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BLU-U® Light Treatment For Moderate Acne.

What is acne, and why is it so hard to control?

There are many types of acne. The most common is called acne vulgaris. Almost everyone goes through a period of acne at one time or another. Just beneath the surface of the skin lie hundreds of tiny glands called sebaceous glands. Their function is to collect and order discount viagra excrete the oily substance called sebum, to keep the skin healthy. However, the tiny pathway for the viagra canada purchase sebum to escape often becomes clogged, and a bacterium called p. acnes grows inside. In a short time, the area swells up, and forms a pimple on the skin. At certain times of life, this process becomes very active, troublesome and hard to control.

What’s the Blue Light Treatment? How does it work?

There is now a new treatment available that doesn’t depend on medication. It’s called the BLU-U Blue Light Photodynamic Therapy Illuminator Model 4170. The BLU-U is a very special blue light that can kill the p. acnes bacteria in your skin. Treatments are simple – you simply sit with your face close to the light for a short time at a schedule set up by your doctor, usually a 15-minute session about once or twice per week. The treatments may go on for five weeks or so. It’s very safe, it’s not hot, it’s not painful at all. After some weeks, the blue light can control your acne, or clear it up for a very long period. The BLU-U was cleared by the FDA in 2003 for the treatment of moderate inflammatory acne vulgaris.

Where can I try the BLU-U blue light?

The BLU-U is available in our office. You can ask your doctor if your case of moderate acne is right for BLU-U Light Treatment. At this time, insurance companies list the pharmacy purchase viagra BLU-U blue light as a cosmetic treatment, so you must pay the doctor yourself. If you are looking for an alternative to medications or antibiotics, it might be just what you need.

Acne at any age.

Not exclusive to teenagers, many young adults, people in their 20’s and 30’s, have trouble with acne that is hard to control. The BLU-U Treatment – using light without drugs or antibiotics – may be something for you to try. Ask your doctor.