Skin – Anti-Aging & Acne

Light as an anti-infective – researching alternatives to antibiotics and understanding the power of light

Curr Opin Pharmacol. 2013 Oct;13(5):731-62. doi: 10.1016/j.coph.2013.08.009. Epub 2013 Sep 20. Light based anti-infectives: ultraviolet C irradiation, photodynamic therapy, blue light, and beyond. Yin R1, Dai T, Avci P, Jorge AE, de Melo WC, Vecchio D, Huang YY, Gupta A, …

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Insurance and Light Therapy – Why Doctors Aren’t Using Phototherapy | aad.org

People often ask me, “If it works so well, why doesn’t my doctor offer light therapy?”. Light therapy is usually a repeated procedure to get the best results and this is not the way our traditional medical system is set up.  …

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How Sunlight Weakens Your Skin

This links to a simple NPR article about how UV wavelengths weaken the cellular structure of your skin.  Red, Infrared and Blue wavelengths are longer than UV and strengthen cellular structure. http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2012/10/02/162159367/how-sunlight-weakens-your-skin  

NASA Light Therapy Research

The largest source of LED light therapy research is NASA.  Here is a nice synopsis of NASA light therapy research on topics ranging from enhanced athletic recovery to increased HgH production, the speeding up healing in ulcers and maximizing weight loss.  NASA-research …

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Tightening Skin & Increasing Collagen

Pulsed infrared light is recognized by medical professionals as a valid, non-invasive and side-effect free way to tighten the skin and increase collagen.  Read below for a helpful link: http://www.skincarephysicians.com/agingskinnet/skin_tightening.html

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