Light Therapy with Daylight - How to Use

By: Day Lights  09-12-2011
Keywords: Light Therapy

When used correctly, the Day-Light Classic is an effective way to help alleviate symptoms experienced with mood and sleep related disorders during the fall and winter months or all year round.

Bright light therapy has been proven to safely treat: Seasonal Affective Disorder, the Winter Blues, PMS, Antepartum Blues, Circadian Sleep Disorders, Jet Lag, Shift Work Adjustment and Non-seasonal mood disorders.

For optimal bright light therapy treatment, Day-Lights must be adjusted to allow your eyes to be positioned toward the center of the light screen. Select the therapy setting which delivers 10,000 LUX of illumination - the amount recommended by experts.

Begin with 30 minutes at 10,000 LUX shortly after waking. Since each person may respond differently to light treatment time may need to be adjusted. To find your optimal time to begin bright light therapy sessions, speak with your physician or go to the self assessment section of this website and complete the


Correct Position

Sit 11"-12" from the light. At this distance you can read, check e-mail or eat breakfast comfortably during your bright light therapy sessions.

Incorrect: Too Far Away

Sitting too far away (over 11") from the Day-light will require longer sessions.

Incorrect: Too Close

It is not necessary, or recommended to sit this close to the light. You should not stare directly into the light.
Light cannot reach the eyes with your head down this far.

Keywords: Light Therapy

Other products and services from Day Lights


Light Therapy with Daylight optimal features light therapy treatment - skyindex

The Day-Light Sky is designed for discreet use in the home or the office, providing bright light therapy and everyday task lighting in one attractive package. Engineered and tested to provide the field of illumination and 10,000 LUX experts recommend for maximum therapeutic benefit. The Day-Light Sky light enclosure is 33% smaller than the Day-Light Classic while mainlining the same field of illumination.


Light Therapy with Daylight optimal features light therapy treatment - classicindex

There is a built-in stand located in the back of the unit which can be pulled out to set the Day-Light Classic up for the ambient lighting option. The height adjustable legs allow the light to be positioned at the appropriate height and angle for the user. The Day-Light Classic is designed to provide optimal bright light therapy treatment and for the user. Three 36-watt light tubes emit a warm light and minimize potentially harmful blue rays.