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What is the best 250 Watt Near-Infrared Incandescent Heat Lamp? NIR Heat Lamps are a very affordable form of Red Light Therapy that have been used therapeutically for many years! But which brand stands out as the best? As always, we need to test them out to be sure. Although we can call 250W Heat Lamps a form of Red Light Therapy, it does NOT fit the definition of Photobiomodulation. Where PBM is strictly defined to be a non-thermal interaction of wavelengths and biology. It is important to recognize the tremendous amount of heat produced by these 250W heat lamps,...

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How far away should I be from my red light therapy panel? This blog we dive into one of the most common questions around the red light panel industry, how far away should you be from your light panel?! Most companies talk about being 6 inches away from their panel. But more recently some companies say 4 inches, others use narrow beam angles and might say 12 inches. When Dr. Hamblin was asked "How close do you want to stand or be near one of these devices?" His answer would surprise most people who have been brainwashed by the current...

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What is the best red light therapy bulb on Amazon? We review some of the most popular red light therapy bulbs to see if we can find ones with the best power, intensity, EMFs, and flicker! If you are looking for an affordable entry-level red light therapy product, then this is it! Most of them are under $40! However you still need a lamp stand for most of them, so that is an added cost when looking at these lamps. Also check out our review of these bulbs on YouTube! https://youtu.be/d8jLEeQkO9g If they are all similar priced and same style...

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Red light therapy COB lights offer an interesting alternative to the typical red light "panel" that are commonly marketed. However, are they as great as they seem? A COB light uses "Chip-on-Board" LED technology. Essentially it is many LED "chips" clustered together on a small circuit board. This offers concentrated power in a small area.  A peek inside the lens of a COB light shows the many LED chips that are crammed together. One of the biggest gimmicks in the red light therapy is companies claiming to be higher intensity - and implying better or faster results from it. So...

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What are the best blue blockers in the industry? We review blue blockers that not only can easily block blue and green light, but are the most low cost and affordable in the industry. And you can get them as reading glasses or prescriptions!  Blue-blocker glasses are a very convenient way to protect your eyes from blue light. We have already written an article about the importance of blocking artificial blue light for optimal sleep, circadian rhythm, and eye health.  That is why GembaRed offers red nightlights and book-lights. And we also reviewed the top affordable low-flicker ambient red light...

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