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With the launch of our fantastic targeted lights, the GembaRed Beam and GembaRed Goal, we wanted to take a look at how to optimize the usage of targeted red light therapy panels. The marketing campaigns for high-powered full body light therapy are strong! They would have you think that is the only way for photobiomodulation to have an effect. In our blog we often recall back to the roots of red light therapy. The majority of red light therapy clinical studies are done with lasers, often the spot size of the laser is only 0.2 cm^2. That is right, only...

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incandescant, intensity, irradiance, laser power meter, photobiomodulation, power, red light therapy, solar power meter, wattage, watts -

Confused by the extravagantly high wattage of LED Panel claims? Or maybe someone is trying to tell you that they have "superior" 5 Watt LED bulbs compared to standard 3 Watt bulbs? Check out this post where we deconstruct and measure the ACTUAL LED watts, and we aren't particularly impressed with the result.

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alibaba, cheap, china, emf, flicker, intensity, irradiance, near infrared, NIR, photobiomodulation, red, red light therapy -

Can you find a high-quality red light panel on Alibaba? We have been searching high-and low, and are constantly disappointed with quality. This light panel shows some promise by being low flicker and low EMF!

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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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