Facts About LED Light Therapy

When LED therapy treatment is the subject what comes to your mind? Well, many think it as a tool for treating serious illnesses. LED stands for Light Emitting Diode. It is technically known as a computer chip encased in a resin shaped glass and emits a therapeutic wavelength of light energy. It has different kinds of uses such as treatment of acne, wounds, and scars, teeth whitening treatment, removing wrinkles and rejuvenating skin before hydration process.

Originally, the purpose of LED therapy was to heal wounds and scars after the surgery. It was a coincidence that it can also help in rejuvenating skin. If the light energy has a correct wavelength it can be used in skin rejuvenation. When it is used as therapy, the cells in the dermis (layer of the skin will convert the light energy into adenosine triphosphate which will help the cell to perform its function. The fibroblast cell will start producing elastin and collagen for a vibrant and younger looking skin.

According to the latest research, LED light therapy is the only aesthetic device that you can use freely without any contra-indications. It is good for all skin types, colors, conditions and even of all age brackets. If not overused it is also safe for the eyes. Aside from skin rejuvenation, nowadays, it is used for reducing facial lines, removing wrinkles, brightening the skin and reducing pore size for a youthful looking skin.

Have a scheduled visit on any cosmetic clinics or purchase a device that you can use at home. It might not be as effective compared to devices used in a salon or clinic but it is proven effective. When using it at home, you should take safety precaution by following all the manual instructions with it.