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Handheld OMNILUX clear-U, red and blue LEDs together

Blue light in combination with red light has been shown to be effective in the treatment of acne. It has been proposed that the 2 colours act together synergistically to combine their antibacterial and anti-inflammatory actions. This paper looks at the handheld unit called the Omnilux clear-U (from Photo Therapeutics). This unit has a flat […]

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TP has posted an update to her Low Level Light Therapy- an overview thread at the Rosacea Support Forum. This recent update is from a document called Cellular Mechanisms of Low-Power Laser Therapy. Thanks for the update TP. This thread is worth a read for those interested in Low Level Light Therapy (LLLT) such as […]

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This paper is good news for both those undergoing IPL treatments and those interested in Light Emitting Diode (LED) therapy as a anti-redness treatment. Patients treated immediately after IPL with a LED device showed that their post-treatment redness subsided faster compared to not also being treated with LED. Use of light-emitting diode photomodulation to reduce […]

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Last month we profiled a paper from Dermatology Times in `combining red & yellow LEDs, topicals & antibiotics‘. We liked what we saw and contacted Dr. Goldberg to see if he would answer some questions for us. As there has been quite a lot of interest in LED based treatments we thought his expertise would be […]

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Thanks to Matija for pointing out a post at Dermatology Times; Combining light-based treatments, topicals for rosacea. by Dr. David Goldberg, M.D (DT Writer: Louise Gagnon) While the Dermatology Times is a news magazine, and should not be thought of as peer reviewed, it can sometimes give quick insights into interesting information. Here, it is interesting […]

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