Ageing Skin Throwdown: Genetics vs. BroadBand Light Treatments, & The Winner Is…

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The skin specialists at Platinum Dermatology are specialists for a reason: they work at their craft! Our doctors pour over medical and scientific journals to learn about the latest treatments and techniques in aesthetic enhancement. We’re eager to share ground-breaking advancements with patients at our practice and with readers like you.

Today, we’re shining the spotlight on a ground-breaking study regarding BroadBand Light (BBL) treatments, an anti-ageing treatment we are pleased to offer at Platinum Dermatology. The clinical research reveals that BBL treatments

Provide a functional, rather than a
cosmetic mimic of youthful appearance

What does that mean for your skin? That’s what this article is all about.

Platinum Dermatology Studies Ways to Reverse Skin Ageing with BBL

Stanford University, located in California, is one of America’s most respected medical schools, with an outstanding department of dermatology dedicated toward a better understanding on the human skin. University dermatologist Dr Anne Lynn S. Chang led a study titled “Rejuvenation of Gene Expression Pattern of Aged Human Skin by BroadBand Light Treatment” which was published by the Journal of Investigative Dermatology (JID).

“Gene expression” is a medical term for the process that allows the information encoded in a gene to be turned into action. The study showed that BBL treatments can actually alter the regulators of skin ageing (functional) in addition to improving skin tone and texture (cosmetic mimic).

These positive results underscore the effectiveness of BroadBand Light treatments to reverse skin damage.

Anti-Ageing Research Continues, & Platinum Dermatology Will Keep You in the Loop

One co-author of the Stamford study will be taking the ground-breaking research it produced to the next level.

“The JID study is an important first step to prove that BBL treatments are a viable option for anti-aging. In my upcoming study, we provide clinical evidence on patients who have had BBL and have enjoyed younger looking skin over the long-term. I look forward to sharing these demonstrated results with my colleagues and patients worldwide in the near future.”Dr Patrick Bitter, Jr.

Our skin specialists will keep following these developments and report on them soon.

BroadBand Light Treatments with Experienced Skin Specialists

The news about BBL’s impact on genetic expression is icing on the anti-ageing cake. Platinum Dermatology’s skin specialists are already enthusiastic about what BroadBand Light treatments have to offer:

  • Hair removal
  • Phototherapy
  • Wrinkle Reduction
  • Treatment of vascular and pigmented lesions
  • Acne Treatment

If you would like more information about BroadBand Light treatments for ageing skin and the wide range of rejuvenating treatments that we offer at our Ultimo practice, we invite you to contact Platinum Dermatology on 02 8014 6500 or use the contact form on this page to schedule a skin-saving consultation.

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