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What is Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) (Blue Light and Red Light)?

Photodynamic therapy, or PDT, is a powerful treatment that targets and kills off both cancerous and precancerous cells using red and blue light. While there are a number of benefits ranging from acne to anti-aging, treating cancer is the most commonly used. At Elias Dermatology, we're here to help in your fight against cancer, and offering top-of-the-line treatments like PDT is a large part of that.

Learn more by scheduling a consultation with a member from our highly-trained, friendly staff.

What results does Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) (Blue Light and Red Light) deliver?

Photodynamic therapy works to destroy harmful cells in a targeted, controlled way. This helps to kill off both cancerous and precancerous spots in a non-invasive way that leaves behind little to no scarring, long-term effects, or other nasty reminders of treatment. In addition, unlike radiation, PDT can be repeated multiple times in the same area, meaning you can continue treatment as much as needed.

What happens during Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) (Blue Light and Red Light)?

Photodynamic therapy works in two steps. First, a photosensitizer is applied to the treatment area. This creates a sort of target for the light, telling it where to go and what to focus on. Once the photosensitizer has been absorbed by the cells it's set to be treating, light is applied to the area. The combination of the photosensitizer and the light permanently kill the targeted cells.

Who is a candidate for Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) (Blue Light and Red Light)?

Patients worried about cancerous or precancerous growths are candidates for PDT. The staff at Elias Dermatology are passionate about providing highly-effective care to you every step of the way, and we'd love to get you started with a free consultation. We'll walk you through the procedure and work with you to determine if PDT is the right treatment for you.

Schedule your consult now to meet with us and continue on your path to health and freedom from cancer.

The Elias Dermatology Difference

Dr. Matthew Elias and Dr. Merrick Elias, and the entire staff at Elias Dermatology® are experienced in medical and cosmetic treatments for both men and women, utilizing a pain-free approach to ensure that patients receive the best results with the highest level of comfort. Elias Dermatology® is at the forefront in the treatment and prevention of diseases of the skin, hair, and nails, providing the highest quality care for patients throughout South Florida in the areas of Ft. Lauderdale, Pembroke Pines, and Davie. Elias Dermatology® specializes in a variety of skincare treatments from skin cancer and acne, to the state of the art cosmetic treatments.

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