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Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)

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Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is a procedure which make use of Metvix or Levulan Kerasticks(consist of Aminolevulinic Acid HCI – ALA) in conjunction with light illuminators: Red light, Blu-U, IPL or Vbeam.  This treatment targets mainly at more severe acne and scarring, and will also benefits oily skin type and enlarged pore size.

Metvix/Kerastick will act as a “smart bomb” that treats specifically for the problematic skin cells, kills the bacteria Propionibacterium (P. acnes).  If left untreated, these bacteria will lead to inflammation and potentially form acne scars on the skin.

Dr. Phoebus Wong suggested that depending on individual condition, it may require 1 to 3 sessions of treatment for desirable results.

Pre/Post treatment:

  • Metvix/Kerastick will be applied onto the patient’s face from 30 to 120 minutes depending on individual condition.
  • After that, will proceed on treatment with Blu-U or combination of light illuminators (Blu-U, IPL or Vbeam) to activate the medication.
  • Treated area may be red and peeling for 3 to 7 days.
  • Patient should avoid direct contact with any strong lights within the first 48 hours after the treatment.
  • Sunblock must be applied on the treated area.

PDT 痤疮治疗

PDT利用涂搽药液Metvix 或 Levulan Kerasticks去重点治疗皮肤有问题的地方,再配合光源(包括红光丶蓝光、彩光或VBeam 激光)加强疗效。疗程主要针对改善较严重的暗疮及疤印,并能同时改善油性皮肤和毛孔粗大等问题。Metvix 或 Kerasticks药液使光源变得像聪明光一样,针对皮肤的问题细胞重点出击。疗程次数视乎个人情况而定,一般约须1至3次治疗。


Pre/Post Treatment 疗程前 / 后

  • 治疗时将Metvix 或 Kerasticks药液涂搽于接受治疗部位由30至120分钟不等
  • 指定时间过后,接受治疗部位会被照射配合光源( 包括红光丶蓝光、彩光或VBeam 激光 )以启动药力
  • 接受治疗部位或会变红及脱皮约3至7日
  • 在疗程后的48小时内,避免让接受治疗的部位暴露于日光或强光底下
  • 疗程后必须每日涂搽防晒霜保护皮肤

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