Philips Light Therapy has been used among dermatologists for many years. It has proved to be a very important breakthrough in skin care and has helped many people cope with a variety of skin diseases and mental comfort as well.
Philips light therapy uses a mixture of UV and UVB rays which are beneficial to light sensitive skin diseases. It works like a tanning bed without the intensity that causes premature aging and cancer. Light is concentrated to areas of need and controlled by a trained professional.
Philips light therapy is used for a variety of skin diseases. It is used to treat Psoriasis, Vitiligo, and Atopic Dermatitis. Philips light therapy has proven to be a great break through in managing these diseases and limiting their symptoms. People who have got little or no relief from topical creams and prescription medicines have seen a great decrease in symptoms after using Philips light therapy.
Light Therapy has also been found to successfully treat the effects of Seasonal Affective Disorder,otherwise known as S.A.D. The lack of light in the winter months can cause a feeling of depression. Light Therapy has shown to decrease these feelings of sadness among patients and help them get through the season without the need for antidepressants.