Photodynamic Therapy Q&A
Levulan PDT + Photodynamic Therapy
I'm traveling to Nassea will it be safe? Treatment was on 4/9/2012 traveling 5/8/2012 READ MORE
I had 2 previous treatments and my Doc wants me to prep my arms with Tazorac this time. Will that help make the treatment more effective? READ MORE
I am scheduled for Bluelight therapy with levulan for my acne but I want to know will it also help with freckles and fine lines? Also, will I peel? I... READ MORE
Photodynamic: How Does the Real Effectiveness of Blue Light with Levulan Compare to Benzoyl Peroxide?
Various docs say: "..effectiveness have been inconsistent." "...quite modest in its efficacy for acne treatment." "effects not impressive." yet... READ MORE
I had levulan with blue light therapy 10 mins. My face is still as red as when when I left from my procedure on day one. My skin is peeling on my chin... READ MORE
Is Levulan Kerastick with Blue Light Photodynamic Therapy Illuminator effective on melasma, freckles and acne? (Photo)
Have any dermatologist used this procedure on a patient with melasma? Did it work? How many days did it take to clear up? How many tratments were... READ MORE
I was told that I'd have great results from the levulan treatment even though it wasn't activated by the blue light. Is this true? What's the... READ MORE
My son had his second levulan treatment and he got severe sun damage this time, the skin got 2 shades darker, will this eventually go away and get his... READ MORE
W/Levulan, no tingling or pain under the lights, no redness today, just slightly pink at most, 15 hours later. He did all the pre-steps I've read... READ MORE
I just had PDT for the 4th time at a new place. This place did not do an acetone wash, and she squeezed the Levulan onto her gloved hand and wiped it... READ MORE
I am having a PDT treatment with levulan in a couple weeks. my doctor said the "incubation" period before going under the light is 1 hour. I've read... READ MORE
I am scheduled to get Levulan and blue light for the 3rd year in a row due to my history of skin cancer. Any suggestions?
The last 2 were done with the levulan left on several hours and then the blue light for about 15 to 20 min. No real results, no bad sunburn, pain or... READ MORE
In addition to addressing AKs, is PDT with Levulan effective in minimizing hyperpigmentation from past acne cysts?
My dermatologist has suggested that I undergo PDT therapy w/ Levulan to address 4 AKs that have returned after one round of cryotherapy. I am open to... READ MORE
I just had a PDT treatment with Levulan done today for treating acne.Levulan was on for 90 minutes and PDT light for 15 minutes. Doctor recommended... READ MORE
I got my first photodynamic therapy with levulan and blue light 8 days ago for acne and I am concerned that something might have gone wrong because my... READ MORE
I am having the levulan/blue light treatment to help with all the AK's I have on my face. My eyebrow is directly on top of a larger AK. My... READ MORE
Levulan treatment. What is the correct procedure - washing your face after the treatment, before, or no washing?
I have had this treatment 6 time's. This past one they had me wash my face before going under the blue light. The outcome was not the same. .very... READ MORE
Just had PDT with Levulan. Levulan was applied and I incubated for 1 hour and then went under blue light for 16 min 40 sec. Today is the day after and... READ MORE
I've read in dermatological books that PDT with levulan and red light could destroy the hair follicles, leading to alopecia and that this has been... READ MORE