LightStim devices have been used and recommended by medical spas, estheticians, dermatologists, plastic surgeons, and their clients for 20 years. It is FDA Cleared to reduce wrinkles on the entire face and to treat mild to moderate acne and reduce inflammation caused by acne.
LightStim has advanced NASA’s LED technology to a new level, developing LightStim MultiWave® Patented Technology to simultaneously emit multiple wavelengths (colors) of light. The light energy in a similar way plants absorb light energy from the sun.
Each LightStim device uses different wavelengths, or colors of light. LightStim Elipsa provides rejuvenating wavelengths of light energy to reduce wrinkles on the entire face and treat acne and its inflammation. Over time by using Elipsa you can help to recapture a plump, glowing appearance and restore your clear, healthy-looking skin.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is LightStim Multi Wave® Patented Technology?
This unique technology emits specific wavelengths (colors) of light simultaneously and continuously during treatment for more comprehensive light absorption throughout multiple layers of the skin and better results.
How does it work?
In Wrinkles mode, Elipsa utilizes multiple wavelengths of Amber. Light Red, Dark Red and Infrared LEDs. These wavelengths work together to provide treatment for full face wrinkles. In Acne mode, Elipsa utilizes Blue and Red LEDs to treat mild to moderate inflammatory acne.
Can I treat both wrinkles and acne?
What is the recommended treatment time?
Yes. With the touch of a button Elipsa can activate different wavelengths of light so you can easily switch between Wrinkles Mode and Acne Mode.
To treat wrinkles, use Elipsa for 16 minutes, 3-5 days per week. To treat acne, use Elipsa for 12 minutes, 3-5 days per week. Consistency is key for best results.
Why do the Acne and Wrinkles Modes have different treatment times?
Treatment times were established during the FDA testing process and represent recommendations to promote the greatest efficacy based upon specific wavelengths of light used in each mode.
What is Elipsa FDA Cleared for?
In Wrinkle mode, Elipsa is FDA Cleared to treat full face wrinkles. In Acne mode, Elipsa is FDA Cleared to treat mild to moderate inflammatory acne.
What are the exact wavelengths of Elipsa?
Wrinkle mode includes 612nm amber, 645 & 655nm red, and 850nm infrared. Acne mode includes 410nm blue and 645nm red.
How do you position Elipsa over the face?
Position Elipsa approximately 1 inch from the treatment area by using the adjustable legs to increase or decrease the height. Elipsa should only be used while lying on a flat surface.
How close do you place Elipsa over the face?
The recommended distance from the skin is 1 inch, however, client comfort should always be considered, and adjustments made as appropriate.
Can Elipsa be used without Syndeo?
Yes. Elipsa can be plugged into any electrical outlet and used as a separate treatment or integrated into other compatible treatment protocols.
Can LightStim Elipsa be used with other skin care brands and modalities?
Elipsa can definitely be combined with other products, services, and modalities to boost results or help calm the skin after more invasive procedures.
How is LightStim Elipsa used in the treatment room?
Elipsa can be used as a stand-alone treatment to encourage healthy skin function, treat wrinkles, treat mild to moderate inflammatory acne and provide a soothing and relaxing client experience. It can also be incorporated into almost any service to optimize the skin's response, enhance visible benefits, and diminish post-procedure irritation.
How does LightStim compare to other LED companies?
All LightStim devices are FDA Cleared and manufactured in the US by LightStim to ensure the highest possible manufacturing standards and quality control. Used and recommended by industry icons and educators for over 20 years, LightStim is well known for its focus on education and customer support.
How does Elipsa compare to other LED devices?
Elipsa represents the next generation of a patented technology that has earned its reputation for superior results. The device was designed for efficacy by ensuring close proximity to the skin, but also with durability that stands up to pro use and frequent cleaning. Elipsa's hands-free design makes it easy for the practitioner, and its touchless treatment is relaxing to clients. Compact and lightweight, Elipsa is designed to go where you go.
Are there care and cleaning instructions?
For spot cleaning, wipe softly with a slightly damp soft towel then dry with a soft towel. When treating different users, it is recommended to disinfect the device after each use with CaviWipe Towelettes. CaviWipes are the only approved disinfectant to be used on Elipsa.