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Provided herein are compositions and methods for disrupting at least one reward-related behavior in an individual through the use of light-responsive opsin proteins used to control the...
US20140303547 PHOTOTHERAPEUTIC DEVICE, METHOD AND USE  
Disclosed herein are devices, systems, and methods for providing light therapy to a subject's tissues. The devices, systems, and methods include a phototherapeutic lamp comprising light generating...
US20100094384 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING PHOTOTHERAPY TO THE BRAIN  
A therapeutic treatment system and method are provided. The therapeutic system includes a light source adapted to irradiate at least a portion of the brain with light and a non-light energy source...
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A method of prevention and treatment of microbial infections that occur on, or just below, the skin and nails of a person consisting of electromagnetic radiation to inactivate the microbes thus...
US20080033516 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR PERFORMING PHOTOBIOSTIMULATION  
The present invention provides methods and devices for modulating the efficacy and/or increasing the efficiency of treatment of disease and/or cosmetic conditions through photobiostimulation...
US20070255356 PHOTODISINFECTION DELIVERY DEVICES AND METHODS  
The present invention presents devices, kits, systems and methods that can be used to deliver and activate a photosensitizing composition in a cavity. For example, a device of the present...
US20070233209 Therapeutic Light Source and Method  
A therapeutic light source, for example for photodynamic therapy (PDT), comprises an air-cooled array of LED's (Lx,y), the air being vented in the vicinity of the array. The array may be mounted...
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System and method for generating patterns P of aiming and treatment light on target eye tissue (e.g. the retina) of a patient's eye. The system includes light sources for treatment and aiming...
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Physically flexible radiation-emitting probes and associated illumination methods and systems for delivering radiation or light to the interior of a lumen or cavity. Light-emitting devices are...
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A phototherapeutical apparatus and method are described. The apparatus includes an ultraviolet light source, an optical guidance system, and a patient interface. The patient interface is...
US20060122668 Method and apparatus for EMR treatment  
A method and apparatus are provided for performing a therapeutic treatment on a patient's skin by concentrating applied radiation of at least one selected wavelength at a plurality of selected,...
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A phototherapeutical apparatus is described, including a light source, generating high intensity visible light, in some embodiments in combination with ultraviolet light, an optical guidance...
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Methods of treatment of tissue with electromagnetic radiation (EMR) to produce lattices of EMR-treated islets in the tissue are disclosed. Also disclosed are devices and systems for producing...
US20060009750 Apparatus and method for treatment using a patterned mask  
The invention relates to an apparatus for performing a treatment on tissue. The apparatus can feature a hand piece having a waveguide with an output for applying radiation from an optical...
US20050119643 Method and apparatus for opto-thermo-mechanical treatment of biological tissue  
The invention relates to a method and apparatus for opto-thermo-mechanical treatment of biological tissue. A biological tissue area 8 is irradiated with a radiation in the optical wavelength range...
US20160250497 Skin Treatment System and Method  
A hand held device generates a predetermined number of pulses of electromagnetic radiation having a predetermined electromagnetic spectrum, a predetermined duration, a predetermined inter-pulse...
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A method and apparatus for determining the circadian input of a light source includes selecting a circadian input to be measured based on an action spectrum corresponding to a wavelength...
US20160059030 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR OPTOGENETIC THERAPY  
Configurations are described for utilizing light-activated proteins within cell membranes and subcellular regions to assist with medical treatment paradigms, such as hypertension treatment via...
US20160051830 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR OPTOGENETIC THERAPY  
Configurations are described for utilizing light-activated proteins within cell membranes and subcellular regions to assist with medical treatment paradigms, such as hypertension treatment via...
US20160051828 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR OPTOGENETIC THERAPY  
Configurations are described for utilizing light-activated proteins within cell membranes and subcellular regions to assist with medical treatment paradigms, such as hypertension treatment via...
US20160038759 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR OPTOGENETIC THERAPY  
Configurations are described for utilizing light-activated proteins within cell membranes and subcellular regions to assist with medical treatment paradigms, such as hypertension treatment via...
US20160015996 METHODS, SYSTEMS AND DEVICES FOR OPTICAL STIMULATION OF TARGET CELLS USING AN OPTICAL TRANSMISSION ELEMENT  
Stimulation of target cells using light, e.g., in vivo, is implemented using a variety of methods and devices. In one such device, target cells are stimulated using an implantable device. The...
US20150343222 SYSTEMS, METHODS AND DEVICES FOR PAIRED PLASTICITY  
Systems, methods and devices for paired training include timing controls so that training and neural stimulation can be provided simultaneously. Paired trainings may include therapies,...
US20150283402 METHODS AND APPARATUSES FOR TREATING GLAND DYSFUNCTION EMPLOYING HEATED MEDIUM  
A method of treating dry eye includes delivering light energy from outside an eyelid toward the eyelid, and maintaining the delivery of the light energy toward the eyelid for a period of time...
US20130296978 Phototherapy Method for Treating Psoriasis  
A system and method for phototherapy, including skin tanning, lupus phototherapy, teeth whitening, hair growth and psoriasis therapies, are provided. The system includes a chamber adapted for at...
US20120083862 HEADS FOR DERMATOLOGY TREATMENT  
Methods and apparatus for dermatology treatment are provided which involve the use of continuous wave (CW) radiation, preheating of the treatment volume, precooling, cooling during treatment and...
