Dermalux ® LED Phototherapy

Award winning dermatology service, with over 20 years of experience

Short waiting lists, on some occasions offering same week appointments

Safe environment, in Care Quality Commission approved facilities

DERMALUX LED PHOTOTHERAPY IN CANTERBURY & KENT

Dermalux ® LED Phototherapy, which is available at Canterbury Skin and Laser Clinic, is a multi-award winning treatment that combines clinically proven wavelengths of light delivered at therapeutic doses to naturally stimulate skin rejuvenation and resolve problem skin conditions for the face and body.

Utilising the latest generation Light Emitting Diode (LED) technology, Dermalux ® LED Phototherapy is clinically proven for the treatment of a wide range of skin concerns; to reduce the visible signs of ageing, pigmentation and environmental damage and resolve inflammatory skin conditions such as acne and rosacea.

LED Phototherapy has long been known for its healing and anti-inflammatory properties. Specific combinations of light stimulate collagen production, destroy acne causing bacteria, reduce inflammation, increase hydration, improve skin laxity, texture and clarity and ease muscular and joint pain. Unlike more invasive procedures that work as a result of the body’s response to trauma, Dermalux ® is a non-invasive, pain free and safe treatment which is suitable for all skin types without downtime.

HOW DOES DERMALUX LED PHOTOTHERAPY WORK?

While we often associate light exposure with negative effects such as skin ageing and damage, light also has many positive influences on the body. It helps us produce vitamin D and provides energy and serotonin for example. It can also accelerate tissue healing.

The differences between the positive and negative effects of light are the amount and the parts of the light spectrum we are exposed to. Whilst on-going exposure to UV is very damaging, controlled levels of Red, Blue and Near Infrared light are clinically proven to be beneficial.
LED Phototherapy is the application of beneficial light to our skin to stimulate various cellular processes to produce a therapeutic effect. Dermalux ® uses evidence-based wavelengths delivered at a skin-enhancing intensity and dose to activate cellular renewal and repair, fuel the manufacture of collagen and elastin, reduce inflammation and destroy acne causing bacteria.

DERMALUX LED PHOTOTHERAPY RESULTS

Following a Dermalux ® treatment, there are some immediate visible changes in the skin but most changes occur naturally over a series of treatments. Dermalux ® instantly revitalises a tired and dull complexion. After just one treatment skin is hydrated, plump and radiant and redness and irritation is calmed. LED Phototherapy also promotes a feeling of wellbeing, helping to relieve the stresses and strains of everyday life. A course of treatment offers lasting improvement in the appearance and health of the skin and results may continue to be seen up to 4 to 6 weeks.

Dermalux ® can also be integrated with your regular skin treatments to optimise and accelerate results. At your appointment at Canterbury Skin and Laser Clinic, your Dermalux ® practitioner will advise you on the best combination of light and course of treatment depending on the condition of your skin.

Rejuvenates the skin by improving its structure increasing collagen and elastin production that leads to firmer smoother skin.

  • Reduces fine lines and wrinkles
  • Increases hydration
  • Evens skin tone and texture
  • Shrinks enlarged pores
  • Restores radiance

Significantly reduces the bacteria that causes acne, reducing the appearance of spots and helping to prevent future breakouts.

  • Powerful anti-bacterial treatment
  • Treats acne and blemishes without irritation
  • Prevents breakouts
  • Normalises oil production

Works synergistically with Red light for optimum rejuvenation results and reduce pigmentation as well as helping to heal the skin and reduce inflammation and pain.

  • Advanced anti-ageing treatment
  • Tightens and firms the skin
  • Reduces pigmentation
  • Scar reduction
  • Relieves pain and inflammation

For rapid and enhanced results, Dermalux® offers combined wavelength treatments to target multiple concerns in one session. Your skin care professional will advise you on the best treatment combination for your individual needs.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

The number of treatments can vary with age, skin type and condition. With LED Phototherapy the results are cumulative. Treatments taken in quick succession will achieve optimum results and maintenance treatments may also be recommended. Furthermore, as phototherapy does not harm the skin, there is no limit to the amount of treatment you can have.

Results can last for several months following a course of LED Phototherapy treatments. However, as with any skin treatment, maintenance sessions are advised to ensure lasting results.

With LED Phototherapy the visible effects are immediate. After just one treatment skin is incredibly hydrated, plump and radiant and any redness and irritation is calmed.

No. There is no risk of irritation, side effects or down time that may be associated with more invasive procedures.

LED Phototherapy is a heat free treatment that does not contain harmful UV wavelengths and therefore cannot damage skin tissue or create photosensitivity. It is clinically proven to be safe for all skin types, including darker skins and the most sensitive skin conditions.

No. LED Phototherapy does not contain the harmful UV rays that stimulate the melanin in the skin to produce a ‘sun tan’ effect.

Yes. As LED therapy does not create photosensitivity, it is a safe treatment directly pre and post sun exposure.

The treatment times have been calculated to ensure optimum results. Darker skins may require longer exposure times to have the same level of effectiveness.

Yes. The treatment should be followed by the application of suitable skin care products including a sunscreen. Makeup can then be applied.

Everyone can benefit from LED Phototherapy. It reverses the signs if ageing, clears acne and blemishes and accelerates healing.

LED Phototherapy is clinically proven for the treatment of a wide range of skin, including acne, rosacea, eczema, lines and wrinkles, pigmentation, sun damage, dehydration and open pores.

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What our Customers Say

WHY HAVE DERMALUX LED PHOTOTHERAPY AT CANTERBURY SKIN AND LASER CLINIC?

Here at Kent’s leading private skin and laser clinic, our experts are specialists in all aspects of dermatology, skin cancer, anti-ageing and beauty treatments. We are one of the few skin clinics in the UK where all medical consultations and treatments are provided by specialist doctors with Dermatology experience and laser training.

Canterbury Skin and Laser Clinic is regulated by the Care Quality Commission, ensuring the best level of treatment is provided to you in a safe environment. Our Clinical Lead Dr Mark Hudson-Peacock is a member of the British Association of Dermatologists, the British Laser Medical Association, the British Hair and Nail Society, the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology and is certified by the Consulting Room. We have won many awards including the WhatClinic Patient Service Award in 2019 and the ghp Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Awards 2019.

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