In this medical video learn about a new acne treatment called ClearLight. It's kind of like going to a tanning bed, and it can keep your acne at bay for up to 6 months.
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Jennifer Matthews: It may look like 17 year-old Nicole Toueg is at a tanning salon. Instead, she's being treated for severe acne. Nicole Toueg: It's embarrassing. Like, younger kids, they would be like, 'What's wrong with your face? Jennifer Matthews: Over the last five years, Nicole has tried numerous medications and creams. She says nothing worked, until this high-tech treatment. It's called clearlight. Dr. Dale Isaacson: It works by killing the bacteria that produce acne." Jennifer Matthews: Patients receive eight to twelve treatments. Doctor Isaacson says 90 percent of the time, bacteria is killed and suppressed for up to six months. Nicole says it's helping. Nicole Toueg: Actually, like physically, about a 50 percent improvement. But, like for myself, it's been about like 75, just, like, the way I feel and stuff. Jennifer Matthews: Christine Fogt had twelve treatments, after five years of medications. Christine Fogt: No more medication. I saw the effects within the fifth session and then, ever since then, I haven't gone back on any medication. Jennifer Matthews: Now, she says she doesn't linger in front of the mirror scrutinizing her face. This is Jennifer Matthews reporting. Jennifer Matthews: It may look like 17 year-old Nicole Toueg is at a tanning salon. Instead, she's being treated for severe acne. Nicole Toueg: It's embarrassing. Like, younger kids, they would be like, 'What's wrong with your face? Jennifer Matthews: Over the last five years, Nicole has tried numerous medications and creams. She says nothing worked, until this high-tech treatment. It's called clearlight. Dr. Dale Isaacson: It works by killing the bacteria that produce acne." Jennifer Matthews: Patients receive eight to twelve treatments. Doctor Isaacson says 90 percent of the time, bacteria is killed and suppressed for up to six months. Nicole says it's helping. Nicole Toueg: Actually, like physically, about a 50 percent improvement. But, like for myself, it's been about like 75, just, like, the way I feel and stuff. Jennifer Matthews: Christine Fogt had twelve treatments, after five years of medications. Christine Fogt: No more medication. I saw the effects within the fifth session and then, ever since then, I haven't gone back on any medication. Jennifer Matthews: Now, she says she doesn't linger in front of the mirror scrutinizing her face. This is Jennifer Matthews reporting.

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