What is Light Therapy?

Light therapy (or phototherapy) involves exposure to specific wavelengths of light for a prescribed amount of time at a specific time of day.

Light Therapy 

Bright light therapy has been used for decades and is well established in the scientific literature. 

When your eyes receive light, it sends a signal to your body which helps you feel awake and alert. Using light therapy can have a positive effect on your sleep patterns if used at the correct times. 

Portable light therapy 

Portable glasses provide you the benefits of bright light with minimal interruption to your life. 

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Light Therapy for Sleep

Light therapy is a natural solution to help you manage your sleep trends. Light therapy may also assist change the times you sleep and wake.

If you are unable to fall back to sleep after waking early in the morning (advanced sleep phase) or have difficulty falling asleep at the beginning of the night (delayed sleep phase) Re-Timer may help you adjust to your preferred sleep time. 

When your eyes detect bright light, your body responds by being more awake and alert. This process also helps your body to understand when it’s time to sleep. Re-Timer light therapy glasses use light to help manage your sleep trends. 

How does light therapy change your sleep?

Light is one of the most important factors impacting your sleep trends. Light exposure regulates your body clock. Using light therapy enables you to change when you feel tired and therefore help you adjust your sleep forwards or backwards. 

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Morning bright light therapy

Adjust your body clock to an earlier schedule through repeated exposure to bright light appropriately timed in the morning.

Evening bright light therapy

An effective way to re-time your body clock to a later time is to use bright light visual stimulation in the evening.

Green-blue light therapy for sleep

Green-blue light has been proven to be effective at re-timing the body clock.