Islamabad Clinic Address:
House 25A, Street 52, Sector F6/4,
Super Market, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel : 92 51 8733552
92 51 8733553

 

Blue Light Emitting Diode Therapy

FDA Approved, Pain Free Blue Light Therapy for treatment of acne

 

 

Omnilux Blue ( Blue Light) and Omnilux Revive (Red Light) is the latest therapy trend for treating acne.

 

Advantages

  • No pain
  • No down time
  • No redness, peeling, blistering or pigmentation
  • Used in all skin types

 

 

FAQ’S

What is the science behind omnilux blue light therapy for acne treatment?

What is the science behind omnilux blue light therapy for acne treatment?

  • Destroy the bacteria responsible for acne.One of the key bacteria responsible for acne is Propionibacterium acnes. This bacteria produces natural chemicals called porphyrins which are sensitive to light at specific wavelengths. When skin is flooded with blue and red light, the bacteria self destructs and inflammation is decreased. Acne fades and skin heals.
  • Stimulate healthy tissue growth
  • Decrease inflammation and pore size
  • Limit oil production in the future

How many treatments are required ?

It is a 4 week treatment course, requiring 8 light treatments.
Every week, one blue light treatment followed by red light treatment is done at an interval of 3 days between the two treatments.

How soon can one see the results?

Immediately. But the best results are seen 1 to 2 months after the initial treatment.

Will there be follow up visits?

Since acne is a problem that comes and go,
follow-up treatments( typically 2 or 4 treatments) every month dependent upon your life style.

How long is 1 treatment session?

20 minutes.

Can this treatment be taken during pregnancy?

Yes.

Is it ultraviolet light?

Absolutely not.

What is the protocol for the light treatment?
  • Remove the make up from the skin and wash the face with salicylic acid face wash,
  • Wear the safety goggles.
  • Place the face under the LED panels keeping the light panels at 2-8 cm distance from the skin surface.
  • Treatment time is 20 minutes.
  • Apply moisturizer after the treatment ends.
What are the precautions and contraindications for Omnilux Light Therapy?
  • Patient should not be on these drugs

Anti acne…Isotretinoin

Anti Arrythmic…Amioderone  and Chlorpromazine

Anti Arthritis…Azathioprine and Methotrexate

Ani Cancer….Methotrexate

Anti Fungal……Griseofulvin

Anti Psychotic….Chlorpromazine

Anti Arthritis …..Gold

Plant Material …St Johns wort (Herbal tea)

 

  • Patient should not be suffering from

Photosensitivity disorders like

  • Lupus Erythematosis
  • Photo-sensitive eczema
  • Porphyrias
  • Albinism
  • Photophytodermatitis (Allergy to certain plants)

 

 

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