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In Sight: Lightening Wrinkles
By: Katie Schaefer, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine
Posted: June 1, 2007, from the June 2007 issue of Cosmetics & Toiletries.
Light therapy has been available for a number of years in physicians’ offices to treat a variety a conditions. It has been reported that specific wavelengths of light through lasers and light-emitting diodes (LEDs) can improve some skin conditions. A group of researchers at the Dermatology and Lasers Clinic in Tel Aviv and Caesarea, Israel, reported that light therapy was an effective treatment for mild to moderate acne. Only recently, however, was light therapy reported to be an effective treatment for wrinkles.
LED photobiomodulation was the principle behind Light Dimensions’ latest creation, RejuvaWand, an LED device that uses monochromatic light to alter cellular function and enhance healing. The LED device is said to trigger fibroblasts to produce collagen and elastin though its infrared light and promote the development of new capillaries though the device’s vibration, which is said to increase blood circulation and the removal of dead and damaged cells....