Acne is a common skin condition that affects most people at some point in their lives. This can range from pimples to painful cysts which can causing scarring. Acne can start in teenage years but can also start at any age. It is commonly linked to hormones. The hormones cause the grease glands to produce large amounts of oil resulting in blocked follicles and p.acnes bacteria. There is no quick fix. We use several approaches:
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What is LED light therapy?
Answer: Light therapy or LED light emitting diode therapy uses wavelengths of light, including red, blue and infrared.
Does LED light therapy work?
Answer: It was originally developed by NASA and found to be beneficial in the treatment of wounds. Light therapy improves your skin over time and so a course of treatments followed by maintenance treatments is most beneficial.
What skin conditions can LED light therapy treat?
Answer: It can treat many skincare concerns including acne, fine lines, pigmentation, reduces inflammation and has anti-aging effects.
How does LED light therapy work?
Answer: Our skin has the ability to absorb light energy; it uses this to regulate and stimulate cell processes. The application of beneficial wavelengths enable the skin cells to function better; accelerating regeneration and repair. Red and infrared is used for inflammation and anti-aging. Blue light is used for acne.
Can LED light therapy help acne?
Answer: The blue light therapy can kill acne causing bacteria and encourages oil glands to be less active resulting in less acne breakouts.