Light Therapy Glasses Can Cure Seasonal Affective Disorder
The device shines fake sunlight into the wearer's peripheral vision to help eliminate blues associated with lack of Vitamin D.
Seasonal Affective Disorder affects millions of people in the country. As the season gets darker and colder, people who are susceptible to the disorder also start to feel lethargic, sleepy, moody and depressed. Some of the treatment for Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD includes phototherapy or light therapy, psychotherapy, and medications.
The most common treatment for SAD is light therapy, which involves using special lamps or light boxes that mimic the effects of sunlight. People with the disorder are directed to expose themselves to the light for several hours each day.