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21 Proven Benefits of Red Led Light Treatment
By: meital   |    May 15, 2012   |   8 Comments (17) (0)

Red light therapy seems to be gaining an enormous amount of popularity in recent years, and for very good reasons. This breakthrough treatment, first discovered by NASA, has so many benefits and uses, and so little (if any) risks and side effects.

Deep penetrating red light therapy is actually a non invasive, cost-effective, and risk-free alternative to all sorts of skin problems, skin appearance and proven to be effective for all sorts of pain.

More and more traditional tanning salons now offer red light therapy beds, but the treatments are usually expensive and you have to schedule appointments and drive to the place, which can be very difficult (and costly) for busy people.

Fortunately, you can now get your own red light therapy home device, and enjoy the exact same benefits, but for a fraction of the price. The availability and comfort of having your own device at home when ever you want it – Is priceless.

So…What are all the benefits of red light therapy? (Take a deep breath…There Are Many)

This is the complete list of red light therapy benefits and uses:

 Red Light Therapy for Skin Rejuvenation

YES! Red light easily penetrates the skin, boosts circulation and bringing more blood and nutrients to the area. It also stimulates vital collagen and elastin production. Collagen helps plump the skin, while elastin firms the skin. The red light is energizing and repairing damaged cells, stimulating collagen and elastin and giving the skin back its youthful look.

Home devices for skin rejuvenation typically use visible red light at a wavelength of 660nm – That penetrates tissue to a depth of about 8-10 mm – Making it more beneficial for treating problems close to the surface of the skin, such as:

1. Wrinkles and fine lines

2. Tightening and firming (non-surgical face lift alternative,)

3. Blemishes and redness

4. Anti-aging

5. Age spots and hyperpigmentation on face, hands, neck

6. Acne scars

But… how can you choose between all the home devices out there? How much treatment time do they require? How long until you see the results? Find all the answers in my detailed article – Red Light Therapy Reviews.

 Red Light Therapy for Skin Problems

As I wrote above, red light promotes the healing of the skin and so can be used effectively for many skin problems, without medication (we all know their dangerous side effects), and chemical-loaded lotions and creams.

You can use a home device for these conditions (Warning: Do not use it if you have an active skin infection)

1. Burns

2. Acne Scars

3. Rosacea

4. Eczema

5. Psoriasis

6. Athlete’s foot

Again, see my Red Light Therapy Reviews to compare the different devices and how exactly to use them and get results.

 Red Light Therapy for Pain Relief

Red light therapy for pain relief is a gentle, non-invasive, drug-free, and chemical-free alternative that has been shown to reduce and in some cases even eliminate aches and pains.

At first it sounds ridiculous: How can light help with my chronic back pain?

Well, it’s quite simple. The infrared light (invisible light) penetrates deeper in our body and repairs or regenerates cell components. The infrared light also activates the production of endorphins and blocks pain-transmitting chemicals.

The home devices for this purpose typically use Infrared light – Deep penetrating light – at 880nm penetrates to a depth of about 30-40 mm, which makes it an effective pain relief for:

1. Herniated and bulging discs

2. Muscle related back pain

3. Osteoarthritis

4. Fibromyalgia

5. Pulled and strained muscles, Muscle spasms

6. Inflammation

7. Nerve injuries

8. Sports injuries – Bone fractures and chips, sprains, tennis elbow etc.

9. Neck pain and stiffness

 If you want to know how to choose the right home device, what’s the difference between all the devices, treatment times, how and where to do everything – Read more about Light Therapy for Pain.

 Is There a Device That Combines Red and Infrared Lights In One?

Yes, the top red light therapy home devices combine both visible red lights and infrared lights so you can use them for BOTH skin rejuvenation and pain relief.

These top rated devices are: DPL Deep Penetrating Light Therapy (My personal favorite), Baby Quasar Red Light Therapy Device, Omnilux MD – New U and LightStim.

 I hope you found this post to be useful, please consider sharing it with your friends, there’s a good chance they will thank you for it…:)

To your youthful health,

Meital

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8 Comments on this Article

Debra commented on December 12, 2014

I've been going to planet Beach now for about six months.using the red light therapy bed plus face therapy light.I definitely see less lines and wrinkles in my face.but what really is amazing is my breasts are not sagging as much as they were there actually firmer than they used to be.and on my backside my rear is firmer than it used to be.I think of the red light therapy as the fountain of youth.it also helps stretch marks tremendously.Red light therapy is absolutely incredible thank you Nassau.

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Peggy Boone Putnam commented on December 4, 2014

if this works i want one . can't wait to try this out on my whole body .

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meital commented on July 9, 2014

It depends on your skin's reaction. If you see it gets dry from using more than once a day - Don't...

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Sapphire75 commented on July 9, 2014

In the end I went for a red light therapy pen from I love my skin. I read a pretty good review on it on this site.

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rachel commented on April 28, 2014

My friend's Dad is an advocate that infrared bulbs that are in saunas work wonders for his psoriasis!

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LovePlanetBeach commented on October 24, 2013

At our spa we offer a full body LED Right Light Treatment as well as LED Red Light Facials and Infrared Facials. One of the issues with at home facial lights is that their design doesn't allow them to wrap around your entire face and neck. Our service, designed by Lumiere Light Therapy is shaped like a 'U' which literally wraps around the entire face and neck allowing light to penetrate as deeply as possible with the 633nm wavelengths for maximum results. www.planetbeachpetaluma.com

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meital commented on May 25, 2013

It depends on the purpose. I wouldn't use it on my face more than a few times a week and generally it's best to follow the maker's instructions to avoid side effects from over-use.

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michelle commented on May 24, 2013

Can you use the led light therapy several times a day?

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