THE HEALING POWER OF LIGHT

RED LIGHT THERAPY UK

UK based company, UK based stock

Red Light Therapy - Harness the natural power of light!

just some of the proven benefits of red light therapy

with the links to the clinical studies that prove it!

Research focus of the week: Optically Improved Mitochondrial Function Redeems Aged Human Visual Decline

Abstract from the paper (link to Pubmed)
“The age spectrum of human populations is shifting toward the older with larger proportions suffering physical decline. Mitochondria influence the pace of aging as the energy they provide for cellular function in the form of adenosine triphosphate (ATP) declines with age. Mitochondrial density is greatest in photoreceptors, particularly cones that have high energy demands and mediate color vision. Hence, the retina ages faster than other organs, with a 70% ATP reduction over life and a significant decline in photoreceptor function. Mitochondria have specific light absorbance characteristics influencing their performance. Longer wavelengths spanning 650->1,000 nm improve mitochondrial complex activity, membrane potential, and ATP production. Here, we use 670-nm light to improve photoreceptor performance and measure this psychophysically in those aged 28-72 years. Rod and cone performance declined significantly after approximately 40 years of age. 670-nm light had no impact in younger individuals, but in those around 40 years and older, significant improvements were obtained in color contrast sensitivity for the blue visual axis (tritan) known to display mitochondrial vulnerability. The red visual axis (protan) improved but not significantly. Rod thresholds also improved significantly in those >40 years. Using specific wavelengths to enhance mitochondrial performance will be significant in moderating the aging process in this metabolically demanding tissue.”

Interested? Take a look at the Shop!

Find the product you want and buy it today!
Free shipping on everything and 3 years warranty on all our products

Disclaimer: The information provided on this site is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. It’s not a substitute for consultation with your healthcare provider, and should not be construed as medical advice.

Item added to cart.
0 items - £0.00

last order dates for xmas

merry xmas

from Red Light Therapy UK

If you’re thinking of buying one of our devices in the run up to Christmas please bear in mind the last order date to guarantee we can get it to you before Xmas:

MONDAY 23rd DECEMBER (UK Mainland ex Highlands and NIR)

FRIDAY 20th DECEMBER (Scottish Highland and NIR)

Note: this is for IN STOCK products only