This form of blue light therapy improves the appearance of sun-damaged skin and can clear up acne breakouts. We also use photodynamic therapy to treat the early signs of skin cancer.
Photodynamic therapy uses a combination of blue light therapy and light-sensitive drugs to treat skin problems.
PDT therapy works in different ways to prevent or treat skin diseases, such as:
All of our dermatologists are board-certified. Board-certified dermatologists have the skills and knowledge needed to successfully deliver photodynamic therapy. And our years of PDT experience helps you get the most out of each treatment.
For care that meets your unique needs, we may combine PDT with other dermatology services, including:
If photodynamic therapy is right for you, you’ll receive treatments in our office once or twice a week. Your dermatologist will let you know how many weeks of treatment you need.
Here’s what to expect during PDT:
After photodynamic therapy: