Photodynamic therapy for the treatment of different severity of acne: A systematic review.

@article{Keyal2016PhotodynamicTF,
  title={Photodynamic therapy for the treatment of different severity of acne: A systematic review.},
  author={Uma Keyal and Anil Kumar Bhatta and Xiuli Wang},
  journal={Photodiagnosis and photodynamic therapy},
  year={2016},
  volume={14},
  pages={191-9}
}
INTRODUCTION Acne, a disease of pilosebaceous unit, is a common dermatologic disorder affecting about 80%-95% of people in both genders in adulthood. The available treatment options are conventional topical and/or oral medications, which are associated with adverse effects, partial response only, contraindications and reoccurrences. This necessitates the need for the introduction of novel treatment for improving acne lesions. OBJECTIVE The aim of writing this review is to provide evidence… CONTINUE READING