DUBLIN, Calif., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- TRIA Beauty, the leader in light-based therapeutic beauty devices, today announced it received over-the-counter (OTC) clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a hand-held blue light device designed for at-home use. The patented blue light technology is FDA-cleared for the treatment of mild to moderate inflammatory acne.
"This new platform validates TRIA Beauty's heritage of harnessing technology previously available only in a professional setting so that it is safe and effective for daily at-home use," said Robert Grove, Ph.D. and CTO of TRIA Beauty. "We believe this technology is far superior to any blue light device currently on the market and are confident consumers will agree."
Developed by the same scientists who designed the TRIA Laser Hair Removal System, the first and only at-home laser for hair removal on the market, the new blue light device will be launched as the foundation of a dermatologist-validated system for clear skin.
Blue light is scientifically proven to eliminate acne-causing bacteria gently and effectively without harsh side effects. Using advanced engineering and rigorous clinical testing, TRIA Beauty developed a blue light technology that is 10 times more powerful than other OTC blue light devices. The proprietary design allows the TRIA blue light to deliver an effective dose of blue light in much shorter treatment times, and to achieve faster clearance of breakouts. In multiple clinical studies conducted by leading dermatologists, the TRIA blue light technology, used two to three minutes, twice a day, cleared breakouts as quickly and effectively as professional blue light treatments as well as the leading prescription drug therapy, and more effectively than any other OTC option.
"Our new FDA-cleared technology paves the way for a brand new proposition in the skincare category which will ultimately redefine cl
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