Use of Low Level Laser in Cosmetic Dermatology


  • Mutia Fadhila Sy Specialist Doctor Education Program, Dermatology Venereology and Aesthetics Study Program, University of North Sumatra, Medan, Indonesia
  • Nelva Karmila Jusuf Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Faculty of Medicine, University of North Sumatra, Medan, Indonesia



Cosmetic dermatology, LLLT, low level laser therapy


Low level laser therapy (LLLT) is used in almost all areas of modern medicine, including cosmetic dermatology. LLLT has been beneficial for the treatment of wrinkles, acne vulgaris, hypertrophic scars, hair loss, cellulite, and burns. LLLT can reduce UV damage both as a treatment and as a prophylaxis. In pigmentation disorders such as vitiligo, LLLT can increase pigmentation by stimulating melanocyte proliferation and reducing depigmentation. The non-invasive nature and near absence of side effects of LLLT encourage further research in cosmetic dermatology.


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Author Biography

Nelva Karmila Jusuf, Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Faculty of Medicine, University of North Sumatra, Medan, Indonesia

Prof. Dr. dr. Nelva Karmila Jusuf, Sp.KK(K), FINSDV, FAADV

Departemen Dermatologi dan Venereologi Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Sumatera Utara


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How to Cite

Mutia Fadhila Sy, & Jusuf, N. K. (2024). Use of Low Level Laser in Cosmetic Dermatology. Cermin Dunia Kedokteran, 51(6), 352–356.