Photo Dynamic Therapy (PDT Light Therapy) - Aesthetica Skin Centre

Photo Dynamic Therapy (PDT Light Therapy)

PDT Light Therapy is an increasingly utilised therapeutic procedure used by the professionals at Aesthetica Skin Centre. PDT Light Therapy is indeed used to treat precancerous cells, sun-damaged skin, and acne. It has reportedly also been used to treat other conditions, including inflammatory disorders and cutaneous infections. Moreover, PDT light therapy is a skin-rejuvenation system that uses original LED photobiology technology with a purity of 99% light. This light therapy targets skin tissue (dermis), increase the density of organised collagen fibres and the formation (regeneration) of new collagen. The PDT Light treatment has no thermal effect, no injury and no discomfort on the skin, which is impossible with other IPL treatments and Laser devices.

Frequently Asked Questions:

The red light is selectively absorbed by pigments and capillaries, which results in skin rejuvenation, skin tightening, pigmentation (sun and age spots), vascular reduction, scar-reduction and an increase in recovery to damaged skin (wound healing). radiant PDT

The blue light reduces inflammation in the sebaceous gland and eliminates P. acnes bacteria.

The combination of red and blue light (mixed light) improves microcirculation. As such, the increase of skin fibrocyte help to generate new collagen and elastin and reconstruct the dermal collagen fibre structure. This combination of light reduces fine lines and wrinkles, decreases pore size and effectively enhances skin elasticity and texture.

The PDT Light Therapy stimulates collagen production; reduces hyperpigmentation and age spots; minimises the pore size of enlarged pores; reduces acne scars and acne; increase skin elasticity and improve circulation; reduces overall redness after treatments, improves flushing and dilated capillaries of rosacea; and improves recovery process from these common chronic facial disorders.
There are no pain, no side effects, or downtime. The treatment is remarkably safe and effective for all skin types. The treatment protocol is non-thermal, non-invasive, and non-ablative, while it is also fast and convenient. Treats large areas such as the entire face or chest, and no aftercare is needed. PDT is compatible with other skin rejuvenation techniques. The therapy is a comprehensive anti-ageing skincare regimen.
Loss of collagen; pigmentation or age spots; enlarged pores; oily problem skin or active acne and acne scars; skin elasticity and circulation; and facial redness.
You are given a written consent form to read and sign before your first treatment. The professional will take some pretreatment notes and explain the procedure to you. You will put the photosensitiser goggles on. In the treatment room, you are comfortably lying back on a bed. Often a thorough cleansing of the face is done. Then the timer is set, PDT requires treatment protocol adjustments for specific individualised treatment durations. During the treatment, you will feel sensations of warmth, tingling, or heat. After the treatment, Heliocare sunscreen is applied.


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