The use of light in the treatment of physical or mental illness.
More example sentences
- As a result, light therapy or phototherapy has been developed.
- Details of previously affected pregnancies - particularly transfusions in the womb, neonatal anaemia, and the need for exchange transfusions or phototherapy - should also be obtained.
- Light therapy, also called phototherapy, has been used to treat seasonal affective disorder since the early 1980s, and it has many benefits.
Definition of phototherapy in:
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