Photodynamic therapy (PDT) involves the application of a photosensitizer to the skin, followed by exposure to a light source, with the intent of causing a mild chemical reaction.
Successfully used for numerous conditions including acne, pre-cancerous spots and sun damage of the skin, PDT is becoming increasingly popular as a gentle yet effective treatment modality.
At Meridia Medical Group, we offer photodynamic treatment of acne and pre-cancerous spots. Treatments are generally gentler than other commonly used therapies, and excellent results can be obtained with several treatments.
PDT has also been demonstrated to be effective in the rejuvenation of sun-damaged skin, and can be used in conjunction with laser treatments to improve discoloration, excess blood vessels and dull skin tone that are caused by sun exposure.