What is LED Light therapy
Does LED light help with acne?
Red LED light therapy may reduce inflammation and stimulate the production of collagen, a protein responsible for younger-looking skin that diminishes with age. Blue LED light therapy may destroy acne-causing bacteria (P. acnes)
Which LED light therapy is best for acne?
Blue light therapy
Blue light therapy is the type of light therapy most commonly used to address acne breakouts. The wavelength of blue light has an antimicrobial effect, making it effective at killing several types of bacteria that can collect in your pores and oil glands and cause breakouts.
How long does it take for LED light therapy to work?
LED light therapy requires up to 10 sessions or more, each spaced out about a week apart. You may start to see minor results after your first session. Results will be more dramatic and noticeable once you've finished all of your treatments.
What should you not use with LED light therapy?
Individuals should not use LED therapy if they take certain medications, such as isotretinoin (Accutane), for acne or use topical treatments that cause sensitivity to sunlight. People with skin conditions should speak to a dermatologist before using LED light therapy.
What LED light colour hides acne?
This is a dramatic light that can have a remarkable effect on makeup. Reds and oranges in the skin tone are reflected back strongly. This can have a flattering, warm effect on the skin that disguises small blemishes and uneven skin tone.
Is red or blue LED light therapy better for acne?
Red and Blue Light Therapy For Acne Treatment
Combining red and blue light therapy treats acne more efficiently than blue light alone: as blue light destroys the acne-causing bacteria beneath the skin's surface, the red light reduces inflammation and accelerates healing.
Can you overdo LED light therapy?
What Are the Risks? Red light therapy is generally considered safe, even though researchers aren't exactly sure how and why it works. And there are no set rules on how much light to use. Too much light may damage skin tissue, but too little might not work as well.
What serum should I use with LED light therapy?
Using an anti-aging cream or serum after your light therapy session may speed up the results. For the best results, look for products containing peptides, retinol, vitamin C, or argan oil
Where should I go for LED light therapy in Melbourne?
We love Skindepth Dermatology. They use Low-Level Light therapy (LLLT) with Healite is the therapeutic use of Light Emitting Diode (LED) to enhance your body’s natural cellular recovery process. It promotes healing, relieves pain, reduces active acne and promotes rejuvenation of the skin.
1 Balaclava Road
St Kilda East VIC 3183