Light Therapy (Phototherapy)

About Light Therapy (Phototherapy) (Procedures)

Light therapy or phototherapy consists of exposure to daylight or to specific wavelengths of light using lasers, light-emitting diodes, fluorescent lamps, dichroic lamps or very bright, full-spectrum light, for a prescribed amount of time and, in some cases, at a specific time of day. Read more

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josie-jojo's Light Therapy (Phototherapy) History (Ongoing)
As needed Nov 15, 2005 - Last Update

josie-jojo's Light Therapy (Phototherapy) is for…

  • Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)

josie-jojo has not reported any side effects for Light Therapy (Phototherapy).


Dec 18, 2008

As needed
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for seasonal affective disorder (SAD))
  • Side effects
  • Adherence
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take