What does Levulan treat?

What does Levulan treat?

What is LEVULAN KERASTICK? LEVULAN KERASTICK is a prescription medicine used on the skin with blue light treatment (BLU-U Blue Light Photodynamic Therapy or PDT) for the treatment of minimally to moderately thick actinic keratoses (AK’s) of the face, scalp, or upper arms.

How much does Levulan treatment cost?

The cost for Levulan Kerastick topical solution 20% is around $415 for a supply of 1 solution, depending on the pharmacy you visit. Prices are for cash paying customers only and are not valid with insurance plans.

How do you use Levulan?

Application Of LEVULAN KERASTICK Topical Solution Following solution admixture, remove the cap from the LEVULAN KERASTICK applicator. The dry applicator tip should be dabbed on a gauze pad until uniformly wet with solution. Apply the solution directly to the target lesions by dabbing gently with the wet applicator tip.

What will my face look like after photodynamic?

What does the skin look like after treatment? The treated area of the skin is usually quite red and may appear to be flaking or peeling, as it would after a mild sunburn. The redness, and perhaps some of the flaking, can last for several days to a week or even two weeks. (After that, skin returns to normal.)

What does your skin look like after photodynamic therapy?

Can I wash my face after blue light therapy?

Shower and wash the area immediately and as often as needed. Gently wash the area with soap and water two to three times a day, and apply Aquaphor or Vaseline to the area. Avoidance of harsh or abrasive cleansers is advised. Picking or scrubbing the skin could cause severe irritation or scarring.

Can you shower after photodynamic therapy?

What is the cost of blue light therapy?

Cost and insurance According to one source, blue light therapy for acne can cost from $40 per session to $1,000–1,500 for a full package, with several weekly sessions. Most people will need weekly sessions for several weeks, but this will depend on the severity of symptoms and how well the acne responds to therapy.