Use this chart to determine whether Omnilux Blemish Eraser is suitable for you
acne typedescriptionSuitable for Omnilux Blemish Eraser
CLEAR SKIN

No pimples or spots or yellow pus-filled spots. No whiteheads or blackheads.

Omnilux Blemish Eraser is NOT indicated for clear skin. Omnilux Blemish Eraser should NOT be used to prevent pimples or spots forming.

MILD ACNE

A few pimples or spots, a few pus-filled spots, some whiteheads or blackheads

Mild acne is suitable for treatment with Omnilux Blemish Eraser.

MODERATE ACNE

Some pimples or spots, some pus-filled spots, only a few small nodules. Many whiteheads or blackheads.

Moderate acne is suitable for treatment with Omnilux Blemish Eraser.

SEVERE ACNE

Many pimples or spots, many pus-filled spots. Some nodules. Many whiteheads or blackheads.

Omnilux Blemish Eraser is NOT indicated for severe acne. Please consult your doctor for a more appropriate treatment.

WHITEHEADS OR BLACKHEADS (COMEDONAL ACNE)

Many whiteheads or blackheads. No pimples or spots. No pus-filled spots.

Omnilux Blemish Eraser is NOT indicated for whiteheads or blackheads. Please consult your doctor for a more appropriate treatment.

Contraindications

DO NOT use Omnilux Blemish Eraser for any other conditions other than mild to moderate acne vulgaris (detailed in the above chart). The Omnilux Blemish Eraser device has not been tested for any other conditions than those listed, and the risk is unknown. DO NOT use the Omnilux Blemish Eraser 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 Blemish Eraser device and you are sensitive to light or are taking any medication that can cause photosensitivity you may cause a severe reaction.

Warnings

Some people are sensitive to light. Before using Omnilux Blemish Eraser to treat your acne vulgaris you must carry out a sensitivity test on your inner arm and wait 6 hours. If after purchasing Omnilux Blemish Eraser you find that you are photosensitive please return the device to the retailer within 45 days of purchase.

What to expect

People who have undergone a course of 4 weekly treatments for 6 weeks using Omnilux Blemish Eraser report a reduction of mild to moderate acne vulgaris.

Potential risks

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.

Need to knows

We do not recommend the use of light therapy devices while taking this medication. If you have stopped taking the medication for at least 5 days, the treatment can be safely administered. If you are unsure, please consult your prescribing physician.

Omnilux Blemish Eraser is compatible with most skincare routines, however we do not recommend using your device in conjunction with Accutane or retinol products. We recommend speaking with your prescribing physician before using the Omnilux Blemish Eraser with prescribed products.

Our products have not been studied in pregnant or breastfeeding women. Red and blue light therapy is very safe overall but because we do not have enough information about use while pregnant or breastfeeding, we recommend not using unless approved by your doctor.

Omnilux Blemish Eraser is intended for all persons over 14 years of age.