INTENSE DERMAL LIGHT THERAPY                                                              435-753-2799

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How The Intense Light Affects Living Tissue                                                         

Ligth Therapy with Intense Dermal Light or MicroPhotoTherapy IPL (Intense Pulse Light)

Your Skin is made up of 3 layers: the Epidermis, the Dermis and the Subcutaneous.

The Epidermis is the outer layer made up of non-living cells that form your body's protective cover. These cells are constantly being shed and replaced by new ones. The new cells are made in the lower part of the Epidermis. These are called Keratinocytes which produce the tough, fibrous protein called Keratin

The next layer is the Dermis. It is thicker and contains blood vessels, nerves and connective tissue. There are two main proteins in the Dermis or second layer of skin:

Collagen, approximately 3/4 of the Dermis is made up of this protein which is responsible for the strength and plumpness of the skin.

Elastin, which is responsible mainly for the elasticity of the skin.

The next layer is the Subcutaneous, it is the layer that contains the fatty tissues and stores energy, provides warmth and a cushion etc.

People need certain wavelengths of light similar to the way plants need sunlight to thrive. Intense  Light Therapy translates the process of plant photosynthesis into the workings of human skin cells; stimulating the body's own cells to build new proteins the same way plants use Chlorophyll to convert sunlight into cellular building blocks.

No harmful UVA, UVB Rays

Your skin and other body tissues have the ability to absorb light and use it as a source of energy to stimulate cellular regeneration. The light rays that are emitted from Intense Light are beneficial for your skin, as they contain no UV rays. The problem with getting these same light rays from the sun is that you also get the harmful UV rays. These harmful rays can do more damage to your skin than good. With Intense Light Therapy, when the correct wavelengths of light are closely and intensely flowed into the body, some pretty startling things start to occur:

We are going to get a little technical here, but we will keep it as simple as possible so that you can easily understand the process.

Collagen and Elastin are produced in cells called Fibroblasts. Inside these cells is a smaller cellular structure called Mitochondria.

Mitochondria are responsible for converting nutrients into an energy carrier known scientifically as Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP). This (ATP) fuels the cell's activities; it basically gives the cells the needed energy to do their job. This is the reason Mitochondria are frequently referred to as the powerhouse of the cell.

The Intense Light Therapy sends light rays into the Fibroblast cells, which in turn excite the Mitochondria into producing in some cases up to 10 times more ATP, but usually 2 to 4 times. This fuels the cell's activities, which causes more of the needed Collagen and Elastin to be produced, as well as other needed materials for the skin.

The Collagen plumps up the skin to fill in fine lines and wrinkles while the Elastin helps to firm skin that has began to sag. This whole process results in skin that appears more youthful, smoother, healthier and more radiant!

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Back to Micro IPL Photofacial:http://www.ddskintherapy.com/micro_ipl.html

Medical Esthetic facial treatments may require indirect supervision of our Physician, Dr. Lori Welter.

Serving: Logan Ut, Brigham City Ut, Tremonton Ut, Preson Id, Providence Ut, Millville Ut, Nibley Ut, Hyrum Ut, Wellsville Ut, Mendon Ut, North Logan Ut, Hyde Park Ut, Smithfield Ut, Richmond Ut, Lewiston Ut, Clarkston Ut, Newton Ut, Ogden Ut, Franklin Id

For refererence only: This is not a Medical Dermatology office in Logan Utah, for the care skin diseases.. We offer Advanced Skin and Facial  Care for acne, aging, and photo-damaged skin.  When needed we refer patients to Budge Clinic,  Dr. Robert Young of Rocky Mountain Dermatology, Dr. Nathan Hansen,  Dr. Kelly Hubbard, and Dr. Brad Summers.