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cold therapy, cold thermogenesis, cryotherapy, health, infrared, intensity, irradiance, light therapy, photobiomodulation, red light therapy, sun, sunlight, wavelength -

Is it beneficial to mix heat and light? Can we improve the safety and effectiveness of Photobiomodulation by keeping the tissue cool? We explore how it could be advantageous to avoid too much tissue heating during photobiomodulation. And in fact cooling the tissue beforehand can improve penetration and effectiveness!

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damage, eye, health, infrared, intensity, irradiance, photobiomodulation, red light therapy, safety, sun, sunlight, wavelength -

Red and Near-Infrared (NIR) can be helpful or harmful for the eyes - it all depends on the intensity and context! Read our analysis of industry guidelines for eye safety, and take extra care to protect your eyes!

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Have you been duped into buying a high intensity LED panel that claims a suspiciously round number like 100mW/cm^2 at 6 inches? We often see extremely high intensity numbers being advertised, but these numbers are based on improper measurement tools, techniques, and biased rounding. This blog will help to elucidate the greatest bait-n-switch being performed in the red light therapy industry today. One of the most important parameters of red light therapy is indeed the intensity! This is normally described as the power per square area, in units of milliWatts per Square Centimeter (mW/cm^2). This is a physical quantity that...

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beam, beam angle, health, infrared, light, light therapy, photobiomodulation, red light therapy, sun, sunlight, wavelength -

Once you are familiar with all of the important parameters of wavelengths, intensity, flicker, and nnEMF that we cover in previous blog posts, it might be time to dig deeper into what other design choices might be important for Photobiomodulation devices. One interesting topic is the Beam Angle! This describes the angle at which light is emitted from the device. If you can imagine in 3D space, light is being emitted as a kind of semi-spherical cone outward from the light source.  The angle of this cone is important to determine how to best use the device. For example wide...

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How does the GembaRed Red Light Therapy panel compare to the Sun? We find out where the GembaRed fits in with our strategy to biohack light.

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