Are you looking for a radiant complexion? Consider broadband light, or BBL therapy, which targets unwanted pigmentation and stimulates collagen production, bringing brightness and luminosity to your skin. Here’s what you need to know about this skin-brightening treatment.

What is BBL Therapy?

Broadband light (BBL) therapy is an advanced, non-invasive skin treatment designed to improve the appearance of your skin. It works by using light energy to target the pigment within your skin. This light energy is absorbed by the pigments and blood vessels in the outer layer of your skin (epidermis), which helps to reduce the appearance of unwanted pigmentation and redness.

How BBL Therapy Enhances Skin Brightness

Targeting unwanted pigmentation

The BBL for radiance therapy targets melanin and hemoglobin, the pigments responsible for dark spots and redness in your skin. By doing so, it can effectively minimize sunspots, age spots, freckles, and rosacea. The result is a more even skin tone and reduced discoloration, contributing to a brighter and more youthful appearance.

Stimulating collagen production

Beyond targeting pigmentation, BBL therapy also stimulates collagen production. Collagen is a vital protein that gives your skin its structure and elasticity. Our bodies produce less collagen as we age, leading to sagging and wrinkles.

The heat generated by broadband light therapy encourages your skin to produce new collagen, which helps to firm and smooth your skin. This boost in collagen results in a plumper, more youthful complexion with improved brightness and luminosity.

The Procedure

BBL therapy is a straightforward and comfortable procedure. During your session, a handheld device delivers light energy to the targeted areas of your skin. Most patients describe the sensation as a series of warm pulses. Depending on the size of the area being treated, sessions typically last between 15 to 60 minutes.

One key advantage of BBL therapy is the minimal downtime. You can return to your daily activities almost immediately after your session. Some patients may experience mild redness or swelling. Still, these side effects are temporary and typically subside within a few hours to a few days.

Achieving Luminous Skin

Immediate and long-term results

Many patients notice improvements in their skin’s appearance shortly after their first broadband light therapy session. However, for optimal results, a series of treatments is often recommended. Each session builds on the last, progressively enhancing your skin’s brightness and overall health. Over time, you will see a significant reduction in pigmentation issues, and your skin will appear more luminous and youthful.

Personalized treatment plans

Your treatment plan is designed to meet your unique skin needs at a trusted practice like Plastic Surgery Institute of Dayton. Dr. Steven P. Schmidt, Dr. Matthew J. Fox, and Dr. Jason T. Hedrick will evaluate your skin and discuss your goals to create a personalized BBL therapy regimen that delivers the best possible results.

Is BBL Therapy Right for You?

BBL therapy is suitable for a wide range of skin types and tones. Whether you are dealing with sun damage, redness, or signs of aging, BBL therapy can help improve your skin’s appearance. However, you should consult with a qualified professional like the Plastic Surgery Institute of Dayton doctors to develop a treatment plan specifically suited to your skin.

Schedule a Consultation

Ready to achieve brighter, more luminous skin? Serving patients in Dayton, Cincinnati, Centerville, Gallia County, and surrounding areas, our team at the Plastic Surgery Institute of Dayton is dedicated to helping you look and feel your best. Contact board-certified plastic surgeons today to schedule your consultation with Dr. Steven P. Schmidt, Dr. Matthew J. Fox, or Dr. Jason T. Hedrick.