Medicine’s Elma Baron discussed blue and red light therapy for skin, acne

What can red light therapy (actually) do for skin?

headshot of dermatology professor Elma Baron

Self: Elma Baron, professor at the School of Medicine, said that both blue and red light have been reported to be helpful in treating acne. “For light-based therapies, a lot of parameters are a little more flexible than prescribing a drug, which has a definite dosage and duration,” she said.