315 Commercial Drive A7

Savannah, GA 31406

SlenderInSavannah@gmail.com

Low Level Light Therapy

Low Level Light Therapy or LLLT is different than a medical or aesthetic laser treatment because the energy emitted by a LLLT device is much lower than a medical or aesthetic laser system. The effects on the client’s skin with a LLLT device are gradual, as compared with a medical or aesthetic laser that delivers an immediate response. LLLT devices are much safer to operate as compared to medical or aesthetic laser systems.

Fat Emulsification

Our LLLT system uses light emitting diode (LED) technology combining the beneficial qualities of 635nm LED and 880nm near infrared light. Studies have shown that 635nm LED and 880nm near infrared light affects the adipocytes (fat storage cells) by releasing the fat from the cells so that it can be used as energy and washed away by the body. These specific wavelengths of light also help control leptin and ghrelin (hunger-related hormones), stimulate the production of cellular energy (ATP), and improve skin tone and appearance by increasing the production of collagen and elastin.

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