Intense Pulse Light / Light Heat Energy Therapy

Using pulsed light and heat energy, LHE therapy is a type of acne treatment that targets pustular acne and shrinks your sebaceous glands, thereby decreasing the oil production that can contribute to acne.

FDA has approved a system of LHE for mild-to-moderate acne using a pulsed red / green light. As part of the overall Acne Clearance Treatment, results are generally seen within three to four weeks.

Factors Affecting Acne
  • Hormonal fluctuations: In females, acne may worsen 2-7 days before periods, during pregnancy or when starting or stopping birth control pills
  • Genetics: The tendency to develop acne can be inherited
  • Stress: Severe or prolonged emotional tension may worsen acne
  • Friction caused by leaning on or rubbing the skin as well as hard scrubbing of the skin
  • Pressure from backpacks or tight collars
  • Environmental irritants such as pollution and high humidity
  • Heavy and greasy makeup
  • Squeezing or picking at blemishes
  • Certain drugs including androgens, lithium and barbiturates

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