LED Light Rejuvenation
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What is LED Therapy?
Light Emitting Diode (LED) therapy uses a non-heating light source to stimulate biological functions within the skin. Essentially it enables the skin to heal itself by promoting circulation and healthy functioning, without causing any inflammation or adverse side effects.
The treatment involves no discomfort or down time and can be used alone or in combination with other therapies to enhance their results.
LED Light enables us to deliver specific colours or wavelengths of light to:
How Does LED Work?
Water and blood in the skin absorb LED light. This results in increased cellular activity & ATP production, the compound which drives healthy cell functioning.
Usually around 8 -10 treatments are required within 4 – 5 weeks.
Our LED treatments use different coloured light to produce a specific response within the skin:
Blue Light: Kills acne bacteria.
The blue wavelengths have powerful anti-bacterial properties that cleanse and purify. It stimulates production of oxygen radicals that kill P. acnes bacteria but without causing any damage to your skin.
In more severe acne cases, we may recommend photodynamic therapy, a more aggressive anti-acne treatment involving a topical preparation, combined with LED light therapy
Red Light: Rejuvenating
Red light is good for all skin types. It rejuvenates the skin by improving blood flow and increasing collagen production. It doesn’t just leave the skin looking younger, but makes it feel younger deep down by stimulating collagen formation. Red light will also decrease redness, is anti-inflammatory and enhance wound healing.
Red light is often used to enhamce the effects of other treatments and speed healing after more aggressive treatments such as laser resurfacing.
Infrared: Anti ageing
Infrared stimulates blood circulation, helps reduce fine lines and wrinkles, reduces pores and improves overall appearance of the complexion.
Recommended treatments: 8 to 10 sessions, twice weekly.
Can be combined with at home treatments with our LightStim devices for acne or anti-ageing.Book Online