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.
Seasonal Depression (Seasonal Affective Disorder)
Do the bleak winter months drop you into a depression? Maybe you have seasonal depression, also known as seasonal affective disorder or SAD. Find out more from the experts at WebMD.
What Is Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatment?
Intense pulsed light (IPL) therapy is a way to improve your skin’s color and texture without surgery. Learn how it works, what it can help with, and what to expect.