• WeeSpecs Supreme combines innovative materials and superior light-blocking capabilities over the value line, to produce a cutting edge phototherapy mask designed to fit even the smallest babies. (philips.com)
  • The WeeSpecs Supreme Phototherapy Mask has an anatomically contoured goggle design and dark fabric that provide superior light-blocking protection without placing pressure on the eyes. (philips.com)
  • Patients with eye disorders should consult an ophthalmologist before being treated with any form of phototherapy. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The phototherapy unit emits specific wavelengths of light proven to benefit patients with various skin disorders. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • However, little is known about the safety and efficacy of phototherapy in elderly patients and how phototherapy is currently being utilized to treat them. (nih.gov)
  • To investigate the safety, efficacy and utilization of phototherapy in elderly patients. (nih.gov)
  • In January 2014, we analysed all patients recently referred for, currently receiving or recently having completed a course of phototherapy at a university teaching hospital in England (UK). (nih.gov)
  • One patient with dementia was deemed not safe to embark on phototherapy, and five patients were yet to start. (nih.gov)
  • Of those who completed their course of phototherapy, 80% achieved a clear/near clear or moderate response, while just two patients (8%) had minimal response and two (8%) had worsening of the disease during treatment. (nih.gov)
  • In this small survey, the first of its kind to focus on elderly patients, phototherapy appears to be well-tolerated, safe and efficacious in the short term. (nih.gov)
  • NB-UVB phototherapy results in satisfactory repigmentation in our vitiligo patients and should be offered as a treatment option. (wikipedia.org)
  • 3 Many clinicians initiate phototherapy at levels lower than those recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics. (aappublications.org)
  • Determine if the infant requires phototherapy based on the infant total serum bilirubin level, the gestation age, hours of life, and individual risk factors using established guidelines form the American Academy of Pediatrics. (medscape.com)
  • There is no conclusive evidence that phototherapy can lead to any problems of the brain, skin or any other organ system, according to Pregnancy Today. (livestrong.com)
  • Fibreoptic phototherapy is a new mode of phototherapy which is reported to lower serum bilirubin (SBR) while minimising disruption of normal infant care. (cochrane.org)
  • In the standard form of phototherapy, your baby lies in a bassinet or enclosed plastic crib (incubator) and is exposed to a type of fluorescent light that is absorbed by your baby's skin . (webmd.com)
  • Phototherapy doesn't damage a baby's skin. (webmd.com)
  • The potential for phototherapy to increase the incidence of cancer is supported by data from in vitro and in vivo studies. (aappublications.org)
  • I found 983 clinical trials on phototherapy at clinicaltrials.gov, of which 27 are related to allergy. (empowher.com)
  • The marginal propensity-adjusted absolute risk increase for cancer after phototherapy in the total population was 9.4/100 000 (number needed to harm of 10 638). (aappublications.org)
  • Phototherapy may slightly increase the risk of cancer in infancy, although the absolute risk increase is small. (aappublications.org)
  • The mechanisms by which phototherapy induces GH increase are not evident. (springer.com)
  • From this simple observation came the principle of phototherapy. (drhull.com)
  • Phototherapy works by changing bilirubin into a compound that can be broken down and excreted by the body via the urine and feces, explains Pregnancy Today. (livestrong.com)
  • Oral phototherapy applicators are disclosed that are sized and shaped so as to fit at least partially in a user's mouth and have at least one radiation emitter coupled to an apparatus body to irradiate a portion of the oral cavity with phototherapeutic radiation, the emitter being capable of delivering. (google.ca)
  • Alternatively, the apparatus body can be adapted for placement in a fixed position relative to the oral cavity during phototherapy. (google.ca)
  • Measure the spectral irradiance of the phototherapy setup with a commercially available radiometer in several areas over the surface of the infant and average the results. (medscape.com)
  • The other trials reported either conflicting results or various measures/time points among trials, which meant that we could not conclude whether or not phototherapy is effective for treating pressure ulcers. (cochrane.org)
  • Further thought and investigation should be given to delivering phototherapy to an ageing population. (nih.gov)