Acne Blue Light Therapy Informed Consent
The Clear Light system is a unique new therapeutic light that treats moderate inflammatory acne using the innovative Acne Photo Clearing (APC) technology. This technology (i.e., APC), destroys the most common bacteria that causes acne easily and quickly. Clear Light effectively clears most moderate inflammatory acne in four to six weeks.
Is Clear Light Safe and are there side effects?
Clear Light is one of the safest acne
treatments available. Its APC technology uses light that is UV-safe. There is no ultraviolet
radiation present, thus it’s safer than sun-light. With Clear Light, there are no known side
effects. However, many traditional acne treatments have a variety of side effects. For example,
topical therapies such as creams and lotions often cause redness, irritation, and peeling. Oral
therapies (e.g., acutance, antibiotics) have some well-known side effects as well. Topical and oral
therapies often require at least 3 months of continuous treatment; conditions usually worsen
Who can be treated by Clear Light?
Almost anyone can be treated by Clear
Light as it has proven to be very effective on moderate inflammatory acne. Pregnant women and
people with photosensitivity, however, should consult with our Dermatologists, before
beginning a treatment plan. Each patient with a history of acne will benefit from an
individualized program which may utilize multiple modalities of treatment to improve outcome
and long-term results.
What happens during Clear Light treatment?
Light, a typical treatment session takes only 20 minutes. You lie comfortably while the
therapeutic light is applied. Patients sometimes feel a slightly warm sensation. Most of our
patients describe their Clear Light treatments as relaxing, easy, and most importantly safe and
painless. If you wish, bring your iPod or listen to our music during your treatment session.
many treatments are required?
Our physicians can tell you about the treatment plan that is right
for you. It will involve a series of Clear Light treatment sessions, typically twice a week for 4
weeks. It is important to keep the appointments recommended by the doctor. By following the
treatment plan prescribed for you, you will see maximum results and enjoy clearer skin with
Clear Light. This photodynamic therapy is often paired with an acne facial for a more effective
I have reads the above information and understand it. My questions have been answered satisfactorily by my the designated provider(s).
I accept risks and complications of this procedure. By signing this consent form I agree to have the Blue Light treatment.