Study Finds Chromophore Gel-Assisted Blue Light Phototherapy Improves Acne

This new study if a follow up of a study evaluating the KLOX BioPhotonic System, an LED blue light device using photo-converter chromophores, that demonstrated ” significantly improved moderate and severe facial acne vulgaris with an excellent safety profile”.

The current study extended the findings an additional 12 weeks and found ”¬†The BioPhotonic System, which is comprised of LED blue light phototherapy and photo-converter chromophores, provides long-term efficacy and safety in the treatment of acne vulgaris, with a rate of compliance above what is generally observed in a young population of patients suffering from acne vulgaris, especially in light of sequential enrollment in a study treating one hemiface.”

 

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Nikolis, A., Fauverghe, S., Scapagnini, G., Sotiriadis, D., Kontochristopoulos, G., Petridis, A., Rigopoulos, D., Dessinioti, C., Kalokasidis, K. and Antoniou, C. (2017), An extension of a multicenter, randomized, split-face clinical trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of chromophore gel-assisted blue light phototherapy for the treatment of acne. Int J Dermatol. doi:10.1111/ijd.13814