LED Therapy in Waterloo & Kitchener

Light emanating diode (LED) light treatment is developing in prevalence in both aestheticism workplaces and at home. 

  • Treatment Area(s): Face
  • Treatment Benefit(s): Reduce acne & redness, improve wound healing
  • Treatment Time: 20min
  • Pain Level: Zero
  • Recovery Time: Zero

What is LED Therapy ?

Light emanating diode (LED) light treatment is developing in prevalence in both aestheticism workplaces and at home. Utilizing shifting LED frequencies, this skincare method purportedly makes a difference:

  • Treat skin inflammation
  • Decrease irritation
  • Advance enemy of maturing impacts

You might be a contender for LED light treatment on the off chance that you have these kinds of skin care concerns and haven’t gotten the outcomes you need from over-the-counter (OTC) skin items. Driven treatment is additionally ok for all skin tones, and it doesn’t bring on any consumption.

Notwithstanding, there are a couple of likely downsides. Here are a few:

  • Driven treatment can be costly.
  • The outcomes aren’t ensured.
  • It’s likewise undependable on the off chance that you take certain meds or have a functioning skin problem.

Converse with your dermatologist about your skincare concerns and whether LED light treatment is a decent choice for you.


Protection doesn’t cover LED light treatment. You should get some information about the full expenses in advance so you can financially plan admirably. As per self-announced expenses on RealSelf.com, the expense of a solitary meeting can run from about $25 to $85, contingent upon your region of the nation and whether you’re consolidating it with another treatment. Keep in mind, numerous aestheticians prescribe up to 10 meetings, so figure that all out cost your financial plan as you consider various professionals and their cost per visit. Home gadgets cost somewhere in the range of $25 to $250 or more. This might be a less expensive choice by and large since you get the chance to keep the LED gadget and use it for future medicines. Be that as it may, the outcomes aren’t as sensational. In either case, LED light treatment is non-invasive. You don’t need to lose any cash from going on vacation work.

Area Targeted:

While LED light treatment can actually be utilized on any aspect of the body, its most famous use is for the face. Skin harm will in general happen to your face since it’s presented to the components more than other body parts. Driven treatment can likewise be utilized on the neck and chest, which are different regions that will in general give indications of maturing.

Red Light:

Red, or infrared, light is utilized for treating the epidermis, which is the external layer of skin. At the point when the light is applied to your skin, the epidermis ingests it and afterward invigorates collagen proteins. In principle, more collagen implies that your skin will look smoother and more full, which can lessen the presence of almost negligible differences and wrinkles. Red LED light is likewise thought to diminish aggravation while improving the dissemination, which can give you a more advantageous sparkle.

Blue Light:

Blue LED light treatment, then again, focuses on the sebaceous organs, which are likewise called oil organs. They’re situated underneath your hair follicles. Sebaceous organs are vital for greasing up your skin and hair so it doesn’t dry out. In any case, these organs can get overactive, prompting slick skin and skin break out. The hypothesis is that blue LED light treatment can focus on these oil organs and make them less dynamic. Thus, you may see less skin inflammation breakouts. Blue light can likewise execute skin break out causing microorganisms underneath the skin, which can help treat extreme skin break out pimples, including growths and knobs.

Regularly, Blue LED Light is Utilized Related to the Red LED Light to:

  • Help treat skin inflammation
  • Decline scarring
  • Advance calming impacts

One 2018 creature study found that blue LED improved recuperating of third-degree skin consumes.


LED Therapy are either applied topically or injected superficially into the skin. So they are generally very safe if operated by a well-trained professional. 
Depending on the different types of LED Therapys and delivery procedures, it can be painless, with minor discomfort, or with bearable pain. If injected with needles, a numbing cream is required prior to the treatment and it will still hurt a little but is bearable in most cases. If injected with the U225 device, our state-of-the-art mesotherapy gun (or mesogun), you will experience minor discomfort if numbing cream is not applied or nearly zero pain if numbing cream is applied. It is completely painless if injected with JetPeel, our non-invasive, needleless procedure. Last, topical application won’t hurt, however, before the LED Therapy are applied, the microneedling or micro-channeling procedure to create microscopic punctures on the skin might introduce minor discomfort.
It depends on the delivery method to be used. For the needles and microneedling, the downtime can be 1-3 days. In this case, you might experience some pinkness, tenderness, and/or minor swelling or bruise immediately after the treatment, which should be resolved within 3 days. For the U225 mesotherapy gun and micro-channeling, it would be zero downtime to 1 day. If JetPeel is used, there is no downtime.
A typical LED Therapy treatment program requires 3 sessions to show optimal results and is normally performed 3-4 weeks apart. After these 3 initial treatments are completed, maintenance treatments are recommended every 3-6 months.
One LED Therapy treatment session takes 30-60 min depending on the volume of the booster and delivery procedure.
Results become visible 1-2 weeks after the treatment, which will improve with every treatment session.
After the 3 initial treatments are done, the results typically last for about six to twelve months, depending on the individual’s lifestyle, age, and skin type.
It depends on the types of LED Therapy and delivery procedure, as well as the number of treatment sessions needed. Contact us about our LED Therapy package deals!

A LED Therapy treatment is a low-risk procedure. The main issues are swelling and bruising if needles or microneedling are used.

Pre-treatment instructions:

  • To reduce the risk of bruising, avoid taking blood-thinning medications/supplements for one week before your appointment, e.g., Aspirin, Ibuprofen, Vitamin E, and fish oil. Do not stop the medication if recommended to take for medical reasons.
  • Avoid heavy alcohol consumption 24 hrs prior to your appointment.
  • Arrive makeup free.

Post-treatment instructions:

  • Do not apply makeup for approximately 24 hours.
  • Avoid heavy exercise 24 hrs post-treatment.
  • Avoid restarting ‘active skincare’ products e.g. Retinol, AHA/BHAs, for 3 days post-treatment.
  • Avoid chemical peels and laser or radio-frequency treatments for 14 days.
  • Avoid exposure to UV, and extreme heat such as sauna, steam rooms, sun beds, etc.
  • Use paracetamol to reduce discomfort if needed.
  • Use Arnica tablets/gel or Vitamin K to help reduce bruising if needed.

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