LED Light Therapy and Hyperpigmentation

There is a vast array of mythology surrounding LED light therapy – most of it created by clever marketing directors of light therapy manufactures. This leads to a lot of confusion in the skin care community and the same questions being asked over and over. Two related questions routinely asked are, “Does the heat from LED devices cause hyperpigmentation” and “Does green light effectively treat…

When Does Investing in LED Light Therapy Make Sense?

Investing in a new piece of equipment for a practice can be a bit of a challenge, particularly when you have never offered the service that the new piece of equipment provides. When thinking about purchasing a new piece of equipment, there are really three considerations, affordability, return on investment, and value creation. Let’s use the purchase of an LED light therapy device to illuminate…

LED for The Massage Therapist

The healing powers of well-placed and experienced hands have been apparent and used for centuries in every culture to relieve pain and stiffness. The benefits and application of massage fell out of favor with the arrival of modern medicine. However, there is increasing interest in society by those seeking alternative therapies and many are turning to massage for hands-on relief of symptoms. A survey conducted…

LED - Does FDA Clearance Matter?

As a skin care professional, does a device’s FDA credentials really make a difference? Isn’t the FDA something doctors deal with? For treating the superficial layers of the skin, do devices with FDA credentials work any better than those that don’t? Don’t FDA credentials just make devices more expensive? All great questions for today’s skin care professional. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is an…

LED: Proximity Trumps Power

Light therapy continues to enjoy greater acceptance and popularity in the medical aesthetic field. As a result, we have seen a plethora of non-regulated devices of unknown origin flooding the market in recent years. While selecting the best LED device for your practice might seem like a daunting task, a little research can go a long way. The most reliable research can be found in…

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