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What Does Cold Laser Therapy Do for Our Skin?

Laser therapies aren’t new in skin treatments. But have you heard of any use of cold laser therapy for our skin? Let me tell you in detail.  

What Does Cold Laser Therapy Do for Our Skin?

Cold laser therapy, commonly also known as low-level or low-power laser therapy, is a low-intensity laser treatment. It is named so because low levels of light are used. It is called cold laser therapy because the amount of used light is not enough to heat your body tissues. Hence this is a painless, non-invasive treatment that does not involve any sound, vibration or heat.  

What Does Cold Laser Therapy Do for Our Skin?

Cold laser treatment therapy is FDA approved therapy. It works when the light of different wavelengths is applied on the skin surface where it is absorbed. The red and near-infrared light stimulates the cells and tissues, particularly damaged ones and promotes their regeneration. This therapy has numerous uses in the medical field. One of the critical use is skin rejuvenation. It is used to treat:

  • Acne
  • Dermatitis and rashes
  • Burns
  • Vitiligo
  • Scars
  • Psoriasis

It also accelerates the healing process of the skin. It uses a minimal amount of light hence does not burn the skin. Cold laser therapy is completely safe, and no side effects are reported to date. 

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Dr. Iqra Mubashar
              Dr. Iqra Mubashar

About the Author: Dr. Iqra Mubashar is a registered Pharmacist originally from Pakistan, Lahore. She has earned her pharmacy degree from the University of veterinary and animal sciences, Lahore. She has completed her internship as a trainee from Children hospital, Lahore. She has completed her research work in clinical pharmacy and pharmaceutics. She has worked as a healthcare documentation head in Al-Qasim enterprises, Islamabad. She has specialized in prescription handling, drugs information, literature research, patient counseling and pharmaceutical care plans. Her research work on coronavirus is under publication.


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