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Coastal Skin Solutions offers noninvasive treatments for youth and adult acne, the most common skin condition in the United States that affects up to 50 million Americans annually. Genetics, anxiety, stress, hormones, even hot and humid climates can impact the severity of acne, which can occur at various stages of life and may continue into the 30’s and 40’s. Light therapy offers a viable alternative to medications or antibiotics with the unwelcome side effects or harsh topical treatments.
BLU-U® Blue Light Treatment
Blue light therapy is a noninvasive treatment for acne that uses light to kill certain bacteria on the skin. A form of phototherapy, blue light treatments are FDA-approved for acne vulgaris that is moderate or has not responded to other therapies.
Innovation in Controlling Moderate Acne
Acne is not exclusive to teenagers; many people in their 20’s and 30’s suffer with hard-to-control acne. There are many professional acne treatments on the market and it can feel overwhelming to make the right choice. If you have moderate acne and are uncomfortable taking antibiotics or are unhappy with your current topical treatment results, BLU-U blue light therapy – using light without medications or antibiotics – may be an effective treatment option for you.
The BLU-U® is a unique blue light that kills the P. acnes bacteria in your skin. Treatments are simple – sitting down, the blue light is placed close to the site to be treated for approximately seventeen minutes. Recommended initial treatments are weekly or twice weekly for four to five weeks. Blu-U is a safe, painless, affordable, yet effective way to help control stubborn acne.