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What is the OmniLux Blue system for treating acne?

Dr. Doris Day, MD
Dermatology
The OmniLux Blue is a new system that uses light-emitting diodes in the visible spectrum at 415 nm. It is approved to treat mild-to-moderate inflammatory acne. Patients usually receive eight 20-minute light treatments over a period of 4 weeks. In the studies done for US Food and Drug Administration approval, 28% of patients in the study achieved optimum clearance at 4 weeks after treatment (average clearance was 76%); 55% had optimum clearance at 2 months (average clearance was 71%), and 17% had optimum clearance at 3 months (average clearance was 73%). Treatment was tolerated well.
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