Light Therapy Visor Helps With Seasonal Affective Disorder

Posted Jan 11, 2013

The Light Therapy Visor is a visor hat that provides therapeutic light to counteract the effects of fatigue and jet lag.  It also helps with Seasonal Affective Disorder.  The Light Therapy Visor is lightweight and is portable.  The Light Therapy Visor has three white and three red LEDs that emit 800 and 80 lux respectively, which is the amount of daylight spectrum light recommended by the National Institute of Health.  The light therapy blocks the release of the sleep hormone melatonin.  The Light Therapy Visor is optimal when worn for 20-30 minutes in the morning.  The Light Therapy Visor costs $99.95 and is available on Hammacher Schlemmer.