Red Light Therapy
The Anti Ageing & Wellness Clinic, Brisbane, offers a full body red light therapy treatment in a modern, comfortable studio in Lota.
Red light therapy is suitable for everyone: women, men and children. It is especially effective for treating the ageing process by providing deep skin rejuvenation. If you are over the age of 25, you will find red light therapy particularly beneficial for skin rejuvenation & anti ageing. By the time we reach the age of 25, our body gradually loses the ability to make youthful collagen and we “start to age”. Red light therapy also stimulates the blood circulation & the skin’s healing powers.
What is Red Light Collagen Therapy?
Red Light Treatments are photo bio stimulation in which one is exposed to red and infrared lights. This is achieved by infrared light, which happens to be a special type of light with a more powerful wavelength when compared to other types of light, which makes it possible to permeate much deeper into the skin to offer various restorative health benefits for example, enhancing the physical appearance of skin as well as skin revitalization in addition to alleviating ache.
Red light therapy is a particular skincare treatment method available in preference to the physician-administered laser light treatments. Several researches associated with red light therapy have been based on the treatments for acne removal, rosacea as well as the potential to eliminate wrinkles and signs of aging. Studies show that concentrated red light can be utilized by mitochondria in the body cells which trigger the production of collagen in the body. Moreover, collagen is the constituent of skin appearance.
Red Light was first introduced by NASA to enhance the healing of wound and also tissue improvement in space- in addition to benefiting fatigued, worn out astronauts on return back to earth. However, this has also been employed in the management of some psychiatric problems together with sleeping conditions. Red light treatments in dermatology have been researched since medical professionals discovered that a growing number of patients were becoming resistant to the regular antibiotic therapies utilized to clear away acne. Also, researches have been broadened to study the possibility of using red light treatment to eliminate facial lines and wrinkles.
Nevertheless, it is essential you be aware that there are two different kinds of red light treatments. The first type of therapy is known as light box therapy. This is a general therapy which does not focus on any particular region of the body. The second type is Targeted phototherapy intended to direct light rays to certain parts of the skin by means of an excimer laser light.
So How Does It Work?
Utilizing red light at a wavelength of 633nm, it will penetrate the skin up to 8 – 10mm. This penetration stimulates the body to produce elastin and collagen as well as developing new capillaries. The consequence of having extra elastin and collagen produces a softer , firm skin appearance while the effect of the new capillaries promotes better blood circulation which in turn boosts healing of wound in addition to the benefits of reducing scar tissue. Red Light Therapy is rapidly becoming the most effective, safe, easy, pain-free and thus the least expensive method to obtain younger and exciting skin look.
Red light treatment exposure involves a twenty minute period in a Red Light Collagen bed. Generally, it’s just as simple as, lying down on collagen bed, and enjoying restorative and relaxation experience. During the process, you will have to shut the eyes and then let your skin experience that distribution of light for radiance and youthful glow. The procedure is absolutely relatively simple, noninvasive and also the majority of folks delight in the soothing warmth from red light unit as well as the calming and relaxing feeling on their skin. Really, Red light treatment does not have any unwanted side effects.
Benefits of RED LIGHT THERAPY
Besides the cosmetic together with aging signs removal amazing benefits, Red light treatment also offers a cure for severe and sharp ache as well as muscle soreness, arthritis rheumatoid disease, hypertension, and nerve problems. It equally helps to lessen an injury recovery time. Red light remedy is currently popular among professional sports athletes to boost restorative healing with such effective benefits. Infrared light is directed to penetrate under the skin surface to hasten recovery time. The Red light can quickly trigger the release of ATP, which is an essential supply of energy to the human body cells. It permits ATP to contribute to speedy activity by the body defensive mechanism. The ATP really assists to raise blood flow in the body, which in turn decreases inflammation and also soreness. People with high blood pressure really benefit from increased blood flow since sufficient circulation of blood helps your heart to perform less work. When ATP is activated by Red light it helps to energize white blood cells which function to restore weakened cells and also collagen production is stimulated to increase skin elasticity as well as help in wound recovery. ATP in addition stimulates endorphins production, which offers calming relief from persistent and severe body ache.
For the reason that Red light therapies activate the body defenses, it definitely takes care of the causes of pain rather than merely covering the symptoms. Moreover, RED light therapies alleviate pain and irritation without the unwanted side effects of prescription medication or even surgical procedure.
Who Is Red Light Treatment Suitable For?
