Improved light therapy system and methods of use

Jes Broeng (Inventor), Paul Michael Peterson (Inventor), Nguyen Ngoc (Inventor), Lance Kriegsfeld (Inventor)

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Abstract

In certain embodiments a light therapy system (e.g., phototherapy device), such as for treatment of Alzheimer's disease, depression, dementia, short-term memory, or for improved learning, improved athletic performance or improved cognitive performance, is provided where the light system comprises a blue light source that operates at a frequency in the range from 20 to 50 Hz (preferably around 40 Hz), whereby the system enables retinal ganglion cells of a human to be exposed in order to stimulate brain waves (gamma oscillations in the human's brain).
Original languageEnglish
IPCA61B18/00; A61M21/00; A61N5/00
Patent numberWO2018152255
Filing date23/08/2018
CountryInternational Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
Priority date15/02/2017
Priority numberUS201762459138P
Publication statusPublished - 2018

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Broeng, J., Peterson, P. M., Ngoc, N., & Kriegsfeld, L. (2018). IPC No. A61B18/00; A61M21/00; A61N5/00. Improved light therapy system and methods of use. (Patent No. WO2018152255 ).