Safety of light emitting diode-red light on human skin: Two randomized controlled trials

Author: External Author | | Categories: Skin Therapist , Steveston Medi Spa , Steveston Skin Therapy

Therapeutic applications of light emitting diode-red light (LED-RL) are expanding, yet data on its clinical effects are lacking. Our goal was to evaluate the safety of high fluence LED-RL (≥160 J/cm2). In two phase I, single-blind, dose escalation, randomized controlled trials, healthy subjects received LED-RL or mock irradiation to the forearm thrice weekly for 3 weeks at fluences of 160-640 J/cm2 for all skin types (STARS 1, n = 60) and at 480-640 J/cm2 for non-Hispanic Caucasians (STARS 2, n = 55). 

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Original Article Source Credits:   Wiley Online Library,

Article Written By:  Jared Jagdeo,Julie K. Nguyen,Derek Ho,Erica B. Wang,Evan Austin,Andrew Mamalis,Ramanjot Kaur,Ekaterina Kraeva,Joshua M. Schulman,Chin-Shang Li,Samuel T. Hwang,Ted Wun,Emanual Maverakis,R. Rivkah Isseroff 

Original Article Posted on:  04 September 2019

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