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Is light therapy good for eczema? – Behandelprotocol met rood licht therapie

Do you suffer from eczema? Then you know better than anyone how annoying these symptoms can be. Fortunately, light therapy is a good method to treat and counteract eczema. But how exactly does light therapy for eczema work, and how do you begin treatment? You can read everything you need to know here!

What is the cause of eczema?

Eczema is an annoying skin condition that can have several causes. In many people, therefore, the exact cause is unknown. These are some of the factors that often play a role in the development of eczema:

  • Genetic predisposition;
  • Overactive immune system;
  • Dysfunction of the skin barrier;
  • Food allergies;
  • Stress.

The causes of eczema can vary from person to person. It is often a combination of several factors such as genetic predisposition and stress, for example.

What is the best thing to do about eczema?

There are different types of eczema. These are forms of eczema that are common:

  • Swimmers eczema;
  • Seborrhoeic eczema;
  • Atopic eczema.

You can treat most forms of eczema the same way. It is always smart to consult a dermatologist. Below you can read about some helpful treatment methods.

1. Skin Care

Keep the skin well hydrated. Do this by applying an unscented moisturizer. In addition, use neutral and unscented soap and avoid hot showers. This can actually dry out the skin.

2. Eczema ointment

Eczema cream or ointment can also help treat eczema. This is available at the drugstore or pharmacy.

3. Red light therapy

Red light therapy, also called low level laser therapy, helps treat eczema. By doing several short treatments, it is possible to reduce, remove or prevent eczema.

Does light therapy work against eczema?

Red light therapy is a good treatment for eczema. The low-level laser light exposes the skin to this healing wavelength. Here’s why light therapy can help with eczema:

  • Anti-inflammatory effect;
  • Skin repair;
  • Suppression of immune response;
  • Improvement of the skin barrier;
  • Few to no side effects.

PowerCure’s red light laser also helps treat eczema. Below, we’ll tell you a bit more about why it works well and how a treatment with the PowerCure laser works.

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Red light therapy and eczema treatment

The PowerCure laser is a suitable tool to treat your skin conditions such as eczema. It is also a useful tool to use for skin rejuvenation, or skin rejuvenation. We created a special article on how red light therapy can improve your skin. Read everything you need to know here. Below we tell you how to use the PowerCure laser to treat your eczema.

Treatment protocol for eczema

We’re going to explain for each skin condition how you can treat yourself with the PowerCure laser. In addition, we also tell you how to use the laser to reduce wrinkles. Read below on how to give yourself the best treatment.

Eczema or similar complaints

Red light therapy can be an effective way to remedy eczema symptoms. Generally, eczema is treated in clinics, but thanks to the PowerCure laser, you can also treat yourself from home. Treatment for eczema is also similar to the above treatment protocols, but there are a few key differences to watch out for. Read below how to best treat eczema.

1. Protect your eyes

The PowerCure laser comes with special red light glasses. This protects your eyes from the laser rays of the red light.

2. Place the PowerCure laser slightly above the skin

Place the PowerCure laser a little above the skin of the area to be treated. This is a suitable distance through which the wavelength of 650 nanometers can penetrate.

3. Treat for several minutes and build it up

If you are new to red light treatment for your eczema, it is best to build it up slowly. Start with a treatment of a few minutes and build up over several weeks. It is best to start with a 2-minute session and gradually increase it to 10-15 minutes.

4. Repeat the session a few times a week

To see the desired results, it is important to remain patient. In fact, recovery time is different for everyone. Therefore, be consistent with treatments and don’t stop until you achieve the results you want.

It is also important to be patient and consistent when treating eczema and similar conditions. The effects and length of treatment can vary in everyone. Do you have underlying skin conditions? If so, it can always be helpful to consult a dermatologist.

What can PowerCure do for you

The PowerCure laser has already helped many people reduce pain, complaints and conditions. You can purchase the PowerCure (Pro) laser yourself for home use. And it is a useful tool not only for yourself, but also for the other people (and animals!) in your household.
Want to learn more about the PowerCure (Pro) laser and what it can help you with? Then especially take a look here.