How new is LED Light Therapy Technology?
LED Light Therapy was discovered by NASA initially and has been used to treat wounds in outer space as a result of its ability to produce collagen and heal tissue. Research has been conducted over a period of 5+years. They have since learned that “extreme” super luminous diodes (vs. super luminous diodes used in various other systems) can increase collagen production by 5 fold. Up to now, treatments targeted individual problems. The Soli-Tone Lumilift is the first treatment device to combine two proven technologies: Light energy and micro currents to treat conditions in the epidermis, dermis, and muscular levels of the face, décolleté and hands, without discomfort. This system treats the skin from the inside-out. Various benefits include lifting, firming, tightening, even skin tone, pigment reduction, improve acne, minimize wrinkles etc. A series of treatments are typically recommended for maximum benefits as results are achieved cumulatively.
What is exactly the LumiLift/Lumifacial® procedure?
The LumiLift® procedure is a revolutionary way of rejuvenating the skin and lifting sagging muscles. It is performed with two special electrodes that feature an advanced application of Micronized current, HF polarized current and light (LED) energy. (See pictures above.)
During the LumiLift® treatment, a pulsating light is directed at the skin surface. LED Light Therapy passes through the layers of the skin and penetrates into the dermis. This powerful light stimulates the fibroblast cell to produce more collagen. The increased production of collagen smoothes and softens the appearance of wrinkles, reduces the size of pores, and improves skin texture. At the same time, the electrodes emit micronized currents to tone and lift sagging muscles. At the end of the treatment, an antioxidant product is infused into your skin using two special electrodes to smooth away facial creases.
What are Micronized currents?
Micronized currents are non-invasive. They stimulate and resemble the biological currents that your body produces to tighten muscles. Extensive clinical research has shown that these currents are able to lift and tone the muscles. Most systems do not address the muscular layer. This layer atrophies as a result of intrinsic aging and must be addressed, not just the tissue alone. This is what makes this system so unique and effective. Combining light therapy with micronized currents erases years from the appearance of your skin without the use of drastic and painful surgical procedures. LumiLift® restores a natural, youthful appearance to the skin.
How does the LumiFacial/LumiFacial® treatment work? (hand held panel portion)
The LumiFacial® targets common skin problems; such has acne, redness, and uneven pigmentation. During the treatment, a wrap-around facial panel is positioned above your face. The physician or technician selects the specific light energy required for your skin type and condition. At the end of the treatment, the technician will apply specialty products using a polarized current. This final step enhances the penetration of these products and promotes their efficacy. You can immediately return to your normal routine with no redness or peeling.
How long will the effects of the LumiLift procedure last?
Improvements continue for a minimum of three (3) months after a single session. Results are cumulative as fibroblast production continues to occur as a result of the photo-energy stimulation. After completing a series, depending on the rate of the aging process, changes can last more than one year. A good skin care regimen combined with a monthly maintenance treatment is sufficient to enhance and maintain the result of the LumiLift® treatment.
How does this differ from Microdermabrasion or Peels?
This system is very effective for treating many conditions. However, exfoliation is still “key” to remove the dead skin cell layers to promote a healthy glow, allow for greater product penetration, and to renew the very outer layer of the skin. Facials, peels or microdermabrasion are still highly recommended at four-week intervals in order to generate newer, healthier skin cells. Both stimulate collagen productivity and improve skin texture. They compliment and improve the efficacy of the photo rejuvenation system.
LumiFacial Acne Treatment
Acne vulgaris is one of the world’s most common skin conditions, resulting from obstruction, bacterial colonization and inflammation of the sebaceous follicles. It affects 85-100% of adolescents under the age of 24 years and is present in up to 50% of adults over 25 years. For fast results, Light therapy can be done 1 to 3 times per week.
NOTE: Each treatment produces a result. Clients treated once a momth can also achieve satisfying results, though at a slower pace. The LumiFacial Acne program can be used for face, neck, chest and back treatments.