Light Therapy Directory
Light therapy, also called phototherapy, is essentially using light to encourage healing. It is used for depression, sleep disorders, and skin problems. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how light therapy works, benefits and risks, and much more.
Phototherapy for Skin and Sleep: Light Treatments for Health
Phototherapy can treat a range of health problems. Learn about light therapy, how it works, and the skin and mental health conditions it treats.
Phototherapy for Psoriasis
Phototherapy, or treating your skin with specific kinds of UV or laser light, can help with psoriasis, eczema, and atopic dermatitis.
Treatment When Your Eczema Gets Worse
Eczema not responding to home care? Here are some medicines and therapies that may help.
Nondrug Treatments for Depression
A look at how talk therapy, lifestyle changes, and other nondrug treatments can help treat depression.