Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 04, 2013
Many have said the best medicine for ailments are fresh air and and sunlight. The Wall Street Journal’s recent article, explains how researchers are now using the medicinal powers of light to battle breakouts. Researches from the University of California Los Angeles, and the University of Pittsburgh have recently committed to exploring the new alternative method, known as Photodynamic treatment. Researches offer that for many, multiple forms of acne treatment are needed to fight their condition, light therapy alone, or in conjunction with creams and pharmaceuticals could be the way forward.
The article also states that many patients have grown weary of using prescription drugs with harsh side effects, and topical creams that create irritation on the skin. Dr. David Praiser of Eastern Virginia Medical School states that, “There's a real therapeutic need for a treatment that can be used to treat moderate-to-severe acne that doesn't involve Accutane,” When mentioning common drugs used to battle acne.
Fernando Perez, a spokesman for Probiotic Action adds, “ The exploration of light therapy, and natural remedies for acne have turned out to be the best acne treatment for many patients who have lost faith in prescription medication.”
Probiotic Action agrees with the article in that nearly all of the acne treatments recommended to patients have some sort of unpleasant side effect associated with them. The use of natural light, while beneficial for acne, may also help those with the skin condition who suffer from depression, as stated in the article. While methods to use light therapy alone are being developed, current methods of using light reactive creams to banish breakouts
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