US20110238139 LIGHT DIFFUSING TIP  
A light diffusing tip is provided. The light diffusing tip comprises a housing and a monolithic light scattering medium disposed within the housing. The monolithic light scattering medium...
US20110015549 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TREATING A DISEASED NAIL  
A diseased nail is treated using electromagnetic radiation and/or other forms of energy that are applied to the diseased area to eliminate, substantially eliminate or effectively reduce the source...
US20100016930 LIGHT DIFFUSING TIP  
A light diffusing tip is provided. The light diffusing tip comprises a housing and a monolithic light scattering medium disposed within the housing. The monolithic light scattering medium...
US20070299486 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR THE TREATMENT OF INFECTIOUS DISEASE IN KERATINIZED TISSUE  
Apparatus and methods for the treatment of keratinized tissue infected with a pathogen are provided. In certain examples, electromagnetic energy, such as microwave energy, may be used in the...
US20070255357 NASAL DECOLONIZATION OF MICROBES  
The present invention presents devices, kits, systems and methods that can be used for nasal decolonization of microbes and treatment of MRSA, E. coli, and E. fecalis. For example, it includes a...
US20070129778 Electromagnetic radiation therapy  
An electromagnetic radiation therapy system comprises means for emitting divergent electromagnetic radiation having a wavelength between 950 and 1500 nm and being capable of producing, at the site...
US20070027440 Apparatus and method for photocosmetic and photodermatological treatment  
This invention relates to apparatus for using a lamp for treatment of a patient's skin, which lamp is more efficient then prior such devices and to methods of using lamps for various skin...
US20060265031 Operation indicator for a portable therapy delivery device  
The disclosure describes a system that may be used to deliver a plurality of therapies using one portable device. The system includes an operation indicator that visually indicates the power and...
US20060253177 Device and method for providing phototherapy to the brain  
A therapy apparatus for treating a patient's brain is provided. The therapy apparatus includes a light source having an output emission area positioned to irradiate a portion of the brain with an...
US20060212025 Method and apparatus for acne treatment  
Disclosed is a system and method for treatment of skin disorders. More particularly, the disclosed invention is directed toward the reduction of acne and acne related bacteria using low-intensity...
US20060129209 Method and apparatus for the stimulation of hair growth  
A system for producing hair growth stimulation using light energy, topical compositions, and combinations thereof. By using photomodulation resulting from cellular responses to exposure to...
US20060095096 Interchangeable tips for medical laser treatments and methods for using same  
A typical treatment system for use with tip embodiments includes an optical energy source, such as, for example, a laser. A set of tips may be interchangeably attached to the treatment system, for...
US20060030908 Skin treatment phototherapy device  
A light emitting diode (LED) phototherapy device is disclosed. The phototherapy device may be used in the treatment of various skin conditions. The phototherapy device may include multi-color LEDs...
US20050107851 Device and method for providing phototherapy to the brain  
A therapy apparatus for treating a patient's brain is provided. The therapy apparatus includes a light source having an output emission area positioned to irradiate a portion of the brain with an...
US20160194624 SYSTEM FOR OPTICAL STIMULATION OF TARGET CELLS  
Various systems and methods are implemented for controlling stimulus of a cell. One such method is implemented for optical stimulation of a cell expressing a NpHR ion pump. The method includes the...
US20140309705 System for Optical Stimulation of Target Cells  
Various systems and methods are implemented for controlling stimulus of a cell. One such method is implemented for optical stimulation of a cell expressing a NpHR ion pump. The method includes the...
US20110125078 OPTICAL STIMULATION THERAPY  
A method for delivering optical stimulation comprises transfecting a target tissue with a light-sensitive channel protein sensitive to light in a wavelength range, delivering light in the...
US20090149844 Method And Apparatus For Improved Vascular Related Treatment  
Methods and apparatus are provided for selectively heating blood vessels in a patients skin to effect a desired dermatological (medical or cosmetic) treatment. For shallow vessels, particularly...
US20090048648 Self-sterilizing device  
An insertable medical element may be supportive of evanescent energy for sterilization of a biomaterial. A system including an insertable medical element supportive of evanescent energy may...
US20080015661 Phototherapy Device and System  
Physically flexible radiation-emitting probes and associated illumination methods and systems for delivering radiation or light to the interior of a lumen or cavity. Light-emitting devices are...
US20080015660 Method And Apparatus For Photo-Chemical Oculoplasty/Keratoplasty  
Method and apparatus for performing oculoplasty including applying a photosensitizer solution to a human eye surface includes defining a treatment region within the human eye surface. The...
US20070282404 Side-firing linear optic array for interstitial optical therapy and monitoring using compact helical geometry  
An optical probe has multiple side-firing optical fibers which terminate in a linearly staggered fashion. A central fiber can be used as well. In diagnostic techniques, one fiber can be used as an...
US20070213696 Photocosmetic device  
An apparatus is disclosed for use by a consumer in a non-medical setting that uses at least one low power optical radiation source in a suitable device that can be positioned over a treatment area...
US20070179570 Wearable device and method for providing phototherapy to the brain  
An apparatus is wearable by a patient for treating the patient's brain. The apparatus includes a body which covers at least a portion of the patient's scalp when the apparatus is worn by the...