LED Light Therapy
for skin rejuvenation, acne & inflammation
LED, which stands for Light Emitting Diode, is a non-invasive therapy utilizes LEDs with red, infra-red, and blue wavelengths to target a range of skin conditions. One of the most remarkable features of LED light therapy is that it requires no downtime after treatments, making it an attractive option for those seeking skin improvements.
Understanding LED Light Therapy:
LED light therapy utilizes different light wavelengths to address specific skin concerns.
The key wavelengths are:
Blue LED: Effectively targets acne by destroying acne-causing bacteria.
Also used for PDT or photodynamic therapy
Photodynamic therapy is typically used for skin cancers and severe acne, involving a longer downtime.
Red LED: Promotes skin rejuvenation, reduces inflammation, aids in healing (post invasive procedure like skin needling and laser) and diminishes the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Are there any side effects:
Side effects are rare but can include headaches, eye strain, and insomnia.
Individuals currently taking Accutane should avoid LED light therapy.
LED light therapy is a revolutionary, non-invasive approach to skin rejuvenation and acne treatment. Its versatility, effectiveness, and minimal downtime make it an attractive choice for individuals seeking to enhance their skin's health and appearance.
Number of Required Treatments
The number of LED light therapy sessions depends on the specific skin condition:
For Acne: 2 sessions per week for 8 weeks, followed by one session per week for 4 weeks.
For Rejuvenation: Treatments 1 to 4 weeks apart
Post-Laser Treatment: Red LED light therapy can expedite recovery after laser treatments like Clear and Brilliant or V laser.
MEET DR. MAY MARR
Dr May Marr is a Flinders University Medical School graduate and a member of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. She has a long-held interest in aesthetic medical procedures and evidence-based skin care. She holds a passionate belief that people should have access to procedures and products that are research-backed, ethically prescribed and skilfully delivered.
Dr Marr has trained with Dr Jacque Le Coz at the Institute of Mesotherapy in Paris. She holds an Advanced Diploma in Dermatology from the Australian Institute of Dermatology and in 2020 completed her Dermatology Fellowship.
The ethical, educational and procedural standards that Dr Marr brings to aesthetic medicine have been recognised by some of the largest aesthetic companies in the world. She holds advanced injector status and her extensive clinical experience sees her regularly called upon as an industry educator.
“OUR PHILOSOPHY IS TO KEEP OUR PATIENTS LOOKING NATURAL – NOT ‘DONE’.”
DR MAY MARR