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LED Light Therapy Pre & Post Advice Reference

Updated: Apr 18, 2023

This is a student reference guide to contraindications, pre and post treatment advice. Have a good read through all my pre and post advice to check if this treatment is right for your client.

Skin Peels


  • Women who are pregnant should consult their GP before beginning LED light therapy treatments.

  • Clients with Epilepsy should consult their doctor before beginning LED light therapy treatments.

  • You must wait five days after Botox or cosmetic fillers.

  • Some Thyroid Conditions.

  • People with a history of skin cancer

  • Systemic Lupus erythematosus should also avoid this kind of treatment.

  • The use of photosensitizing medications (i.e. lithium, melatonin, phenothiazine antipsychotics and certain antibiotics).

  • Diseases that involve the retina of the eye (such as diabetes)


  • Always wear a broad spectrum UVA & UVB sunscreen

  • Don’t clean your skin in the evening after your treatment

  • Allow the serums to soak in and work overnight

  • Gently cleanse your skin using a mild cleanser for the next 48 hours

  • Avoid sunbeds and tanning in direct sunlight

  • Avoid saunas, steam rooms and swimming pools for 12 hours after

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