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Oct 5th

Red Light Therapy (Photobiomodulation)

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Have you heard about Red Light Therapy (also known as photobiomodulation)? Are you looking for a powerful, non invasive treatment for common skin issues? 

Red light therapy is a therapeutic technic that uses specific wavelengths of red light to treat many skin conditions. These specific wavelengths of red light create a biochemical affect in our cells that serves to increase mitochondrial function. This improves ATP (adenosine triphosphate) synthesis in the body. ATP is the major source of energy produced by cells.  Increases in ATP allow cells to accept nutrients faster and get rid of waste products faster.

Red therapy light penetrates about 8-10 millimeters into the skin. When the light penetrates through the epidermal and dermal skin layers, it increases circulation to help form new capillaries. It also increases collagen production. Depending on which area of the body the red light is used, this can easily affect all skin layers, reaching into blood vessels, lymph pathways, nerves, and hair follicles. It is FDA approved for chronic joint pain, slow to heal wounds, wrinkles, hair loss and acne. 

Unlike many other lasers used on the skin (such as an IPL, or intense pulse light) that 

cause damage to stimulate tissue repair, red light therapy causes zero damage to the skin. And since the wavelengths penetrate deeply, they’re more efficacious than most wrinkle-reducing serums. Red Light Therapy’s many uses include:

  • Stimulate production of collagen and elastin
  • Reduce wrinkles, fine lines and stretch marks
  • Treat acne, rosacea and eczema 

 

If you would like to know if this therapy is right for you, schedule a consultation or give us a call! 

www.privyskincare.com

702.496.2066