Some of our recommended therapy light brands may run out of stock, so here are some of the reputable brands available on the market.
Carex Day-Light Classic Plus Bright Light Therapy Lamp
10,000 LUX At 12 Inches. This is the therapy light that is recommended by Wirecutter. Carex is a good brand and thus you are going to get the full dose of light but also not going to be exposed to potentially harmful ultraviolet light. This light has to be pretty close to you to be effective.
Northern Light Technologies Boxelite Lux Bright Light Therapy Light Box
10,000 Lux at up to 14 inches. Full Spectrum UV Free Light. High Quality Metal Construction. Also recommended by Wirecutter. Northern Light is another high quality manufacturer.
Verilux HappyLight Luxe UV-Free LED Therapy Lamp
Bright White Light with 10,000 Lux, Adjustable Brightness, Color, and Countdown Timer. Verilux is an excellent brand and one of the leaders in this area and is recommended by Wirecutter. For most HappyLight models, you will receive 10,000 lux if you sit in front of the lamp at a distance of no more than 24 inches for 30 minutes.
Philips GoLite BLU Energy Light Therapy Lamp, (HF3422/60)
Blue light is the “active ingredient” of full spectrum light therapy and Philips pioneered this product which, because it only delivers blue light, can provide effective treatment in a much smaller device. They also make a battery powered version that is a good choice for travelling. Blue lights can be potentially harmful if they aren’t carefully designed so we are very cautious about “knock off” brands.
BlueMax 70w Dimmable Full Spectrum Desk & Therapy Lamp Brass
This light is the only one in this group that can also be used as a task light. For example, you can bring this to the office and you won’t have people asking you what you are doing. Full spectrum light is a better source of illumination for reading and other work tasks, it causes less eye strain. If you go to the manufacturer’s website you can also find a floor lamp model. Highest CRI of 96 CRI/5900 Kelvin. Up to 10,000 hour bulb life. Fully dimmable from 100% to 20%. Light therapy unit produces 10,000 lux at 18″ distance and 5,000 lux at 28″ distance.
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