Can light help treat acne? | wikiHow Asks a Dermatologist
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Can light help treat acne? | wikiHow Asks a Dermatologist

Light therapy is becoming an increasingly popular treatment for acne, but is it effective? Dermatologist Dr. Mohiba Tareen shares her thoughs on the efficacy of light therapuy for acne treatment. Many wavelengths of light can be effective for acne and skin inflammation. It’s always best to consult your dermatologist before starting any new skin treatment.

Mohiba Tareen is a board certified Dermatologist and the founder of Tareen Dermatology located in Roseville, Maplewood and Faribault, Minnesota. Dr. Tareen completed medical school at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, where she was inducted into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. While a dermatology resident at Columbia University in New York City, she won the Conrad Stritzler award of the New York Dermatologic Society and was published in The New England Journal of Medicine. Dr. Tareen then completed a procedural fellowship which focused on dermatologic surgery, laser, and cosmetic dermatology.
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