Blue Light Therapy vs. Clindamycin for Acne

Title: A multicenter clinical evaluation of the treatment of mild to moderate inflammatory acne vulgaris of the face with visible blue light in comparison to topical 1% clindamycin antibiotic solution
Gold MH, et al.
Publication: J Drugs Dermatol. 2005 Jan-Feb;4(1):64-70.

The authors tested the ability of blue light to treat acne vulgaris (or the common acne) lesions. They found that blue light can reduce inflammatory lesions by an average of 34% as compared to only 14% for topical antibiotics clindamycin.

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