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LumiThera to Expand Research into Diabetic Retinopathy for Valeda® Light Delivery System

SEATTLE, Feb. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — LumiThera Inc., a commercial stage medical device company delivering photobiomodulation (PBM) treatment for ocular disorders and diseases, today announced it has initiated further studies with the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to establish the use of their Photobiomodulation platform in Diabetic Retinopathy (DR).

Valeda® Light Delivery System

“Recent research in our labs in both preclinical and clinical areas have indicated potential in treating diabetic edema with PBM,” stated Janis Eells, Ph.D., Professor, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. “Our work shows that early PBM benefits in reducing the detrimental effects of high glucose on retinal cells and early human data is now starting to show benefits in the clinical setting.”

DR is the leading cause of blindness in the world. The International Diabetes Foundation 2019 Fact Sheet estimated that globally 463 million people have diabetes now, and future estimates … Continue reading

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Nursing students hope to treat opioid addiction with light therapy

Shepherd University nursing students will use light therapy to help fight the opioid epidemic.

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. (WDVM) — Shepherd University’s school of nursing hosted a photo-biomodulation therapy and wound management conference on Wednesday.

The conference discussed techniques in using light therapy to treat opioid addiction. the nursing school was recently awarded grant money from HRSA Anew, which will be used to fund studies to help find ways to fight West Virginia’s opioid crisis.

“We try to do as many things as we can to help the students to prepare to be able to treat the patients and to be able to impact the opioid epidemic at some point,” said Dr. Kelly Watson Huffer Assistant Professor at Shepherd University School of Nursing.

At the conference, students were able to practice using equipment that would be used for light therapy methods.

Source: www.localdvm.com

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Former UPMC cancer doctor trades medical practice for private enterprise

Dwight Heron and his NovoTHOR podDwight Heron, former director of oncology at UPMC International, co-founded REDjuvenate LLC, a company that uses photobiomodulation to treat skin problems, muscle aches and pains and other issues.

Dr. Heron, a noted radiation oncologist, said he is finishing his UPMC career with a six-month sabbatical. Dr. Heron’s center is the first in the region to use NovoTHOR equipment.

“After a few treatments, you begin seeing the effect,” Dr. Heron said about photobiomodulation therapy. “We think there’s some real opportunities here.”

Read the full article on Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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LumiThera Enrolls First Patient in the U.S. Multi-Center, LIGHTSITE III Clinical Study to Treat Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration

SEATTLE, Oct. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — LumiThera Inc., a commercial stage medical device company delivering photobiomodulation (PBM) treatment for ocular disorders and disease, today announced it has begun enrolling patients in a multi-center United States clinical study in dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) patients.

Valeda® Light Delivery System

The randomized, multi-center study called LIGHTSITE III enrolled and treated the first patient at Cumberland Valley Retina in Hagerstown, Maryland. The United States study is being conducted in leading retinal centers throughout the United States. The study will enroll approximately 100 patients suffering from dry AMD and treat them over the course of two years. In addition to demonstrating safety, key efficacy endpoints include visual acuity, contrast sensitivity and reduction of drusen deposits.

In February, the company announced that the National Institute of Health and the division of the National Eye Institute was providing a $2.5M grant to partially support the U.S. study.

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Talking Evidence with THOR Photomedicine

THOR Photomedicine work with leading universities and hospitals around the world, providing up to date research data and cutting edge knowledge on training courses. This 2 minute video gives you a small taste/overview of what you can expect attending our one day Photobiomodulation workshop course.

Register today for our comprehensive training and equip yourself with the tools to heal and relieve pain.

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Lorne Brown talks to James Carroll about Photobiomodulation

Short 5 minute preview of the full interview with Lorne Brown from Healthy Seminars and James Carroll, Founder and CEO of THOR Laser Photomedicine.

Lorne Brown talks to James Carroll about Photobiomodulation (aka laser acupuncture)

Short preview of the full interview with Lorne Brown and James Carroll, Founder and CEO of THOR Laser Photomedicine. Tune in on Tuesday 29th @ 10am PST for the full interview (transcript of the interview will be available on the day).Check out more photobiomodulation CEU / PDA / CPD approved webinars on Healthy Seminars: https://www.healthyseminars.com

Posted by Healthy Seminars on Friday, January 25, 2019

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Training with THOR Photomedicine

THOR Photomedicine provide the best Photobiomodulation (PBM) / low level laser therapy (LLLT) training in the world. This 2 minute video gives you a small taste/overview of what you can expect attending our one day Photobiomodulation workshop course.

View current photobiomodulation therapy training dates in your location.

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