- What is LED?
- How does this treatment differ from the other options?
- What Conditions May Be Treated?
- Whom is the treatment for?
- Whom is the treatment not for?
- How is the treatment used?
- What results may be expected?
- When will one see the results?
- How long do the results last?
- How to maintain or enhance my results?
- What is the recovery like?
What is LED?
LED, or light emitting diode, is an unique “cool” skin pigmentation brightening treatment.
LED is an unique “cool” skin pigmentation brightening treatment. Unlike most other heat and redness producing treatments like traditional laser and chemical peels, LED produces no heat redness.
CooLiteSM, a specific type of light emitting diode, heals the skin, reduces skin inflammation and redness, and helps to control acne and pigmentation.
How does this treatment differ from the other options?
“Cool” skin treatment
suitable for skin type of easy darkening and individuals with active outdoor lifestyle
No exfoliation, compared to chemical peels
No redness, heat, or rebound pigmentation compared to laser
What Conditions May Be Treated?
Whom is the treatment for?
1. Patients with realistic expectation
2. Patients in good healthy conditions
3. Skin which has been properly sun protected, primed, and prepared
Whom is the treatment not for?
1. Patients with unrealistic expectation
2. Skin which has not been properly protected, primed, and prepared.
How is the treatment done?
As for preparation, proper topical medical product regimen is initiated prior to treatment. Once the skin is primed, treatment can be started.
Generally, several sessions are required.
Results are more precise, longer lasting, and more complete when treatments are done in stages.
The treatment takes about half hour in an outpatient clinic setting.
No anesthesia is needed. No skin contact is needed, and no heat is generated.
What results may be expected?
Improved skin inflammation
When will one see the results?
Results are gradual and can be seen beginning in one week. More effects will generally require at least three months of therapy.
How long do the results last?
Results last six months to one year, and longer when proper topical medical product regimen is maintained.
How to maintain or enhance my results?
Continued therapy, especially when combined with topical medicine regiment, would maintain and enhance results.
For more aggressive and faster results, combination with other modalities will be helpful.
What is the recovery like?
Recovery is generally none.
Most people return to work and activities in the same day.
Ice for the first 24 hours
Topical anti-bruising medicine Red-Ease for 3 days
Topical serum moisturizer Super B for 3 days
Sun block after 6 hours
No exfoliation medicine for 5 days
Cost of Treatments
Cost of treatment options ranges from three to four digits. An in-person consultation with your specialist physician will help to determine the best suitable solution to your own individual needs.