The Power of Red Light Therapy

In the world of TikTok trends, red light therapy is emerging as a front-runner as the newest health trend. But do you really know anything about red light therapy? Is it safe? What does it do? We are here to answer those questions.


What Is Red Light Therapy?

At its core, red light therapy harnesses the power of specific wavelengths of light, typically in the red or near-infrared spectrum, to stimulate cellular processes and enhance overall health. These wavelengths penetrate the skin, reaching the mitochondria—the energy powerhouses of our cells.


What Are The Benefits of Red Light Therapy?

Red light therapy has been shown to increase blood flow, which, in turn, improves oxygenation and nutrient delivery to cells. Enhanced cellular function promotes faster healing and regeneration of tissues. For skin rejuvenation, red light therapy stimulates collagen production to reduce wrinkles and improve overall skin tone.


At-Home Red Light Therapy vs. Professional Red Light Therapy

At-home red light therapy devices are designed for user-friendly application. These devices emit lower-powered light, suitable for daily use, but may require more time to achieve noticeable results. They are ideal for general wellness, skin health, and managing mild conditions.

In contrast, professional red light laser therapy administered in dermatology offices utilizes more potent equipment, providing a more concentrated and accelerated treatment. These sessions are tailored to specific health concerns and are overseen by board-certified dermatologists, making them preferable for targeted and intensive care. Common skin conditions treated with a red light therapy by a board-certified dermatologist include


Interested in Red Light Therapy Treatments?

Select Forefront Dermatology and Affiliated Practices offer Red Light Therapy laser treatments under the care of board-certified dermatologists. If you are interested, find a location near you today.