Red light skin therapy, also known as phototherapy, seems to be one of the popular and rising beauty regimens today, but is it really safe?
Light therapy is a body skin tanning process based on the concept of focusing daylight exposure by synthesizing specific wavelengths of light for a prescribed period of time.
However, it’s more than just a skin tanning process, but it has also been found effective for treating acne, seasonal affective skin disorder, and a number of other conditions.
There have been reported cases of side effects with red light skin therapy that range from headaches, irritability, sleep disturbance, eye strain, and insomnia. However, these isolated cases have only been rarely reported and, if ever, were mild effects and did not require medical intervention or hospitalization.
Nonetheless, experts emphasized that in order to avoid these effects, it is best to undergo red light skin therapy under professional … Read More