The ADVANCED FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY CENTER is pleased to offer a technologically advanced, effective acne treatment that does not depend on oral prescription medication – the Blue Light Photodynamic Therapy Illuminator. Clinical studies have shown improvement of acne breakouts as well as improvement of skin texture and decreased oil production.
The BLU-U is a unique blue light treatment that can destroy the bacteria that causes acne (P. acnes) in your skin. Treatments are simple – you simply sit facing the special BLU-U blue therapeutic light at a schedule established by Dr. Bassichis and our medical aesthetic staff. The treatments often consist of less than 20 minute sessions once or twice per week lasting for approximately five weeks. After a few weeks, you will see improvement in the control your acne. The treatments are not hot or painful and are very safe. If you are looking for an alternative to Accutane or antibiotics for your acne or as an addition to your current acne regimen, the BLU-U might be just what you need. Dr. Bassichis and our aesthetic staff will be happy to discuss all the possibilities for acne treatments at your next appointment at ADVANCED.