United Nations Headquarters (New York) presentation to the Global Health Impact Forum, 6th May 2014 by co founder James Carroll This 15 minute video starts with an overview of Photobiomodulation and low level light therapy as it relates to his company THOR Photomedicine. Later in the presentation James introduces Lumithera and our treatment for Age related… Continue reading

Begum R, Powner MB, Hudson N, Hogg C, Jeffery G Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London, London, United Kingdom. Abstract Inflammation is an umbrella feature of ageing. It is present in the aged retina and many retinal diseases including age-related macular degeneration (AMD). In ageing and in AMD mitochondrial function declines. In normal ageing this… Continue reading

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Gkotsi D, Begum R, Salt T, Lascaratos G, Hogg C, Chau KY, Schapira AH, Jeffery G. Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London, 11-43 Bath Street, London EC1V 9EL, UK. Moorfields Eye Hospital, UK. Institute of Neurology, University College London, UK. Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London, 11-43 Bath Street, London EC1V 9EL, UK. Abstract Progressive… Continue reading

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Ivandic BT, Ivandic T. University of Heidelberg , Otto Meyerhof Centre, Heidelberg, Germany OBJECTIVE: This case report describes the effects of low-level laser therapy (LLLT) in a single patient with retinitis pigmentosa (RP). Background data: RP is a heritable disorder of the retina, which eventually leads to blindness. No therapy is currently available. METHODS: LLLT… Continue reading

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Tang J, Herda AA, Kern TS. Department of Ophthalmology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Prairie Village, Kansas, USA PURPOSE: Far-red/near-infrared phototherapy or photobiomodulation (PBM) has recently been reported to be an effective and non-invasive treatment method to inhibit lesions of diabetic retinopathy (DR) in animals. This study investigated the safety and efficacy of PBM in… Continue reading

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Natoli R, Valter K, Barbosa M, Dahlstrom J, Rutar M, Kent A, Provis J The John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia ; ARC Centre of Excellence in Vision Science, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia ; ANU Medical School, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital… Continue reading

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Mii S, Kim C, Matsui H, Oharazawa H, Shi wa T, Takahashi H, Sakamoto A. Department of Anesthesiology, Nippon Medical School. Japan Abstract The authors applied near-infrared low-level laser irradiation (LLLI) directed to the stellate ganglion (SG) and to the common carotid artery (CCA), and compared the effects on central retinal artery blood flow using… Continue reading

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Natoli R, Zhu Y, Valter K, Bisti S, Eells J, Stone J Division of Biomedical Sciences & Biochemistry, Research School of Biology, Australian National University, Sydney, Australia. riccardo.natoli@anu.edu.au PURPOSE: To identify the genes and noncoding RNAs (ncRNAs) involved in the neuroprotective actions of a dietary antioxidant (saffron) and of photobiomodulation (PBM). METHODS: We used a… Continue reading

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Albarracin R, Eells J, Valter K Research School of Biology. Purpose. We tested the hypothesis that near-infrared (NIR) light treatment (photobiomodulation) would attenuate bright light damage in the albino rat retina. Methods. Young adult Sprague-Dawley (SD) albino rats were raised in dim (5lx) cyclic light then exposed to bright (1000lx) continuous light for 24h. Animals… Continue reading

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Julio C Rojas, F Gonzalez-Lima University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station A8000, Austin, TX 78712, USA Abstract: Low-level light therapy (LLLT) using red to near-infrared light energy has gained attention in recent years as a new scientific approach with therapeutic applications in ophthal- mology, neurology, and psychiatry. The ongoing therapeutic revolution spearheaded by… Continue reading

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