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How can I use the Photon for targeted therapy?Updated 4 days ago

The Photon™ is our single light panel created for targeted therapy. It will not give you the same profuse sweat and studied detox of a sauna like our Luminati™ or Faraday™. 


Directly aimed at head/neck: Use up to 10 minutes at a distance of 12 - 24 inches from the head or throat. We DO NOT recommend using it longer than 10 minutes per session directly on the head. The best rule of thumb: space direct head sessions an hour apart. See 'moving around' instructions below. 

Other areas of the body: Use from 5 - 60 minutes per area at a distance of 12 - 24 inches up to ten times per day. See 'moving around' instructions below. 

Moving around the area: Once your area and distance are set, move the emission around the area during the treatment, every 3-10 minutes based on the time you are working that area. You can move the panel around or, if the panel is in a fixed position, you may want to move the body. Keeping the bulb on one spot for more than a few minutes causes a slight reddening of the skin that will go away quickly and is not harmful. Do not touch the Bulb Guard nor bulb and do not keep it on one spot if you feel a burning sensation. We suggest allowing the area to become as hot as you can comfortably tolerate. 

Here's an example of a session on the quad muscles: start at 15 inches away, seated on your couch. The panel is up by your hip. In 5 minutes you move the panel down closer to your knee. in 5 more minutes you move the panel to the middle of your thigh on the inside of the leg, you leave it here for 3 minutes. You stand up, tilt the panel to point at the back of your quad thigh for another 3 minutes. Turn off your light, your quad session is done! You moved the panel around and performed 16 minutes on the quad from 3 directions. 

Multiple body areas a session: You can do a session of separate parts in series (read: 10 minutes on the head, 10 minutes on the forearm, 15 minutes on the hands) and then take your break. Come back and do another session. When moving from one body part to another, respect the time limit especially on the head.

Multiple sessions a day for adults: The best rule of thumb for adults is one hour break in between sessions. A session can be the same body parts or others as well, up to 10 times a day.

You can also use the Photon™ for ambient lighting before dawn or after sunset without the circadian rhythm disrupting blue wavelengths. In the daytime, use your panel for environmental therapy: the constant red emission can balance the damaging effects of junk lighting exposure. 

Many customers do this in their home or at the office desk and report relief from sinus infection, joint pain, wound healing like aiding with a newly sprained ankle, skin rejuvenation, headaches, gut inflammation, helping with edema, and more.


Amp up the intensity of your sauna sessions or give special attention to cold feet with a Photon in your Luminati® or Faraday® Sauna. Also, many customers now choose to add a 3-Bulb Tungsten Panel instead of a Photon to their existing SaunaSpace for the ultimate power upgrade: a 7-Bulb SaunaSpace Super Sauna.

With the Photon:

With the 3-Bulb Tungsten Panel, which can be located above or below the standard 4-Bulb Panel:


Use the Photon as part of your morning routine to help get energized for your day by using a light that evokes the rising sun, especially during winter months or cloudy days.


Ease the exhaustion of long days at the computer by counteracting the flickering blue light of your screens. Our PhotonTM Desk Arm saves precious desk space and helps you find the perfect angle.


Escape the strain of harsh indoor lights with a PhotonTM that evokes the warm tones of sunset.


  • You can perform up to 10 targeted sessions a day
  • All panels are designed to be used Vertically - DO NOT Place upside down/ Horizontal
  • Only use for 10 minutes per hour on the head or throat.
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