Frequently Asked Questions on Light Therapy


What are light therapy lamps?

The light therapy lamps give out bright light that mimics natural light. They are used to treaat SAD (seasonal affective disorder) and certain other conditions by exposure to artificial light.

Can red light therapy help in removing cellulite?

Yes, red light therapy is intended to improve the appearance of cellulite and help in shaping the body.

Can light therapy benefit insomnia?

Yes, light therapy can be a treatment for insomnia. In this therapy you are made to sit near a special light box for a certain amount of time every day. This light mimics outdoor light which is important for regulating your body''s sleeping and waking cycles. Exposure to this light helps to the patient to adjust circadian rhythm — physical, mental and behavioural changes that follow a roughly 24-hour cycle and respond primarily to light and darkness in the environment. Light therapy is designed to use visible light, while filtering out ultraviolet rays.

Can you use light therapy to tighten skin?

Yes, Red light therapy is proven for skin tightening, Wrinkle reduction and prevention.

Is light therapy helpful in depression?

Yes, light therapy is helpful with depression, sleep disorders and many other conditions as light naturally triggers the production of serotonin in the brain. Serotonin is the feel-good brain chemical that helps patients with depression.