LED mask is said to lighten up skin

07/22/2014 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

An over-the-counter device called IlluMask uses LED lights in an effort to rejuvenate skin. One patient who tried the product said it softened the lines around her lips and eyes and improved her skin tone, and said a second mask that uses blue and red lights improved her teenage children's acne. However, the lights could trigger migraine headaches or seizures in vulnerable populations, and they offer no eye protection said dermatologic surgeon Patricia Wexler.

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