Light Therapy

How Does Light Therapy Work?

Originally developed for Navy seals to help wounds heal quicker, light therapy has been shown to be highly therapeutic for skin. In a dermatological setting, light therapy is used to stimulate both the epidermis and dermis of the skin, and a red LED light is used to treat the epidermis or outer layer of the skin. Absorption of the LED light by the epidermis results and increased collagen production and tighter skin. Blue LED lights are used to address the oil producing pores on the skin, reducing the production of oil and limiting the recurrence of associated skin conditions such as acne.

Conditions Treated by Light Therapy

LED light therapy can be used to address a wide range of dermatological conditions. Light therapy is particularly effective at addressing skin laxity. By generating more production of collagen in the skin, it can lead to tauter and toner skin on the face and neck. Light therapy is also effective in addressing acne. It is able to address some of the physical triggers of acne, including over-productive oil glands in the skin, leading to better long-term success with the condition.

Conditions We Treat

We recommend consulting a specialist to help determine if light therapy is the best treatment option for you.


Psoriasis is a skin disorder in which the cells of the skin multiply much faster than normal. Learn More


Atopic dermatitis, often referred to as eczema, is a common skin condition that appears most often in children, though it can occur in individuals of any age. Learn More

Actinic Keratosis

Actinic keratosis, sometimes referred to as AK, is a precancerous growth on the skin. Learn More

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