Face + Photodynamic Therapy

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Photodynamic Therapy to Eliminate Sebaceous Glands?

I have extremely oily facial skin, and this has always bothered me very much. Are there any procedures that could permanently destroy some of the... READ MORE

What Kind of Anti-aging Benefits Does PDT Have if IPL is Used Instead of Blue Light?

My dermatologist suggested PDT using IPL instead of Blue light to get rid of sun damage in my face and chest. Will that make my sun spots go away?... READ MORE

How Long Should I Wait to Get Photo Dynamic Therapy?

Hi and thank you for any time given to my question. I was on accutane for 2 months straight 40mgs for 160pound male then 60mgs the second month. My... READ MORE

How Does Dusa Photodynamic Therapy Work?

I had the procedure done today for my acne. The doctor and staff members did not an adequate job telling me exactly what was going on. They gave me an... READ MORE

Photodynamic Therapy for AKs?

I had PDT for AKs on face/chest. Nothing happened after treatment. No reaction or change in skin. It cost $850 not covered by insurance. Is it common... READ MORE

Use of PDT for prophylaxis treatment or prevention of SCC, BCC orAKC?

I have had several skin lessions removed, some diagnosed as SCC, BCC and I believe AKC. I have had them removed by surgical methods on my lower lip... READ MORE

I'm interested in doing PDT for Actinic Keratosis. Can this be done to a person with sun photosensitivity?

I typically breakout over my face and neck when exposed to the sun. Could this be a problem if seeking PDT? READ MORE

No Peeling After PDT. Why Didn't It Work?

I had PDT done with the ALA Levulan acid on Monday it is Saturday now. I sat for one hour with the treatment and the the PA used a Limelight Laser I... READ MORE

Face Won't Tan After Blue Light with Levulan

When I was 16 (about seven years ago) I had a series of blue light with levulan treatments for moderate acne. The treatments worked well for the acne... READ MORE

Why Such a Cost Differential Between What Would Appear to Be Comparable Treatments?

I just had the treatment on my face, with a cost of $600. It took a total of two hours. The pain was minimal, slight 'stinging' sensation while the... READ MORE

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