Recently, a lot of attention has been paid to the idea of green wavelengths for the treatment of acne mild to severe.
A recent report from the review Cosmetic Dermatology examines the use of the phytodynamic therapy (PDT) using a green light laser at 532 nm (nanometer), which involves the application of a photosensitive agent before treatment. (Green light has already proven to be effective in the treatment of spider veins and pigmented lesions.)
Although questions remain as to the optimal light source, the TPD agent, the number of treatments and other factors, green light is about to present a viable acne treatment. option.
The first results show that green light has a positive effect by regulating the activity of bacteria and the sebaceous glands, two factors that lead to acne.
However, more studies are needed to define guidelines for specific treatment.