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The Anti-Aging Effects of Red and Near-Infrared Light Therapy

Wednesday, March 29th, 2023

Accepted benefits of red light and near-infrared therapy include reducing cellulite, increasing energy levels, combatting inflammation, improving joint health, and more, but most people have traditionally sought the services in tanning businesses for the more well-known effects on the skin.

For years, red and near infrared light therapy has worked wonders in anti-aging communities. In fact, red light therapy – combining red and near-infrared light – is fast becoming recognized as a safe and welcome alternative to injections and surgeries for anti-aging and skin rejuvenation.

As we age, our skin begins to sag and become wrinkled as the structure of the skin becomes less elastic and resilient. These changes are primarily due to a decrease in collagen and elastin production by our fibroblast cells. Because red light stimulates both collagen and elastin production, it is extremely effective at reducing fine lines and wrinkles, creating healthier and younger looking skin.

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