LED Light Therapy

InfoThe ProcedureFAQCost

Info

LED stands for Light Emitting Device. Scientific research shows that LED light therapy can improve the visible signs of aging, such as wrinkles, as well as wounds, muscle injuries and other health concerns.

LED is a non-invasive skin surface treatment system that uses light delivered through light emitting diodes that work to deliver pure light in precise wavelengths.

LED Light Therapy also works by acting on fibroblasts, which are the skin cells that are responsible for collagen production. In fact, LED Light Therapy is proven to improve skin healing, both in terms of the effectiveness of the wound healing and the amount of time that it takes to heal a wound.

Collagen production slows down as the body ages, that can lead to the visible signs of aging. LED Light Therapy however promotes Collagen, the protein in the body that connects skin and other surrounding tissues.

LED Light Therapy also addresses inflammation and by reducing inflammation, this can improve a number of health issues. However, in terms of the aesthetic benefits of LED Light Therapy, there are a significant number of these that have ensured a secure place for this procedure across the wider medical-aesthetic industry.

LED Light Therapy can help treat a variety of skin conditions, including:

  • Dermatitis
  • Dull, dry skin
  • Scarring
  • Visible signs of aging, including wrinkles and age spots
  • Sun damage
  • Wound healing
  • Other inflammatory skin conditions
  • Eczema
  • Psoriasis
  • Rosacea

The Procedure

In a clinical setting, LED Light Therapy, the procedure can take a variety of forms. There are some LED Light Therapy devices that target the face, or they can treat the entire body, depending on the technology.

LED Light Therapy is entirely pain free as you essentially place your face or body in front of a light device. Each session usually lasting approximately 30 minutes; however, multiple sessions may be required for the desired result. After this, you may need to return regularly for maintenance sessions.

At-home LED Light Therapy devices are more convenient, however, these devices are often less effective than those used in professional treatments. LED light therapy also has the advantage of being suitable for use on any body part, including the face, hands, neck, and chest, with no recovery time necessary.

FAQ

Q. Does LED Light Therapy work?
A. Yes, but this procedure often requires multiple sessions for a result to be apparent. It is a subtle treatment, but research shows that the science regarding the benefits of LED Light Therapy is solid.

Q. Does LED Light Therapy feel uncomfortable?
A. No, not at all, you place your face or body in front of a moderately warm red light. It’s that easy and it is completely non-invasive.

Q. How long does it take to see the results of LED Light Therapy on skin conditions?
A. This is a non-invasive, subtle treatment that requires multiple treatments to see results. You may need as many as 10 treatments that will also require regular maintenance treatments.

Cost

LED Light Therapy is comparatively inexpensive. Many reputable clinics offer free Does LED Light Therapy treatments in conjunction with other skin treatments. Most clinics offer a series of Does LED Light Therapy treatments that cost in the range of $300-$800.