The typical appearance of acne is a mixture of the following:
greasy skin, red pimples or spots, yellow pus-filled spots and scars.
The Omnilux CLEAR™ is intended to treat mild to moderate acne vulgaris of the face. Use this chart to determine whether Omnilux CLEAR™ is suitable for you:
Whiteheads or Blackheads (Comedonal Acne)
No pimples or spots or yellow pus-filled spots. No whiteheads or blackheads
A few pimples or spots, a few pus-filled spots, some whiteheads or blackheads
Some pimples or spots, some pus-filled spots, only a few small nodules Many whiteheads or blackheads
Many pimples or spots, many pus-filled spots. Some nodules. Many whiteheads or blackheads
Many whiteheads or blackheads. No pimples or spots. No pus-filled spots
Suitable for Omnilux Clear™
Omnilux CLEAR™ is NOT indicated for clear skin. Omnilux Clear™ should NOT be used to prevent pimples or spots forming.
Mild acne is suitable for treatment with Omnilux CLEAR™
Moderate acne is suitable for treatment with Omnilux CLEAR™
Omnilux CLEAR™ is NOT indicated for severe acne. Please consult your doctor for a more appropriate treatment.
Omnilux CLEAR™ is NOT indicated for whiteheads or blackheads. Please consult your doctor for a more appropriate treatment.
DO NOT use Omnilux CLEAR™ for any other conditions other than mild to moderate acne vulgaris (detailed in the "Who Should Use Omnilux CLEAR™" section). The Omnilux CLEAR™ device has not been tested for any other conditions than those listed, and the risk is unknown. DO NOT use Omnilux CLEAR™ device if you suffer from any photosensitive disorder (sensitization to light) of the skin or eyes OR if you are taking any medication that can cause photosensitivity. If you use the Omnilux CLEAR™ device and you are sensitive to light or are taking any medication that can cause photosensitivity you may cause a severe reaction.
Some people are sensitive to light. Before using the Omnilux CLEAR™ to treat your acne vulgaris you must carry out a sensitivity test on your inner arm and wait 6 hours. If after purchasing the Omnilux CLEAR™ you find that you are photosensitive please return the device to the retailer within 30 days of purchase.
People who have undergone a course of 4 weekly treatments for 6 weeks using the Omnilux CLEAR™ report a reduction of mild to moderate acne vulgaris.
Immediately after treatment skin may appear red. Skin should return to normal within 1-2 hours.
Some users have reported pigmentation, skin flaking or peeling, associated itchiness and dryness.
This is short lived and clears within a few days.
Temporary headaches immediately following the light treatment. Headaches can be treated with an appropriate over the counter analgesic and rehydration.
This list although not exhaustive lists the most reported side effects.