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Blue light therapy on its own, without the photosensitivity drugs added, is safe and has very few risks. The biggest risk is for a potential skin infection if any post-treatment blisters occur and ...

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As with most modern medical procedures, Blue Light Therapy has potential risks and side effects of which patients should be aware before they choose to follow through with the process. For many years, it was assumed that direct exposure to sunlight helped to diminish the effects of acne. As more and more research on Ultra Violet rays surfaced, it was discovered that exposure to the sun could ...

www.rxlist.com/levulan-kerastick-side-effects-drug-center.htm

Levulan Kerastick (aminolevulinic acid HCl) is a photosensitizing agent used to treat warty overgrowths of skin (actinic keratoses) on sun-exposed areas of the face and scalp.Treatment involves application of Levulan, followed 14 to 18 hours later by exposure to a special blue light that causes the treated skin cells to die and slough off.

www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/319254.php

Blue light therapy is an FDA-approved, non-invasive phototherapy treatment for acne. Light in the blue wavelength is used to kill acne-causing bacteria. Studies suggest that it can improve, but ...

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Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is a treatment that uses special drugs, called photosensitizing agents, along with light to kill cancer cells. The drugs only work after they have been activated or “turned on” by certain kinds of light. PDT may also be called photoradiation therapy, phototherapy, or ...

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Blue light is a part of visible light. It has a very important role in how our body adapts to light and dark cycles. Our modern lifestyle has increased our exposure to blue light. Despite its negative effects, the adequate use of blue light has several therapeutic benefits. Keep reading below to learn more about blue light therapy. What Is Blue ...

www.medicinenet.com/photodynamic_therapy/article.htm

Read about photodynamic therapy (PDT) recovery, costs, and side effects. PDT uses a photosensitizing agent and light source to treat cancers (skin, lung, esophageal, Barrett's esophagus), acne, psoriasis, and rosacea.

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Side-effects of light therapy Light therapy that involves only visible light is generally considered safe. Still, the use of phototherapy for people with drug resistant non-seasonal depression can ...

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Side Effects of Blue Light Therapy. Overall, Hu says, blue light therapy “is safe and well tolerated.” Most patients experience a temporary sensitivity to light following their treatment; however, this will fade within about six weeks.

www.webmd.com/melanoma-skin-cancer/news/20140827/light...

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Treating pre-cancerous skin spots with a type of light therapy may be more effective than the usual therapy -- freezing the lesions with liquid ...