Light therapy facts for kids

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Light therapy lamp and sunlight
The brightness and color temperature of light from a light box are quite similar to daylight.

Light therapy is a treatment where the patient is exposed to light. Depression, sleeping problems, and many skin disorders are treated with this therapy. The therapy consists of exposing the patient to a light source. The light source usually emits the full spectrum of light. Sometimes, this has to be done at a specific time of day.


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