led / light therapies

LED (phototherapy) | PBMT (photobiomodulation) | LLLT (low level light therapy) – Photostimulation

photobiomodulation therapies

Stressed cells have a big response to light, healthy cells not so much. We live in a stressed filled world and our bodies – that are made up of trillions of cells are being aggravated & irritated by this stress. Stress comes in many forms – environmental, chemical, emotional, what we eat, how we sleep or not… to name but a few. The effect on our bodies is Inflammation.

Inflammation is degenerative – for our bodies – in a nutshell it’s “ageing”. Imagine what its doing to our skin – sensitivity, redness, dehydration, dryness, rosacea, irritation… premature ageing – lines and wrinkles, sagging, laxity due to the breakdown in the natural physiological processes in the skin occurring faster than they can naturally repair and regenerate.

LED photobiomodulation therapies have a profound effect on the cells in the skins layers. Like light for plants it stimulates not unlike photosynthesis. Energising the cells power house (known as the Mitochondria) enabling the cell to produce more energy, displacing chemical compounds that have built up in the stressed, inflamed cell – allowing healing, regeneration and normalising cellular function.

LED photobiomodulation settles inflammation, makes the cells more resilient, encourages better lymphatic and blood flow to an area. It gets the cells “talking to each other” so it has an indirect as well as a systemic effect – meaning it has wider reaching benefits than just where the light is being exposed to.

Even NASA has recognised that it is therapeutic for the skin and can help heal wounds.

LED light therapy/PBMT is a non-invasive, causes no inflammation, and requires no special post-treatment procedures. It is proving to be an effective treatment for aging skin as well as other conditions such as rosacea, dehydration, pigmentation, general redness, skin sensitivity, acne and inflamed irritated skin.

Different wavelengths of Light target different conditions on/within the skin such as Red, Blue, Infra Red.

  • For clear healthy skin
  • All year round, any season, anytime, any skin type/colour
  • Can treat all over your body
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conditions that can be treated

  • Ageing
  • Lax, sagging, flaccid skin
  • Sensitive, inflamed/irritated skin
  • Dryness – rehydration and improvement in NMF (natural moisturising factors)
  • Acne – mild to moderate
  • Rosacea
  • Eczema, Psorasis, Dermatitis
  • Scars
  • Wound healing – pre & post operatively
  • Assists with seasonal low moods
  • Aches and pains

lightwave (led light therapy)

Finally... healthy, beautiful skin for everyone

Why Lightwave: 

LIGHTWAVEs patented Red, Infrared & Blue Light therapy can dramatically revitalize your skin without any downtime or discomfort. These innovative aesthetic treatments help counteract years of sun damage, environmental damage, aging, acne and acne scarring. LIGHTWAVE provides noticeable results.

What to Expect: Light (LED/PBMT) treatments are safe, simple and easy. The amount of time you spend at your skin care specialist may vary based on your individual skin care needs. You can expect an individual LIGHTWAVE treatment to take up 30 minutes. It’s so simple and fast that many patients have treatments during a lunch break or on a quick stop on the way to or from work.

Treatment Recommendations: For optimal results a series of treatments is recommended – 2 treatments per week for a course of 6-10 weeks, with follow-up/maintenance treatments monthly. All treatment recommendations will be discussed at your initial consultation, as the protocols can vary according to the condition and severity.

After the Treatment: Each individual responds differently; some notice changes much more quickly than others. The following principles are generalities; specific results will vary from client to client based on the client condition, skincare history, skincare regime and lifestyle factors such as diet, sun exposure. The following protocols have been designed to address the most common requested treatments. Our treatments range between 8-30 minutes in duration.

