What is Blue Light Therapy?
Blue light therapy, also known as photodynamic therapy, is a type of light treatment that’s used to treat diseased or damaged skin. It uses medications called photosensitizing agents along with specific wavelengths of blue light to destroy abnormal skin cells while leaving the surrounding tissue unharmed.
What can I expect with Blue Light?
In office, your doctor or aesthetician applies the medication topically, directly to the area being treated. Treatment sessions can be anywhere from 90-180 minutes long. The patient will have red and tender skin, similar to a sunburn for 7 days. The patient must remain out of the sun for 30 hours.
What areas does it treat?
• SKIN CANCER
- Targets and destroys most pre-cancer
- Treats sun damage
- Reduced risk of future skin cancers