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Brain stimulation involves the use of a stimulant to activate or inhibit one or more brain functions. The stimulant can be invasive or noninvasive. Thus, brain or neurostimulation using noninvasive stimulants falls into noninvasive brain stimulation category. Therefore, brain stimulation using invasive stimulants falls into invasive neurostimulation category.

Photobiomodulation is a non-invasive form of neurostimulation.  This form of photobiomodulation has a title of transcranial photobiomodulation or tPBM, and is the least invasive method of brain stimulation. It utilizes the near-infrared light (NIR) to penetrate through the cranial and to deliver the NIR energy to the neurones.

Brain light therapy or tPBM is undergoing extensive research and is a part of numerous clinical trials and research studies. This research has a variety of directions and focus. Some researchers study effects of tPBM on neurodegenerative disorders, like Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease. Others, study applications of tPBM for athletic and physical performance. Thus, potential applications of tPBM are expending as scientists learn more and understand its effects better.

Vielight is playing an important role in making tPBM accessible to consumers. Vielight is a leader in design and manufacturing of user-friendly brain stimulation devices for home-use. Furthermore, all Vielight devices are classified as general wellness devices according to the FDA guidelines. Last, but not least, some of Vielight photobiomodulation devices are studied in a number of clinical trials and research studies for various indications.

Elderly Cognitive Decline and Brain Photobiomodulation

A growing problem facing the elderly – age-related cognitive decline Several factors of brain aging and age-related cognitive decline Brain photobiomodulation (PBM) and mitochondrial function Brain PBM and metabolic effects Brain PBM and anti-inflammatory effects Brain PBM leads to a reduction in neuronal excitotoxicity Brain PBM increases cerebral vascularity and oxygenation Published research – Brain [...]

Elderly Cognitive Decline and Brain Photobiomodulation2022-05-25T12:36:18-04:00

X-Plus 3: Exponential Performance

Whether you are seeking to improve mental performance (brain photobiomodulation) or body resilience and functions (systemic photobiomodulation), the X-Plus 3 on its own or in combination with a Neuro model will go a long way to help you. X-Plus 3 Components The X-Plus 3 consists of 4 main modules: the X-Plus Head module, the X-Plus [...]

X-Plus 3: Exponential Performance2022-04-25T01:22:40-04:00

Brain Waves and Their Usefulness

Introduction At Vielight, we work tirelessly to offer products that are helpful to improve brain functions. A large part of this relates to the use of photobiomodulation (PBM) to modulate brain waveforms. Here we share why this understanding is useful, starting with the neurofeedback practitioners’ perspective. Neurofeedback training and the brain  Every brain is unique. [...]

Brain Waves and Their Usefulness2022-03-09T22:05:14-05:00

Brain Stimulation: Neurofeedback and Photobiomodulation

“tPBM has become a central element in my protocol design process. I find it to be an excellent complement to the functional support provided by neurofeedback.” “Helping brains develop new connections which support better function is an important part of neurofeedback training. Based on emerging research, tPBM can potentially support the growth of those new [...]

Brain Stimulation: Neurofeedback and Photobiomodulation2022-02-14T09:27:47-05:00

Understanding the Vielight Neuro 3

More than half a decade has flown by since we launched the first Vielight Neuro, it is an appropriate time to review and affirm the reasons for its design. As the pioneers of transcranial-intranasal brain photobiomodulation technology, there are several key reasons why our latest mode, the Vielight Neuro 3 is positioned to continue delivering [...]

Understanding the Vielight Neuro 32022-04-11T22:58:48-04:00

Combining Neurofeedback with Photobiomodulation

What can be achieved by combining neurofeedback with photobiomodulation?   A creative and curious mind can be a beginning of something new, something important, even something big. This is as true in the field of arts as it is in the field of sciences. This article offers one more testament to these observations. Penijean Gracefire [...]

Combining Neurofeedback with Photobiomodulation2022-02-09T13:40:46-05:00

Brain Stimulation Devices Boosting General Wellness

General wellness devices come in many forms and colours. Some sleek, some quirky-looking, they are useful gadgets, which can be helpful for your wellbeing. Brain stimulation and neural modulation are only two of the areas where new generations of general wellness devices are gaining footprint. Only a few years ago brain stimulation was a closed [...]

Brain Stimulation Devices Boosting General Wellness2022-01-25T11:06:25-05:00

Brain Stimulation with Light Energy

Brain stimulation is a term that may sound both familiar and distant to many. What about the terms brain stimulation using light energy or non-invasive brain stimulation? How about transcranial photobiomodulation? Often enough you hear words that seem simple to understand, but, somehow, they create a fuzzy aura of vagueness and mystery. This is particularly [...]

Brain Stimulation with Light Energy2021-06-01T15:59:26-04:00

Can Light Therapy Help the Brain?

Brain photobiomodulation or transcranial photobiomodulation (tPBM) is the process of using near-infrared (NIR) light to improve brain functions. For example, cognitive activity and mental acuity are some of the functions that can be improved. The tPBM is a bioenergetics process which affects cellular functions. Thus, it stimulates the photosensitive cytochrome c oxidase enzyme within mitochondria [...]

Can Light Therapy Help the Brain?2021-06-01T16:00:06-04:00

Can Light Penetrate the Skull?

“Can light penetrate the skull and reach the brain?”, is a common question that skeptics and scientists share. Thankfully, current research indicates that light energy can reach the brain, and this depends on several variables - such as wavelength and power density. As such, this article will attempt to clarify the mechanisms that play a [...]

Can Light Penetrate the Skull?2022-01-24T02:49:40-05:00

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