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
Authors: 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.