27 September 2010 to 1 October 2010
CSIR Convention Centre
Africa/Johannesburg timezone

Different light sources in photodynamic therapy for use in photorejuvenation

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CSIR Convention Centre

CSIR Convention Centre

CSIR, Pretoria
Presentation Track C - Lasers, Optics and Spectroscopy


Ms Victoria Van Kets (University of Cape Town)


Photodynamic therapy (PDT) has recently emerged as a treatment modality for photorejuvenation of the skin. This study is a preliminary investigation into the effect of different light sources to activate hypericin, a plant-derived photosensitizer in primary human dermal fibroblast cells.

Primary author

Ms Victoria Van Kets (University of Cape Town)


Mrs Aletta Karsten (CSIR) Dr Lester Davids (University of Cape Town)

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