A New Way to Control Moderate Acne
BLU-U Provider 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.
BLU-U® Blue Light Frequently Asked Questions
Is the BLU-U® a laser? If not, how is it different from a laser?
The BLU-U is not a laser. Lasers deliver light as coherent beams,
while the BLU-U delivers incoherent light scattered over a larger
How long is a BLU-U light therapy session?
The doctor will prescribe the most appropriate time frame for your
Is it possible to stop the therapy midway through a session?
Yes, if a patient needs to remove himself from the unit, or asks for it
to be turned off, he can do so at any time. Once the light treatment
is stopped, it is not to be resumed during the session.
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
Just beneath the surface of the skin lie hundreds of tiny glands
called sebaceous glands. Their function is to collect and excrete the
oily substance called sebum, to keep the skin health.
However, the tiny pathway for the 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.
Is there a new way to control moderate acne?
There are many treatments for moderate acne - creams, washes,
medications - mild ones and very strong ones. However, you doctor
may decide that certain medications, such as antibiotics, aren't right
for you. Your case of moderate acne may not be responding to
medications or other conventional treatments. It may be hard for you
to keep up with complicated routines of skin care. Maybe it's time to
consider something new.
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