Lasers Found to Be Effective in Treating Acne

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Monday, June 26, 2017

For the most part, acne treatments have largely remained the same since the 1950s. Retinols and oral acne medication were and still are commonly prescribed and effective forms of acne treatment. However, a recent study by researchers at Northwestern University confirmed what many in the esthetic dermatology and medical spa fields have known for years: that lasers are both safe and effective at treating acne.
IPL Therapy
Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) utilizes specific wavelength ranges—400nm to 1200nm—to target various UV-absorbing chromophores in the skin, which enables effective treatment of a broad spectrum of conditions. The technology targets the bacteria that leads to acne as well as some of the hyperpig­mentation left over from past breakouts.
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