Will Gentle Waves LED Cause Acne Breakouts in Acne-Prone Adults?

Will the Gentle Waves LED cause an acne breakout in adults currently dealing with acne issues? Can you be using Retin A topical and be on doxycycline while getting Gentle Waves?

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Gentlewaves will not cause acne

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Gentlewaves is low level light emitting diode technology. It will not cause or flare acne. It has an anti-inflammatory action, so theoretically it could improve acne.

Although doxycycline can cause UV sensitivity, I have never seen a photo reaction from this LED source.

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