“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.
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