A collection of light therapy research articles on the benefits of light therapy use for the ears.
NOTE: Researchers use several terms to describe “light therapy”. Photobiomodulation, low level light therapy (LLLT), phototherapy, photon therapy, photo energy, heliotherapy, and sometimes red, blue or (near) infrared radiation are synonymous; they all refer to light therapy.
Light therapy helps repair perforated eardrums
After perforating the tympanic membrane (eardrum) of a group of guinea pigs, low level light therapy was applied for 10 consecutive days. Researchers followed up 2 weeks later and noted significant healing of the membranes in this group.
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