Richard Troy

Medical Blogger committed to accuracy, I am passionate about delivering my readers critical insights into the medical field. Former paramedic, instructor and medical school student. You can read more about me in the dedicated section of the website.

Ellacor: dermal micro-coring for minimally invasive skin tightening and rejuvenation

Last year in July 2021, the US FDA cleared Ellacor by Cytrellis Inc., a new medical device for minimally invasive skin tightening and rejuvenation through micro-coring technology (MCT). The team behind this new device is from the Massachusetts General Dermatology Laser and Cosmetic Center, led by Dr. Mathew M Avram, MD JD, associate professor of …

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What is Low Level Laser / Light Therapy (LLLT)? Treatment and cosmetic indications

Low Level Laser (or light) Therapy or LLLT is a type of treatment that employs light emitting sources to modulate cellular activity. It was discovered in the 1960s, but in the last 20 years it has been extensively investigated for a wide range of applications from reducing pain and inflammation, to stimulate wound and tissue …

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photobiomodulation (PBM) or low level light therapy (LLLT)