy in the treatment of acne

Blue light irradiation is effective in acne treatment. Patients without nodulocystic lesions are better candidates for blue light irradiation.

An open study to determine the efficacy of blue light in the treatment of mild to moderate acne

Eight 10‐ or 20‐minute treatments over 4 weeks with a narrowband blue light was found to be effective in reducing the number of inflamed lesions in subjects with mild to moderate acne. The treatment had little effect on the number of comedones. The onset of the effect was observable at the first assessment, at week 5, and maximal between weeks 8 and 12.

Acne phototherapy with a high-intensity, enhanced, narrow-band, blue light source: an open study and in vitro investigation

Phototherapy using this blue light source was effective and well tolerated in acne patients and had an ability to decrease numbers of P. acnes in vitro, suggesting that this phototherapy may be a new modality for the treatment of acne.

BENEFITS OF BLUE LIGHT

FOR FUNGAL ACNE TREATMENT

Is blue light therapy good for fungal acne?

Blue light therapy is the type of light therapy most commonly used to address acne breakouts. The wavelength of blue light has an antimicrobial effect, making it effective at killing several types of bacteria that can collect in your pores and oil glands and cause breakouts.

How long does it take for blue light to work on fungal acne?

Results are noticeable within 2-4 weeks, or even sooner in some cases. Between treatments, people should avoid touching or picking the blemishes on their skin.

How does blue light kill fungal acne?

A: Blue light kills the acne-causing bacteria known as Propionibacterium acnes, or P acnes, which can cause inflammation. P acnes is sensitive to blue light. Using the blue light, eliminates the bacteria found in the oil glands in the skin.

Does Blue Light help fungal acne?

These lights may be blue, red, or both blue and red. Phototherapy can bring down swelling and reduce the number of pimples in some people. Studies show blue light therapy clears up acne by nearly 70% within 8 to 10 treatment sessions.

BENEFITS OF BLUE LIGHT

FOR ACNE SCARS TREATMENT

Is red light therapy good for acne scars?

Red light therapy helps promote healing and may work to decrease the visibility of acne scarring. It also has anti-inflammatory capabilities. Red light therapy works deep below the surface of your skin to help soothe and repair tissue.

How does red light repair acne scars?

Red Light Speeds Wound & Scar Healing and Decreases Pain & Inflammation. In study after study, red light therapy has proven to be a safe, natural way to speed up the healing process for burns, wounds, surgery incisions, and scars

​Which light therapy best helps with acne scars?

Blue LED Light Therapy specifically targets acne bacteria that lives on the skin and causes acne lesions. By removing the bacteria, this treatment reduces active acne. Blue LED Light Therapy can be used to improve skin texture and reduce sebaceous hyperplasia or enlarged oil glands.

LED Light Therapy is a time-tested method for faster healing of surgical scars and wounds. However, it also has an added advantage of being an effective anti-ageing and skin rejuvenation treatment. Treatments can help you with skin concerns, including: Healing of post surgical wounds.