FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
There are many questions regarding Red Light Therapy. We have listed a few FAQ below. Please refer to our References sections for a list of all studies and sources.
What are some Common Names for Red Light Therapy?
Photobiomodulation Therapy, Low-Level Laster Therapy, Photobiostimulation, Low-Power Laser Therapy, Low-intensity Laser Therapy, the most common are Low-Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) and Red Light Therapy (RLT)
Why are only half of the lights on?
Our units provide both Red light and Near-Infrared LED lights at a 50/50 ratio. The Near-Infrared is also invisible to the naked eye. Simply use a phone camera to focus on the light to see the coloration of the LED.
What are other names for Red Light Therapy?
Low Level Light Therapy, Light-activated bio stimulation, Photobiomodulation, Phototherapy and Light Emitting diode Therapy.
How much does this therapy cost at a clinic?
In a professional clinic, sessions can range from $25-$75 Dollars for a single session. Asking you to come back for 10 or more sessions.
What are the side effects of Red Light Therapy?
In general side effects are extremely rare from this type of therapy, a known side effect is temporary reddening of the treated area.
Can you wear makeup during sessions?
IYes, makeup will not disrupt the light waves.
Do I need to wear goggles or eye protection?
The Red light can be bright for some users, so we recommend wearing some sort of eyewear.
Is Red Light Therapy the same as tanning?
No. RLT uses a different light wave which does not cause the same reaction as tanning beds do.
Can the unit get overheated?
Yes, sessions are designed to be under 30 minutes and we recommend shutting the unit off for a few minutes before using it again.
Am I supposed to use any oil or lotion during use?
No. Lotions and oils do not enhance or remove the beneficial properties of RLT.