A Single-Center Study of Aminolevulinic Acid and 417 nm Photodynamic Therapy in the Treatment of Modrate to Severe Acne Vulgaris

August 2003 | Volume 2 | Issue 4 | Original Article | 393 | Copyright © August 2003

Mitchel P. Goldman, MD and Sarah M. Boyce, MD

This article describes a single-center trial involving twenty-two patients with acne vulgaris. Blu-U light was used in all patients, while half were pre-treated with aminolevulinic acid. Preliminary results show promise for this treatment in mild to moderate inflammatory acne vulgaris.