When most people hear “Light Therapy” they instantly associate it with Laser light from the many uses seen in movies, doctors & more. While laser light is where light therapy got it’s start, it isn’t the most consumer friendly option. LEDs are much safer and can treat multitude of conditions, offer wider treatment coverage and a much safer overall experience for your pets!
LEDs: They are Easy to use & safe. No special training is required. Can be used at home & on the go!
Lasers: Must be administered by a trained professional in a clinical setting. Cannot be self-administered. Can over treat if improperly used.
LEDs: Will not burn (no heat is produced by LED light therapy) or damage tissue/cells. Have no known side-effects! No protective glasses needed!
Lasers: The intense energy and heat of laser light can damage tissue, even when applied properly. Requires to wear protective glasses for both the patient and the practitioner.
LEDs: LED lights can deliver energy to wide area of tissue!
Lasers: Laser beam are typically very narrow and can only target small points, usually leading to longer treatment periods.
LEDs: deliver light energy in a range around a central wavelength, offering greater potential for photon absorption.
Lasers: are coherent light – only available in 1nm wavelengths, which is often too specific for biological effectiveness.
LEDs: LED Products such as LumaSoothe are very affordable! LumaSoothe is a one time purchase for only $149.95. You can use LumaSoothe Anywhere any time!
Lasers: Cost of laser treatments can range from $70.00 up to $350.00+ per session. Most pet insurances may not cover these treatments.
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While lasers treatments can be costly to the average consumer, they are powerful and can help with chronic conditions. If your pet is currently receiving laser light therapy treatments, it is always a good idea to discuss with veterinarian prior to making any changes to their treatment regimen.