Wednesday, 27 May 2020 13:28

LED: Proximity Trumps Power

Written by   Pam Cushing

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 peer-reviewed and published studies on low-level light therapy. Be careful of social media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram, which are certainly fun but not exactly reliable as sources of material when it comes to investigating medical devices and aesthetic protocols.


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Pam Cushing




Pam Cushing is a registered nurse with over 35 years of experience in emergency medicine. She has worked in the field of aesthetics for over 15 years, full-time for the last five years. Cushing holds a degree at the master’s level, with commendation, as well as a post-graduate diploma in aesthetic medicine, with merit. She is an independent nurse prescriber in the United Kingdom. Cushing is a consultant educator for a couple of companies educating in injectables, skin resurfacing and chemical peel, microneedling, and LED. She thrives on being able to educate, motivate, and encourage others to grow and develop professionally. She is passionate about skin and the benefits of aesthetics in improving the confidence and quality of lives. Cushing believes our key role is to educate the consumer on appropriate treatment modalities with the focus on maintaining skin health.

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