Blue Light Therapy of C. Acnes

Blue Light Therapy of C. Acnes

This proposal aims to investigate a novel light-based treatment to reduce morbidity in shoulder surgical patients. This has potential to improve outcomes and reduce health care utilization associated with infectious complications of shoulder arthroplasty. Participants will be healthy male volunteers at least 18 years of age. They will be on study for approximately 2 days.

Pharmaceutical medication involved
Patients and healthy individuals accepted

Drug - 5% Topical Benzoyl Peroxide Gel

Gel treatment used to treat acne

Device - Blue Light Therapy

Blue light therapy treatment for acne

Efficacy of Blue Light Therapy in Reducing Cutibacterium Acnes Bioburden at the Deltopectoral Interval