Lights and Lasers for Acne

  • Katlein FrançaEmail author
  • Jennifer A. Ledon
  • Jessica A. Savas
  • Keyvan Nouri


Acne is one of the most common dermatological conditions. It can be psychologically devastating and impact quality of life. The use of lasers and lights to treat acne has increased dramatically in the past decade due to its efficacy and minimal side effects. This chapter presents an overview of the use of lights and lasers to treat acne.


Acne Lasers Lights Intense Pulse light Photopneumatic devices Photodynamic Therapy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Katlein França
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jennifer A. Ledon
    • 1
  • Jessica A. Savas
    • 1
  • Keyvan Nouri
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous SurgeryUniversity of Miami—Miller School of MedicineMiamiUSA

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