Journal of Dermatology and Dermatologic Diseases

ISSN: 2684-4281

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Artur Bani

Regional Hospital of Berat,

  • Research Article
    Phototherapy versus Adapalene 0.1% Gel in Treatment of Acne Vulgaris
    Author(s): Artur Bani, Mevlud Hoxha and Anisa KondakciuArtur Bani, Mevlud Hoxha and Anisa Kondakciu

    Background: Phototherapy has been increasingly used for treatment of acne vulgaris. The targets of the action mechanism of each light treatment are generally thought to be P. acnes. Visible light has been proposed to work by decreasing P. acnes bacterial counts by activating endogenous porphyrins. Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness of phototherapy with Pulsed Light and Heat Energy (LHE) versus topical Adapalene 0.1% in the treatment of mild forms of acne. Method: During the period of 2 years were treated 99 patients with Acne vulgaris, 51 with mild form of Acne vulgaris were treated with Phototherapy and 48 patients with mild form were treated with topical Adapalene 0.1%.The effectiveness was based on the number of inflammatory and non-inflammatory elements in the beginning moment of therapy and in the intervals after two sessions, 4 sessions, 6 sessions, 8 sessions, one month a.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2376-0427.1000259

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