Making Light Work


LED Light Therapy (Phototherapy) is now recognised as an essential skincare modality for successful aesthetic practice, due to its versatility and role in the foundation of skin optimisation and good skin health. In addition to great skin care benefits, the right device can also provide a highly profitable revenue stream.

While ‘Lockdown’ increased the awareness and popularity of LED Light Therapy as an ‘at home treatment’, salons and clinics are better positioned to improve a client’s skin care regime based on their professional experience, trained personnel, and a greater range of value-add services. Skin care businesses are also better positioned to purchase larger professional systems with increased power output that can deliver a higher number of effective treatments in a shorter time.

If you are seriously considering purchasing an LED Light Therapy device to extend your treatment range, or enhancing the results of your existing treatments,  it is important to understand the principles of phototherapy, these will help guide your purchasing decision and provide you with the best device to meet your needs, and the needs of your clients.

Well evidenced for its regenerative benefits without trauma or downtime, the non-invasive nature of LED Light Therapy makes it particularly effective to target problematic and inflammatory skin conditions including acne, maskne, redness and hyperpigmentation.

The treatment involves exposing the skin to low levels of beneficial light energy from the visible and infrared part of the light spectrum. Specific wavelengths activate key cell receptors in the skin and trigger a transfer of light energy to cellular energy which in turn stimulates or regulates asset of natural biological processes to deliver a therapeutic effect. The mechanism is photobiomodulation, which is a natural response to light energy similar to that of plant photosynthesis.

The key to successful treatment is the correct choice of light (wavelength) coupled with sufficient photon intensity (power) to maximise the clinical outcome. Using patent protected technology, Dermalux LED systems combine Blue 415nm, Red 633nm and Near Infrared 830nm, which are the most clinically evidenced wavelengths delivered via our proprietary LED technology with proven, results-driven protocols. With Dermalux you will simply deliver better results!

Blue light 415nm is absorbed by p.acnes bacteria and triggers a natural photochemical reaction releasing singlet oxygen. Singlet oxygen has a powerful antibacterial action to help eliminate spots whilst being gentle on the skin. As an acne treatment, it has definite advantages over oral medication and creams that can damage or inflame tender skin.

Red light 633nm is absorbed in the mitochondria and supercharges cells triggering a cascade of regenerative, rejuvenating and healing benefits.

Near Infrared light 830nm is absorbed in the cell membrane and kick starts the wound healing process, calms redness and irritation and helps to reduce pigmentation.

Dermalux system offer the choice of single and multi-mode LED treatments for targeted and faster results. Combinations of Red and Near Infrared light can help to improve blood circulation without triggering an inflammation response, this enables Dermalux LED devices to enhance existing treatments and reduce recovery time.

Offering a professional, powerful and proven LED device in clinic is the key to transforming your client’s skin. Selecting an LED device which meets the requirements of power, proven light-wavelengths and build quality offers commercial opportunities to introduce LED Light Therapy as a standalone service, as an express treatment menu, an at home rental service and as an adjunctive treatment to enhance results and accelerate healing/recovery times. LED devices come in a range of sizes, ‘LED colours’, treatment protocols, power and costs, however not all LED devices are created equal!

Low-cost devices can lack power, and some devices operate on the misguided principle that the more colours delivered by LEDs the better the treatment. For LED Light Therapy to be effective, the LEDs need to be specific wavelengths that have been clinically proven to be beneficial, the LEDs need a high level of power to be effective and ultimately, you need to consider the build quality and reputation of the manufacturer.

Dermalux is a recognised world-leading and trusted British brand for professional LED Light Therapy. Manufactured in the UK by Aesthetic Technology, a certified medical device manufacturer, our systems have been uniquely designed to offer the most innovative, technically advanced and powerful LED Light Therapy treatments available. This coupled with our specialist knowledge, independent industry expertise, training and on-going customer support has enabled us to become a market leader in this treatment area.

One of the key criteria you can use is to ensure that the device you are purchasing is Medically CE Certified. This certification requires extensive quality testing, of both the device and the manufacturer, it is a great way to identify a reliable and quality-assured solution.

We offer an award-winning portfolio of LED systems to meet every requirement. The Dermalux MD range includes the portable Flex MD and the more powerful Tri-Wave MD, they are both Medically CE marked for acne, psoriasis, wound healing and musculoskeletal pain. They are also FDA approved.

Commercially Dermalux is one of the most profitable treatments available to a clinic. There are no consumables and minimal maintenance. LED Light Therapy creates the basis for all client treatment programs, offering new revenue and upselling opportunities. In short, Dermalux is a safe, simple and results-driven treatment with an exceptional return on investment.

Dermalux devices are supported with comprehensive product training and lifetime marketing support.

Aesthetic Technology Ltd, manufacturers of the Dermalux LED systems are proud to have won Manufacturer of the Year at the 2021 Aesthetic Awards.

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“Dermalux has been an invaluable addition to my clinic. Without question we have been able to enhance every treatment that we offer, and the visible effects are immediate. I’ve seen a lasting improvement in both the appearance and health of my patient’s skin and healing time for other treatments has been dramatically results by combining Dermalux LED into their treatment plans.”

Dr Shirin Lakhani, Elite Aesthetics

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