A light for healing

GentleWaves began its life as a beauty treatment, but it may eventually end up being used to help heal the skin of cancer patients.Dr. Kelley Hails sees the simple procedure as a potentially powerful weapon against inflammation and skin burns caused by radiation treatments, particularly in breast and mouth-and-neck cancer patients.

“We’re looking at a treatment that carries absolutely zero risk. You could use it in emergency clinics, burn clinics and radiation oncology wards to help treat skin inflammation and make things easier and less painful for the patient,” said Hails, the founder and medical director of Seacoast Rejuvenation Center and a former chief of emergency services at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital. Read More….

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