LEDs in dermatology – wounds, acne, rejuvenation

Ann Dermatol Venereol. 2009 Oct;136 Suppl 6:S351-8.

Light-emitting diodes (LED)

[Article in French]

Cartier H, Le Pillouer-Prost A, Grognard C. hcartier@hotmail.com

Abstract

LED home-use is now widely spread. In dermatology, numerous reports have stated their results for many indications: wound healing process, rejuvenation, acne and, of course, photodynamic therapy. Nevertheless, fluence, pulse duration and color of the LED are so variable as it is difficult to bring well codified results. But how should you not be interested in this field? It is already any more a near future but well and truly a therapeutic reality…