For wrinkle reduction benefits and also full skin revitalization, red light therapy is perfect for anyone, including; men, women and children. Red light exposure treatment is certainly valuable in the treatment of aging related issues by supplying deep skin improvement. For anti-ageing benefits as well as deep skin regeneration, red light exposure treatment would work fine for every individual. However, it can be notably helpful for men and women over 25 years of age. Because, from this age the body steadily begins to lose the capacity to produce collagen for youthful looks, thus our physical appearance will begin to get older faster.
It’s important that before you start red light exposure therapy, you should definitely ensure to consult with your medical professional and inform your doctor about all prescriptions you have taken or non-prescription drugs you might be using. A number of anti-aging products and even prescription drugs frequently cause photosensitivity and could noticeably harm the skin. For precaution, in case you are utilizing anything even herbal remedies, ensure to discuss them with your physician.
Is Red Light Exposure Therapy Safe?
Red light exposure is generally regarded as being totally safe and with absolutely no identified undesirable effects.
Safety measures prior to starting Red Light Exposure
The most usual risk involved with red light therapies is directing the light into one’s eyes. Although, red light or even infrared light on its own is not destructive to the eyes, however the gadgets in use could deliver excessive brightness that can affect the eyes. In addition, reliable products provide eye protection with it which must be worn in the course of each facial therapy. In the event you are using light for non-facial purposes for instance; wound care or perhaps for pain relief, one should be absolutely careful never to direct the light in one’s eyes. Never ever look straight into the red light treatment equipment.
How Long Will It Take To Get Good Results?
Obtaining good result may differ subject to the skin type and also based upon ones age, nevertheless, the table below is a general information for the rate of exposure together with the appropriate anticipated results
|Age||Frequency||Best Results At||Maintenance|
|25 – 35||2-3 times per week||3-6 weeks||1 per 10 days-2 weeks|
|35 – 45||2-3 times per week||4-8 weeks||1 per 1-2 weeks|
|45 – 55||2-3 times per week||6-10 weeks||1 per week|
|55 +||2-3 times per week||8 weeks +||1-2 times per week|
Red Light Therapy Brisbane is extremely effective for:
- Anti Ageing: stimulation of collagen and elastin fibres in the deeper layers of the dermis gives a visible smoothing effect on wrinkles, plumps the skin and improves skin elasticity, suppleness and firmness
- Broken capillaries
- Age Spots
- Deep muscles
- Acne (reducing inflammation)
- Eczema & psorisas
- Improves circulation
- Reduces inflammation
- Great after surgery – healing time quicker
Cosmetic Benefits of Using Red Light Therapy
- Minimize fine lines and wrinkles
- Reduces crows feet
- Heals blemishes
- Improve your skin tone
- Regeneration/stimulation of collagen
- Restores skins natural cellular collagen activity
- Activated fibroblast cells which create collagen and elastin
- Helps sun damaged skin
- Creates more skin moisture which will fill out skin
- Increases circulation, providing a healthier skin tone
- Reduces melanin production, which causes brown age spots
- Promotes nutritional element existing within the skin
- Helps irregular pigmentation
- Lessens skin coarseness
- Lessens pore size
- Stimulates and activated metabolic function in skin cells
- Smoothes texture
- Reduces skin degradation
- Reduces overall redness, flushing, dilated capillaries
These amazing research studies reveal red light therapy to be an amazing method to fight the adverse effects of ageing. Age defying results will enable them to continually turn back the clock on the aged appearance that accompanies passing time.
Want to know more? The list below contains a number of important scientific publications that prove the effects of collagen light.
- Zhang Y, Song S, Fong C-C, Tsang C-H, Yang Z, Yang M: cDNA microarray analysis of gene expression profiles in human fibroblast cells irradiated with red light. J. Invest Dermatol., 120:849-857, 2003.
- Karu TI, Pyatibrat LV, Kolyakov SF, Afanasyeva NI: Absorption measurements of a cell monolayer relevant to phototherapy: reduction of cytochrome c oxidase under near IR radiation. J Photochem Photobiol, 81: 98-106, 2005.
- Lubart R, Friedmann H, Lavi R, Longo L, Jacobi J, Baruchin O, Baruchin AM: A reasonable mechanism for visible light-induced skin rejuvenation. Lasers Med Sci, 22:1-3, 2007.
- Lubart R, Lavi R, Friedmann H, Rochkind S.: Photochemistry and photobiology of light absorption by living cells. Photomed Laser Surg, 24:179-185, 2006.
- Gao, X., Xing D.: Molecular mechanisms of cell proliferation induced by low power laser irradiation. J Biomed Sci., 16:1-16 online, 2009.