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anti-aging

anti aging

LED light Therapy session (Red and/or IR Light) designed to re-hydrate the face, and increase collagen and elastin formation resulting in a reduction of fine lines and wrinkles. It aids in decreasing flaccidity, lifting sagging tissues and restoring skin tone and texture resulting in an overall improvement erasing years from the face. 10-12 treatments are recommended, optimal 2 treatments per week for 6weeks. Maintenance once a month or as needed can prolong the youthful appearance.

pigmentation & scars

LED light Therapy session (Red and/or IR Light) intended to improve discoloration caused by sun damage, chemical build-up, and chemical reactions from chemical peels, and excessive use of skin damaging products. This process normalizes the melanin within the skin. The amount of treatments needed vary depending on the amount of damage to the skin, the thickness of the skin and the age of the client.

LED light Therapy session (Red and/or IR Light) uses powerful Infrared and red light to stimulate the reduction of fibrotic tissue and the replacement of normal tissue. Clients usually notice softening of scar tissue. They also notice flattening and widening of the scar. This is a normal sequence in scar reduction. With several more sessions the flat, wide scar will become thinner and remain flat. Some scars may appear to be resistant to this program (hypertrophic and/or keloid).

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preventative care & flaccid skin

LED light Therapy session (Red and/or IR Light) is designed to increase blood circulation and bring more nutrients to the skins surface which helps to keep the skin from breaking down. It also helps to normalize dry or oily skin, achieving an overall improvement in skin tone and texture.

LED light Therapy session (Red and/or IR Light) that focuses on skin retraction, by increasing circulation and bringing nutrition to damaged tissue. This program is particularly effective over the abdomen, neck and upper chest. Treatments should be applied twice per week and may require between 10 – 20 treatments.

mild to moderate acne

LED light Therapy session (Red and Blue Light) designed to repair damaged skin and significantly reduce the P. acnes, the bacteria responsible for causing inflammatory acne vulgaris. 15 minutes of Blue light first enters the sebaceous glands and singlet oxygen is created. Singlet oxygen then in turn kills the bacteria. Next, the client is exposed to 15 minutes of red light. This acne treatment aids in the healing process of the skin and prevents infection and scarring from occurring. 

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discomfort – wound healing (pre & post operative care)

LED light Therapy session (Red and/or IR Light) specifically designed to address inflammation associated with trauma and/or an allergic reaction that causes discomfort with a focus on clients who experience persistent problems such as joint and muscle discomfort. It is also used within 72 hours of any traumatic event including post-surgical interventions to reduce scarring and encourage normal tissue formation

COMBINATION therapies

The use of bundling or combination therapies can improve results dramatically. During your consultation the best therapies will be discussed with you, the recommended course, combination and based around your needs. Combination therapies have been proven to enhance results addressing conditions from a multi level approach.

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conditions may be best treated with combination therapies such as:

  • LED/PBMT therapy
    • Pigmentation, brown spots, general discolouration
    • Skin tightening, lifting and firming
    • Collagen stimulation
    • Plumping, hydrating
  • IPL / LASER
    • Pigmentation, brown spots, general discolouration
    • Skin tightening, lifting and firming
    • Collagen stimulation
  • DERMAL NEEDLING
    • Pigmentation, brown spots, general discolouration
    • Skin tightening, lifting and firming
    • Collagen & Elastin stimulation
    • Plumping, hydrating
    • Improved density
  • MEDI FACIALS
    • Advanced infusion using Iontophoresis & Sonophoresis to enhance penetration of active medi serums

cost: led / pbmt treatment

  • 30 minute LED/PMBT standalone session $85.00
  • Add on a 20 minute LED/PBMT treatment during a Medi Facial $50
  • Package - Course of 2 treatments per week for 6 weeks $999 & receive 4 Lightwave LED treatments to compliment your skins requirements* valued at $340
    • Course of 6 - 45 Minute Medi Facials to be completed within 6months either weekly, fortnightly or monthly
    • Complimentary Lightwave LED treatments must be taken either during the course of the 6 weekly treatments or completed within a period of 4 weeks after the completion of the course of 6x 45 minute medi facials

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