Skincare Excels with Two Multi-Modality Systems

SKINCARE EXCELS WITH TWO MULTI-MODALITY SYSTEMS Aesthetic practices seeking maximum skin and body treatments that are non-invasive with no patient downtime can take confidence in two multi-modality systems from RAJA Medical: Oxylight™ by Sapphire 3® and Juvesa™ ProSkin. Capitalizing on advances in light and oxygen technologies, Oxylight features a panel of 12 oxygen spray nozzles that inject pure oxygen simultaneously with exposure to full-spectrum LED…

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The Effect of Low-power Laser on the Murine Hair Growth

THE EFFECT OF LOW-POWER LASER ON THE MURINE HAIR GROWTH Phil Sang Chung, M.D.1, You Chan Kim, M.D.1,2, Min Sang Chung, B.S.1, Sang Oun Jung, PhD1, Chung Ku Ree, M.D.1 Medical Laser Research Center1, Department of Dermatology2, Dankook University, College of Medicine, Cheonan, Korea ABSTRACT The mouse irradiated by the Leimo showed 30% increase in the hair growing speed. The region irradiated by the Leimo…

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Sapphire 3® Photo Abrasion Delivers Advanced Microdermabrasion

SAPPHIRE 3® PHOTO ABRASION DELIVERS ADVANCED MICRODERMABRASION Sapphire® Abrasion is an advanced alternative to what microdermabrasion used to offer. In my opinion, Sapphire 3® Photo Abrasion provides more comprehensive treatment and the outcomes are better. Sapphire 3® Photo Abrasion is a three step skin rejuvenation program from Raja Medical® (West Palm Beach, Fla.) that combines dry and wet abrasion, lymphatic drainage and LED light therapy.…

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Light emitting diodes (LEDs) bring relief to young cancer patients

LIGHT EMITTING DIODES (LEDS) BRING RELIEF TO YOUNG CANCER PATIENTS A nurse holds a strange-looking device, moving it slowly toward a young patient’s face. The note-card-sized device is covered with glowing red lights, but as it comes closer, the youngster shows no fear. He’s hopeful this painless procedure using an array of lights will help ease or prevent some of the pain and discomfort associated…

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Phototherapy with blue (415 nm) and red (660 nm) light in the treatment of acne vulgaris

PHOTOTHERAPY WITH BLUE (415 NM) AND RED (660 NM) LIGHT IN THE TREATMENT OF ACNE VULGARIS P.PAPAGEORGIOU, A.KATSAMBAS* AND A.CHU Unit of Dermatology, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, Hammersmith Hospital, DuCane Road, London W12 0NN, U.K. *Adreas Sygros Hospital, Athens, Greece Accepted for publication 7 December 1999 SUMMARY In this study we have evaluated the use of blue light (peak at 415 nm)…

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Sapphire® Photo-Abrasion for Skin Rejuvenation Proves its Value

SAPPHIRE® PHOTO-ABRASION FOR SKIN REJUVENATION PROVES ITS VALUE The Vitasonix® 300 system from Raja Medical® (West Palm Beach, Fla.) combines sapphire photo-abrasion, lymphatic drainage, red monochromatic light, blue light emitting diode (LED) therapy and microcurrent to achieve a unique skin rejuvenation effect. "We follow the company’s recommended Sapphire 3® treatment protocol,” said Cristina Keusch, M.D., a plastic surgeon in private practice in Boca Raton, Fla.…

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Yellow LEDs and Treating Acne

A safe and effective yellow light-emitting diode treatment for mild to moderate acne: A within-patient half-face dose ranging study, Chris Edwards, PhD, Stephanie Hill, Alexander Anstey, MD, Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport, United Kingdom Previous studies have shown that blue light phototherapy can improve mild to moderate acne. One proposed mechanism for action of visible light in acne is an effect on endogenous porphyrins in Propionibacterium…

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Use of Light-Emitting Diode Photomodulation

Use of light-emitting diode photomodulation to reduce erythema and discomfort after intense pulsed light treatment of photodamage J Cosmet Dermatol. 2008 Mar;7(1):30-4., Khoury JG, Goldman MP., La Jolla SpaMD, La Jolla, CA, USA. Methods: In this split-face study, 15 subjects were randomized to receive LED treatment to one side of the face as determined by computer-generated randomization numbers. All 15 subjects received a single IPL…

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