Monday, 21 December 2020 10:03

Do LED Devices Cause Hyperpigmentation?

Written by   Pam Cushing

Much of what is believed about the subject of LED light therapy is urban mythology, based on sales spins and not in rigorous scientific evidence. Several of these myths relate to the relationship between LED devices, hyperpigmentation, and are perpetuated despite the fact that they are not supported by clinical research. Specifically, this article explores the myth that LED devices can cause hyperpigmentation.


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When it comes to LED and hyperpigmentation, skin care professionals should do as much scientific research as possible, along with reaching out to FDA-approved companies to confirm the best option for LED devices. While hyperpigmentation can occur, with the right device, these chances are increasingly little to none.

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