With LED light therapy devices rising in popularity all around the world, there comes with it a ton of misconceptions and, of course, skeptics. In this article, we will be debunking 5 myths and misconceptions commonly heard through the grapevine.
LED Light Therapy Cheat Sheet
What are the different colors of LED therapy? What do they do? How do they help my skin? All your questions answered!
What is LED Light Therapy?
LED light therapy is a fast-growing technology used to treat a multitude of dermatological conditions in a safe and non-invasive manner. The effects of LED light technology were first discovered by NASA in the 1980s when they successfully grew plants in space using red LED light to influence the growth of cells....
One of the most commercially successful applications of LED light therapy is its use for hair growth.
LED treatment is effective for treating burns -- decreasing symptoms of burning, redness, swelling, and peeling.
Green light is effective in treating skin conditions involving redness, swelling, and other effects related to pigmentation.
Blue and red light are synergistic in treating acne due to their anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory effects. LED therapy is safe and has fewer side effects compared to other treatments (e.g. topical or oral medications).
Red LED therapy is effective for skin rejuvenation. It improves skin complexion, collagen production, skin roughness, and wrinkle status.