8 Evidence-Based Benefits of LED Light Therapy

LED Light Therapy

LED stands for light-emitting diode. LED light therapy is a non-invasive and painless treatment protocol in which the skin is exposed to a certain wavelength or color of light such as red or blue light. There are many benefits of LED light therapy. For example, the non-thermal energy in the LED light will trigger healing and skin repair and can be used to treat many different skin conditions such as acne, pimples, eczema, psoriasis, and sensitive skin. Celebrities like Kate Moss, Sienna Miller, and the Kardashians have endorsed this treatment.

Before we talk about the benefits of LED light therapy in-depth, we have to understand the difference between red and blue LED light and what they’re used for.

Red light penetrates further into the skin while blue light works on the uppermost area of the skin.

Red light increases blood circulation and increases collagen production which leads to the reduction of fine lines and open pores. It acts on your cell’s mitochondria and encourages cell repair, and helps to treat chronic skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis. Red light promotes youthful and vibrant skin by reducing blemishes, wrinkles, and age spots.

Blue light is used for its antibacterial properties to prevent and treat cases of acne by killing the acne-causing bacteria. It soothes inflammation, purifies the skin, and can even stabilize oil glands with long-term use. 

At times, full-body LED light therapy in Melbourne procedures may involve both red and blue LED light in combination to correct skin problems.

Benefits of LED light therapy

  1. It improves skin texture

Those who regularly go for That therapy to salons or do it themselves at home find an improvement in their overall skin health. LED light helps to treat other problems like sunspots, making the skin look even-toned.

  1. It reduces and prevents acne

LED light therapy benefits those with stubborn acne problems. LED light damages and combats acne-causing Propionibacterium bacteria, thereby stopping acne and clogged pores.

  1. It is suitable for all types of skin

Among the many benefits of LED light therapy is that it is a painless and gentle approach to skincare. Its non-invasive nature ensures it will never harm your skin. 

  1. It reverses sun damage

Regular exposure to UV rays can cause many skin problems such as uneven skin tone, pigmentation, and premature aging. One of the benefits of LED light therapy is that it can target these skin issues and reverse the damage using a combination of red and blue LED light.

  1. It stimulates blood flow

It photo-stimulates blood flow which increases the production of collagen and elastin.

  1. It boosts hair growth

Besides preventing acne and rejuvenating the skin, one of the most popular benefits of LED light therapy is that using it on the scalp boosts hair growth. Red light therapy will irradiate photons into the scalp tissue which will then be readily absorbed by weak cells in the scalp. It is a safer and much less invasive procedure than a hair transplant surgery.

  1. It decreases pain and induces healing

Studies show that using LED light therapy on wounds can decrease inflammation, reduce pain, and speed up healing.

  1. It increases energy

Cellular benefits of LED light therapy include an increase in energy, an increase in nutrient transfer, and a speedup of the evacuation of waste materials.

Conclusion

LED light therapy is a powerful, painless and gentle way to heal your skin without the use of chemicals or drugs. Since there is no usage of ultraviolet light, it doesn’t cause any damage or burns. While it may not work on acne cysts, blackheads, and whiteheads, there are many other benefits of LED light therapy. 

Swan Skin offers full-body LED light therapy in Melbourne. We use both red and blue LED lights to rejuvenate your skin for a youthful glow.

Call us today or book online to schedule a consultation.

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