Lights and lasers for acne

Katlein França, Jennifer A. Ledon, Jessica A. Savas, Keyvan Nouri

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHandbook of Lasers in Dermatology
PublisherSpringer London
Number of pages11
ISBN (Electronic)9781447153221
ISBN (Print)9781447153214
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014


  • Acne
  • Intense Pulse light
  • Lasers
  • Lights
  • Photodynamic Therapy
  • Photopneumatic devices

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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