LED Light therapy
What is Red Light Therapy?
Red Light Therapy increases collagen production in the skin, which gives it its elasticity. It also increases fibroblast production, which helps produce collagen and other tissue fibers. It products cell damage by increasing circulation between blood and tissue cells. RLT also improves facial texture, reduce fine lines and winkle severity. RLT clears acne, rosacea, eczema, and psoriasis, acne keloids, herpes virus sores and burns by accelerating the skin tissue repair and growth of new cells.
RLT can be used either alone or in combination with other treatments such as Blue Light Therapy which can be a very effective treatment for acne vulgaris. The light penetrates deep into the skin and affect sebum production while also reducing inflammation and irritation in the area.
RLT has an anti-inflammatory action, stimulation of energy, production in mitochondria and stimulates DNA repair.
Who should not use RLT?
It is not recommended for patients taking photosensitizing medications like lithium, phenothiazine, skin cancer and systemic lupus erythematosus, and patients with bipolar disorder as it may cause mania.