LED light acne treatments

Work by NASA proposed that Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) had potential benefits in the medical community. Using this knowledge coupled with the understanding of how light interacts with the body new LED devices came on the market. Blue kills acne bacteria. Red  stimulates collagen formation and helps beat inflammation.

LED light treatments against acne

What can I expect from LED light treatments?

It depends on the specific condition of the skin you need to treat.

1. Skin rejuvenation treatments using red and near infrared light will have a significant effect on periorbital wrinkles, will help to reduce pore size, improve skin tone and texture, and give a vibrant, healthier-looking skin.

2. Combining blue and red helps remove the bacteria that cause the redness and inflammation of acne, helping to minimize the redness of acne lesions, promoting healing and thus giving clearer and healthier skin.

The advantages of LED light

  • stimulates the body’s own cellular mechanisms by photomodulation
  • not a laser or an IPL so no heat, no side effects or downtime
  • non-invasive, non-ablative safe therapy
  • no damage to sub-dermal tissue
  • relaxing and calming experience
  • compatible with existing skin rejuvenation techniques such as botulinum toxin IPLs, laser resurfacing and cosmetic surgery such as blepharoplasty and breast reduction and augmentation
  • allows treatment of large areas such as the face and chest
  • simple to operate

Acne treatment
Blue light  (each 10min)
10x subscription 450CHF

Collagen stimulation treatment
Red light (each 15min)
5x subscription 400CHF


Acne (Mild to Moderate Acne Vulgaris)
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Light Only Skin Rejuvenation (Periorbital Wrinkles)
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Lee SY, et al. A prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blinded, and split-face clinical study on LED phototherapy for skin rejuvenation: Clinical, profilometric, histologic, ultrastructural, and biochemical evaluations and comparison of three different treatment settings. Journal of Photochemistry andPhotobiology B. 2007; 88: 51-67

Kim JW. Clinical trial of Non thermal 633nm Omnilux LED array for renewal of Photoaging: Clinical Surface Profilometric Results.Journal of the Korean society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. 2005;9: 69-76