Frequently Asked Questions

What should I look for in a light therapy device?

There are hundreds of light therapy products available now and it can be difficult to know where to start. We've come up with a checklist of things to look for when buying...


Lumie Clear FAQ

Q: Will Lumie Clear work on any skin type? A: Yes. LED light therapy is proven to work on all skin types and Lumie Clear can be applied to any...


What is lux?

Lux is a measure of the intensity of visible light received by the subject at a given point. Since light is brightest and strongest at its source and becomes less intense with distance, the lux...


Can my doctor help me to get a light on the NHS?

In the USA, health insurers will often pay for a client to get a bright light but, unfortunately, they're not available on the NHS. If you have SAD, it's worth...


Can I wear my glasses when using a lightbox?

Glasses or contact lenses will be fine if they're clear. On the other hand, sunglasses, photo-sensitive or tinted lenses will reduce the effectiveness of light therapy because less light will...


What's the best time of day to use my light?

Most people find that light therapy in the mornings works best so, if you are just starting out, try this first. After a week or so, if you're not feeling...