Does LED Therapy Work for Skin?


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LED photodynamic therapy
LED phototherapy can improve the skin by going deep into it. People commonly use LED skin phototherapy to treat a range of skin concerns since it is a non-invasive treatment that. Skin specialists often combine led light treatment with other skin care products for the best results.

Different wavelengths of light can penetrate to different depths of the treatment site.
That is to say, the wavelengths can reach skin tissues at different levels and depths, thereby producing different therapeutic effects. Treatments can thus be customized according to the customers.

What are the benefits of LED skin phototherapy?
People of any skin type and color can use LED light therapy with no downtime or recovery time required. This light therapy helps to treat various skin problems, as follows:

  • Reduce fine lines
  • Helps in wound healing
  • Skin rejuvenation
  • Reduce pigmentation
  • Anti-aging
  • Acne treatment
  • Rosacea treatment
  • Eczema

What are the risks of LED phototherapy?
Led light treatment is a safe and relatively risk-free treatment. when you have the treatment on your facial area, remember to wear sunglasses or goggles to prevent your eyes suffer from the light. Side effects of LED light therapy are rare and may include:

  • Inflammation
  • Rash
  • Redness
  • Pain

What types of LED phototherapy on the face are there?
LED light therapy uses different colors of light that have different functions to penetrate the skin.

Blue light (470nm)
Increases skin hydration and destroys acne-causing bacteria.

Green light (575 nm)
Detoxifies, regenerates and nourishes.

Yellow light (590 nm)
Increase lymphatic circulation, relax the nervous system, strengthen the immune system.

Red light (640 nm)
Reduces inflammation, increases circulation, collagen synthesis, supports lifting, skin tone & pore size.

Purple light (690nm)
It is a combination of red light and blue light. Therefore, purple light has the effect of red and blue light at the same time, mainly for acne and acne marks.

Cyan light (490nm)
Gradually enhance the energy of cells and promote metabolism.

White light (510nm)
Accelerates the metabolism of active cells and tissues, reduces fine lines.

The skin specialist may use light combinations to treat your specific concerns. When using light therapy devices at home, you can also mix and use light irradiation according to the actual situation.


Does LED light treatment really work?
Research shows that LED light therapy is able to help improve certain skin conditions. However, to see significant improvements on your skin, you will need to have certain treatments.

How long does it take to see results?
You will usually need regular treatments to see significant benefits. It is recommended to do weekly treatments for about a month. Then you also need to have treatments every month or every few months. On the other hand, household devices may also need to spend more time on. In general, you may need to use the device for 15 to 30 minutes twice a day for 4-5 weeks.

Is LED Light Therapy suitable for everyone?
The following people should not have LED light therapy:
Taking certain medicines that increase sensitivity to sunlight
Have a history of skin cancer and eye diseases

How to choose the right LED phototherapy machine?
First of all, you have to buy with a purpose. You need to know what to concern.

When choosing a LED machine, you should focus on the following points:

  • Wavelength
  • Energy output
  • Treatable area
  • Whether the light distribution is uniform
  • Single-function or multi-function

As mentioned earlier, different wavelengths determine the therapeutic effect, so you need to know what color of light to choose. In addition, some multifunctional LED phototherapy instruments also have the function of UV light tanning, such as LB512 5D PDT led beauty machine.

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