Photodynamic Therapy for the Treatment of Sebaceous Gland Hyperplasia



Sebaceous gland hyperplasia (SGH) is seen routinely in both traditional ­medical and in surgical or esthetic-based dermatologic practices. Treatment options vary and will be reviewed herein; ALA-PDT has proven efficacious in the treatment of SGH.


Sebaceous Gland Light Therapy Intense Pulse Light Oral Isotretinoin Drug Incubation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Gold Skin Care Center, Tennessee Clinical Research CenterNashvilleUSA
  2. 2.Department of DermatologyVanderbilt University School of Medicine and Vanderbilt University School of NursingNashvilleUSA

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