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BIOPTRON Pro 1 - SPECIAL FEATURES

BIOPTRON Pro 1

S H E D L I G H T O N T H E PA I N !

Elegant and modern design ensures the BIOPTRON Pro 1 will suit any home

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Device head can rotate through 360° allowing it to be used in any position Has a precision display to allow treatments to be timed down to the nearest second (30 s) Energy save due to auto switch off and integrated sleep-mode.

Protective Cover Easy adjustment of device height

Integrated distance holder to ensure correct setting during use

Ergonomic table stand allows a comfortable treatment. A supportive mat is available for an even more convenient treatment.

PAG-990 The modern design fits in professional as well as in home environments.

BIOPTRON Pro 1 Color Light Therapy: set of 7 color filters

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Convenient and easily adjustable floor stand: easy adjustment of height and arm length allows precise and user-friendly positioning for the treatment of all parts of the body (optional available wheels).

BIOPTRON Pro 1 Technical Data • • • • • • •

Filter diameter Power supply Power consumption Rated power of halogen Protective class Device Type Weight

• Ambient temperatures

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- Operation - Storage • Light intensity • Wavelength • Degree of polarization • Specific power density • Light energy per minute • CE Labelling

BIOPTRON AG is a Swiss company that specialises in the field of light therapy. 11 cm 100-240 V~, 50/60 Hz 90 VA 50 W Class II , IP 20 Type B with table stand 3.4 kg with floor stand 7.8 kg from + 10°C to + 40°C from - 30°C to + 45°C min.10,000 lux 480-3400 nm > 95% (590-1550 nm) av. 40 mW/cm2 av. 2.4 Joule/cm2

For further information, please contact BIOPTRON AG - Light Therapy System, Sihleggstrasse 23, CH-8832 Wollerau, Switzerland. light@bioptron.com - www.bioptron.com - www.zepter.com


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HOW CAN BIOPTRON LIGHT THERAPY HELP YOU?

BIOPTRON LIGHT THERAPY

THE LIGHT WHICH TURNS AROUND YOUR NEEDS

BIOPTRON Pro 1 can be used as a complementary treatment for a variety of common conditions

BIOPTRON Light Therapy is an exciting and innovative technology that offers cost-effective treatment for a variety of medical conditions, and can be used in the comfort of your own home.

Pain relief

Wound healing

It can help to reduce the severity of symptoms in Rheumatology, Physiotherapy and Sports Medicine: • Relieve pain or decrease its intensity • Strengthen muscles and restore range of movement

The BIOPTRON Light Therapy System optical devices are emitting a distinctive type of light, which focuses on the favourable features of natural sunlight without ultraviolet radiation and its potential harmful effects.

It can help to promote wound healing by: • Encouraging the growth of cells • Encouraging the closure of wounds • Encouraging a better quality of scar tissue

Use • Who can use the BIOPTRON Pro 1? Everyone. Light Therapy using the BIOPTRON Pro 1 can be used by men and women of all age groups. Light therapy may help younger people with the healing of minor cuts/bruises, as well as in the recovery from sports injuries.

Neck and shoulder pain It can help in the reduction of pain from chronic injuries of the muscles around the neck and shoulders

Light Therapy Light has been used to promote healing since ancient times and nowadays light therapy is used as a successful treatment in modern medicine. In more recent times, scientists have identified certain properties of sunlight that are believed to have beneficial effects on the human body. Technology engineered to re-create these properties is present in BIOPTRON’s Light Therapy System. Today modern technology allows to combine these natural properties with technical modifications in gentle and effective BIOPTRON Light Therapy System.

UV light

Visible light

How does BIOPTRON Light Therapy work? When the BIOPTRON device is held over the skin surface, energy from the emitted light penetrates the underlying layers. This causes biological reactions to occur within the various tissues (skin, muscle, blood vessels, nerves, etc.). Due to biostimulative effects of BIOPTRON Light when applied on the skin, it stimulates light-sensitive intracellular structures and molecules. BIOPTRON Light Therapy acts in a natural way by supporting the regenerative capacity of the body and therefore helps the body to release its own healing potential.

Backache It can help to reduce the common problem of lower back pain

• Optimal penetration of light through the surface of the skin • No damage to the skin and underlying tissue • No known negative side effects

BIOPTRON Light Therapy: • • • •

Flexible: The device can be used on various parts of the body surface Fast: Each treatment session lasts for only 4-10 minutes Simple: The device is easy to set up and effortless to use Comfortable: Light therapy is painless and can be enjoyed in your own home

pain, rheumatism).

• Is the BIOPTRON Pro 1 easy to use? Yes. The BIOPTRON Pro 1 has been specifically designed to make it simple to use. It is easy to set up and needs only minimal assembly.

• Can I treat any part of my body using the BIOPTRON Pro 1?

Yes. The BIOPTRON Pro 1 is easily adjustable for optimum positioning over any part of the body surface.

How long should each BIOPTRON Light Therapy session be? BIOPTRON Light Therapy should be adapted for each individual user. The duration of your treatment session (and of your entire treatment course) depends primarily on your

Skin Layers

Sports injuries It can help to reduce pain from aching muscles/joints, promote joint movement and provide additional therapy for muscle sprains/strains, contusions, ligament and muscle tears, tendonitis

• Improve microcirculation • Reinforce the human defence system • Stimulate regenerative and reparative processes of the entire organism

The special characteristics of BIOPTRON Light allows:

various joint/muscle conditions (e.g. backache, neck/shoulder

Grafting

Burns

BIOPTRON Light Therapy can:

What are the benefits of BIOPTRON Light Therapy?

Minor cuts, bruises & abrasions.

BIOPTRON Light

The main effects of BIOPTRON Light Therapy are: • Pain reduction • Promotion of tissue repair and regeneration (wound healing)

Older men and women may find light therapy to help in easing pain from

Seasonal affective disorders

Infrared light

BIOPTRON Light wavelength [λ] nm

Dermatological disorders and skin problems Atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, herpes simplex and zoster, superficial bacterial infections, acne, mucosal lesions

The Cell

Relaxation Enjoy the relaxing and stimulating effects of BIOPTRON Light Therapy for the whole body

Pressure ulcers (bed sores and decubitus) caused for example by prolonged immobility Wounds following an operation (post-surgical wounds)

Venous leg ulcers caused for example by circulatory problems Stimulation of regenerative and reparative processes of the entire organism

specific health problem and the body area to be treated. In general, BIOPTRON Light Therapy should be applied once or twice each day (e.g. every morning and/or evening) for 4 to 10 minutes, or according to the instructions of your physician.

Safety • Should I see my doctor before I use the BIOPTRON Pro 1?

Depending on your condition we recommend that you consult with a physician before using BIOPTRON Light Therapy, to determine whether this treatment is suitable for you or whether you require alternative medical treatment.

• Does BIOPTRON Light Therapy have any side effects?

There are no known adverse side effects of BIOPTRON Light Therapy. In paediatrics • Dermal affections • Endogenous eczema • Upper respiratory tract infections • Allergic respiratory diseases • Musculoskeletal disorders • Neurological disorders and deficits

BIOPTRON Light can be applied to any part of the body - Examples of possible applications are shown in the figure

• Can I use the BIOPTRON Pro 1 if I am taking medication?

To date, light therapy using the BIOPTRON Pro 1 is not known to have any interactions with medication.

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