Photodynamic Therapy

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This non-invasive procedure was created to increase cell turnover and stimulate collagen production in an effort to treat sun damage, severe acne, and even superficial skin cancers LEARN MORE ›.
Average Price: $425

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I've had acne since I was 13, big cystic clusters I've tried everything from pills,creams, natural remedies, Accutane .... Blah blah blah... So I had my PDT on 11/10/14... No pain no swelling no peeling no scabs or crusting... Only itchy and kinda dry and broke out on my chin, which I heard a... READ MORE

So I had dry scaly patches on my face for a couple years (cheek and nose). Loved the sun all my life. Got a very light facial last January and a couple weeks later got red spots in places I never had before, like above my lip and the other cheek. It went away. Went to Hawaii in March and my face... READ MORE

I was warned but be prepared for worst pain ever, at least for a few minutes. First 2 minutes was excruciating last 14 were no walk in the park. I have had many treatment effudex and freezing no luck. I will post results. This is the product of three years in Kansas Wheat Fields. Think of... READ MORE

It is now day two and I'm still in extreme pain! My doctor had me under the light on my right side for 20 minutes, left side for 20 minutes and scalp for twenty minutes. From reading others experience, I only should have been under the blue light for a total of 20 minutes. I will be taking that... READ MORE

I'm completely lost....I had PDT with Levulan on Monday. The Dr and nurse instructed me of what to expect, so I was prepared. Well here it is Thursday night and nothing. I turned a little pink Monday evening, face was warm and Tuesday I was back to normal. I've not blistered, peeled or had any... READ MORE

I Had Photodynamic Therapy to treat my preskin cancerous cells on the surface of my skin. I also suffer from Rosecea and sun damage and some acne. My face was cleaned with some alcohol and then Levulan. It tingled but was not painful. I sat with it on my face for 1 hour then sat with a... READ MORE

I have tried everything.. Everything! So this was a looking like a promising solution to my horrible acne skin! I only started to suffer from acne at 26yrs., and here I am at 32 still suffering. I did 4 treatments and am left with closed comedones all over!! So after all that money and down time... READ MORE

I've had a lot of pre-cancers burned off my face and chest, and my skin is mottled from biopsies. Several years ago I had a squamous cell cancer removed from my nose by means of mohs surgery. I've still got the stitches from a recent excision from basal cell cancer on two areas on my leg. I... READ MORE

I'm a 44yr old female. I suffered with moderate to severe adult acne (inflammatory papular - not cystic - no whiteheads or blackheads, just a profusion of red bumps) for almost ten years beginning in my early 20s. Nothing worked ;( I saw numerous dermatologists and we tried everything (including... READ MORE

IPad the procedure done in my derms officers preventative measure against precancerous cells. The NP told me this would be like a "mild sunburn" and they said most people schedule them on Friday so they can heal over the weekend and return to work. Not so! I am burned beyond my expectation. The... READ MORE

My dr had me pretreat with retinA for 3 wks prior to the treatment.. went in today got the Levulan put on ...went home for 2 hrs and came back for the blue light... the tech got everything set up.. turned the light on and INSTANTLY above my lips felt like it was on fire within 30 seconds my... READ MORE

I had stubborn adult acne and tried EVERYTHING to get rid of it. Fed up with I decided to go ahead with the PDT acne treatment. The Levulan was applied and I sat for 3 hours, after that I was put under a red light for about 15 minutes. I was supposed to be under to 20 minutes, but couldn't... READ MORE

I just had the procedure on my face yesterday. So follow along if you want to see how it all turns out. I'll do my best to give an update every couple of days. My background: I turn 42 in a month. I'm fair skinned red head. I grew up in Corpus Christi Texas so the beach was a part of my... READ MORE

I was treated on March 8, 2013 with the Levulan Blue Light treatment at my dermatologist's office. This is my second treatment, the first one was about 2 years ago. I chose to have the PT treatment for treatment of pre-cancerous skin cells, versus undergoing a MOHs surgery to remove a couple... READ MORE

Nov 3, 2012 - I just got back from the laser clinic where I they have applied the kerastick to my face. I am going to be incubating for about 6 hours in total. I left with a towel over my face as they had told me that lights can activate or cause damage during incubation period. I am being... READ MORE

PDT treatment with Levulan for moderate-severe adult acne, 32F. Treatment: no acetone, levulan applied with 90 minute incubation period, red/blue light on my face for approx 30 minutes (no pain), followed by IPL (minimal pain). Day 1: My face is extremely red (way more than the photo... READ MORE

I've been a past user of Efudex on my face, and now many years later I've been advised by my dermatologist to try PDT. He feels it's the best course of action to pinpoint my preskin cancerous cells laying under the surface of my skin. He also said it's to avoid future cancer... READ MORE

I went through the 5-FU therapy 6 years ago, ended up with a horrible acid type burn on my face. Now we are going with PDT and I am scared to death (only because of my previous experience). This is scheduled for Friday 10/14/2011 and I am really nervous that my face will look like a freak... READ MORE

Ok so I finally had this procedure done! Initially I was prepared to pay $750 to have it done, but I found out that my insurance covered it because I have Actinic Keratosis, so after insurance my out of pocket was only $38.50! After reading all these reviews and talking with a few people that... READ MORE

After my skin peeled I was shocked to find I have horrible acne left over on 90% of my face.I had mild to moderate acne before( milia and some occational pustules) I'm licensed to do esthetics and wanted to get this tx before opening my practice to have beautiful skin so I would look... READ MORE

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