Blu-U Light Therapy
You no longer have to live with acne, precancerous sun spots, or scarring due to acne. Blu-U Light Therapy is a treatment that is non-invasive and effective.* It is used to treat acne, actinic keratoses as well as sun-damaged skin.* This procedure is non-invasive and pain free, with full-face and neck treatments taking approximately 90 minutes.* The Blu-U acne light works with all skin types and acts by killing acne-causing bacteria, overactive oil glands, premalignant skin cells and pre-cancers.*
What is Blu-U Light Therapy?
Blue Light or Blu-U is a state-of-the-art system in photofacial therapy. The blue light system delivers painless light of blue color that greatly enhances the results of your skin rejuvenation.*
What is Levulan?
Levulan (5-Amino Levulinic Acid) is a medication that is applied to the skin. This medication makes acne-causing bacteria and precancerous sun spots more sensitive to the Blu-U (Blue Light) treatments.*
Can Levulan Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) be used to treat acne?
Yes, Levulan Photodynamic Therapy results in significant improvement in mild to moderately-severe acne.*
Acne can be treated with topical creams and lotions, birth control pills, antibiotic pills, retinoids, glycolic peels and microdermabrasion. Now PDT is another safe and effective alternative available for acne treatment.*
Blu-U Levulan Photodynamic acne treatment involves three mechanisms of action against acne. Levulan treatment inactivates the bacteria that trigger acne, exfoliates the skin to unclog pores, and shuts down the oil glands (sebaceous glands) in the skin.* This can produce long-lasting improvement.*
Levulan acne therapy can even work in patients who have tried prescription pills. Results with Levulan PDT are especially impressive when compared with conventional treatments, such as topical medicines and oral antibiotics.*
What else can Blu-U Light with Levulan Photodynamic Therapy be used for?
- Removing precancerous skin lesions*
- Preventing skin cancer*
- Improving skin texture*
- Treating sebaceous hyperplasia (enlarged oil glands)*
How safe is it? Are there any side-effects?
The Blu-U treatment is very safe.* The blue-violet light penetrates just deep enough into the tissue to reach the acne target.* It contains no ionizing radiation. Even though there is no evidence of complications, we will not perform this treatment if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Blu-U Light Treatments in the greater Los Angeles Area
Dr. Rubinstein and staff provide the best skin and laser treatments to the LA area. We have two locations: Simi Valley and Studio City. Schedule your consultation online or give us a call to get started.
*Individual results may vary; not a guarantee.