- Macrene Alexiades
Clin Dermatol 2017 Mar - Apr;35(2):183-189. Epub 2016 Oct 27.
Dermatology and Laser Surgery Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New York, New York , 955 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10028. Electronic address:
The treatment of acne and acne scarring with lasers and light-based and energy-based technologies has become an integral component of our therapeutic arsenal. Lasers including infrared wavelengths and pulsed dye lasers; light devices including blue light, red light, and broadband light; and photodynamic therapy with aminolevulinic acid and methylaminolevulinic acid have been shown to be effective in the treatment of acne vulgaris. The optimal outcomes are achieved with photodynamic therapy combined with medical therapy. Read More