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Red Light Therapy

Red Light Treatment

An novel procedure called red light therapy (RLT) is showing promise in the treatment of wrinkles, redness, acne, scars, and other ageing indicators. More clinical trials, according to many researchers, are required to confirm its efficacy as a treatment. Ask your doctor if red light therapy is a possibility for your skin problem if you’re interested in it.

Red light therapy: What is it?

Red light therapy (RLT) is a procedure that allegedly makes your skin seem better by reducing wrinkles, scars, redness, and acne. It does this by using low wavelength red light. It is also advertised as a treatment for other illnesses.

There is currently a great deal of ongoing research, the publication of tiny studies, and a great deal of discussion online about the efficacy of red light therapy for various medical conditions. Although some research’ findings are promising, red light therapy’s full potential is still unknown.

Is safe red light therapy?

At least when used briefly and as instructed, red light treatment seems to be risk-free and has no known negative effects. In comparison to various topical skin treatments, this therapy is less harsh, non-invasive, and harmful. RLT doesn’t use this kind of light, unlike the cancer-causing ultraviolet (UV) light from the sun or tanning facilities.

However, if items are misused—perhaps applied excessively or improperly—there is a possibility that your skin or eyes—if unprotected—could be harmed. Red light therapy devices’ long-term safety is not yet known.

The best course of action for you is to consult a dermatologist or a licenced, experienced cosmetic therapist. A dermatologist can confirm that your skin issue is what you believe it to be, as well as explain the advantages of red light therapy and other possible treatments.