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COLLL starts LLLT-trainings in Iran

On the 2`nd and 3`rd March 2017 will start a Seminar & Workshops in various areas of Low Level Laser Therapy (L.L.L.T.) in Tehran– IRAN. They are organized by Faran Tech Int., a hi-tech start-up in the field of Medical Laser Technology.

Lecturers in March 2017

Mr Weber, Director of the Centre for TCM and Mitochondrial Medicine in Senden  (Germany) and co-director of COLLL, is considered as an expert in the field of “mitochondrial medicine” in Europe.
lllt news • 09.02.2017


Success with transcranial LLLT in Patients with DOC

The department Neurological Rehabilitation of the university clinic Charité in Berlin/Germany (Prof. Dr. med Stefan Hesse, Dr. Cordula Werner) published their new study on the effects of Near Infrared Lasertherapy (NI-LT) in severe cases of DOC (Disorders of Consciousness). Disorders of consciousness are caused by craniocerebral traumas (traumatic brain injury), hypoxia and stroke.

lllt research • 18.04.2016

Laser acupuncture for treating musculoskeletal pain

An exciting review has been released featuring 33 studies designed to evaluate the effects of laser acupuncture on pain and functional outcomes when it is used to treat musculoskeletal disorders. A recent report estimated that 1.7 billion individuals globally are affected by various kinds of musculoskeletal problems, and highlighted the considerable impact of chronic pain and disabilities upon these individuals.

The key findings in the review support the continued use of laser acupuncture for treating musculoskeletal pain.

laser acupuncture • 23.02.2016

Laserakupunktur und innovative Lasermedizin

Laserakupunktur und innovative Lasermedizin

Prof. Dr. Litscher und Dr. Frank Bahr

Zum internationalen Jahr des Lichts haben wir noch eine Neuerscheinung zum Thema: In diesem Grundlagenwerk von Prof. Bahr und Prof. Litscher, beide Koryphäen der klassischen Akupunktur, erfahren Sie die wissenschaftlichen Hintergründe und auch die praktische Anwendung der Laserakupunktur.

Das Buch ist im September 2015 bei Urban & Fischer Verlag/Elsevier GmbH erschienen und über Amazon erhältlich.

lllt new release • 27.11.2015

Low Level Lasertherapie – Grundlagen und Praxis moderner Photomedizin

Low Level Lasertherapie – Grundlagen und Praxis moderner Photomedizin

von Wolfgang Bringmann

Der Klassiker von Wolfgang Bringmann „Low Level Lasertherapie – Licht kann heilen“ hat seit 2000 vier Auflagen erlebt. Wolfgang Bringmann gilt in Deutschland als einer der führenden Experten auf dem Gebiet der LLLT. Er hat ihr Potenzial bereits in 1990-er Jahren erkannt und seither unzählige Beobachtungsstudien zu den unterschiedlichsten Anwendungen durchgeführt und dokumentiert.
lllt new release • 18.09.2015

Don’t be confused: class 4 lasers are not LLLT!

Class 3 and, for the past few years, class 4 lasers have been available on the laser therapy market. What’s the difference? Which are better?

Low-level laser therapy means light therapy with c o l d, low-energy and coherent light. This light is safe, because it does not heat the tissue. Therefore it belongs to laser class 3B! Here light is discharged in the milliwatt range (up to a maximum of 500 mW). More …

lllt forum • 28.07.2015

Professor Pekka Pöntinen

In memoriam

The great pioneer of Laser Acu­punc­ture is no more!

Professor Pekka Pöntinen, MD, PhD, 1932 - 2015 will be widely missed!

By Felix Kramer, Switzerland

Pekka Pöntinen lived in Tampere, Finland, was married and had 5 children and 5 grandchildren, he spoke and taught fluently in Finnish, German, Swedish and English and was widely appreciated for his many years of international experience in teaching and applying Laser in Acupuncture.
lllt news • 02.07.2015

Medizinische Low-Level-Lasertherapie – Grundlagen und klinische Anwendung

Medizinische Low-Level-Lasertherapie – Grundlagen und klinische Anwendung

von Hans Michael Weber, Robert Weber und Martin Junggenauer

Das über 700 Seiten umfassende Buch der ISLA-Research Group (ISLA=International Society of Laser Applications) ist die deutlich erweiterte 2. Auflage seiner Vorgängerversion von 2014. Das Buch ist nach den verschiedenen Anwendungstechniken der LLLT gegliedert.
lllt new release • 15.06.2015

Laser Phototherapy – Clinical practice and Scientific Background

The classic in LLLT-Literature is now available in an updated edition

"The New Laser Therapy Handbook" from Lars Hode and Jan Tunér is the classic in the field of LLLT. The scientific documentation about the effects of Laser Phototherapy is rapidly increasing, with some 250 new scientific papers published annually on PubMed.

There was therefore a need for an updated version of this popular book. Now Prima Books is offering an updated version with 960 pages and 2500 scientific references and with a new title.
lllt new release • 01.03.2015

Laser therapy in the treatment of the eye!

New studies on LLLT in the treatment of eye diseases create a sensation

In the past two years studies on an area of application of LLLT have been published that was previously absolutely taboo. Direct irradiation of the eye had been considered the ultimate contraindication since the beginning of LLLT.

Now this taboo has been broken, and there are signs in research that eye diseases may become significant indications of LLLT in the future.
lllt research • 01.09.2014

New studies on LLLT in the treatment of eye diseases create a sensation

New studies on LLLT in the treatment of eye diseases create a sensation

In the past two years studies on an area of application of LLLT have been published that was previously absolutely taboo. Direct irradiation of the eye had been considered the ultimate contraindication since the beginning of LLLT.

Now this taboo has been broken, and there are signs in research that eye diseases may become significant indications of LLLT in the future.
lllt research • 01.09.2014

Laser acupuncture is more than needle replacement

Laser acupuncture in the treatment of depression, temporomandibular disorder (TMD) and asthma in children: new studies document its effectiveness.

Up until now, research into laser acupuncture has focused on whether its effectiveness is equal to that of conventional needle acupuncture. During the past ten years, numerous studies on this comparison have appeared using modern neurophysiological and neurobiological methods with whose help it was possible to measure evidence-based effects of needle and laser acupuncture.
laser acupuncture • 01.04.2014

Handbook of Photomedicine

Handbook of Photomedicine


Up—to-date and comprehensive: with the recently published Handbook of Photomedicine (edited by M. Hamblin and Y. Huang) we finally have a reference book that collects the many scattered fronts of the biomedical research of light under one roof – that of photomedicine.
lllt new release • 15.11.2013

Hilfe bei AMD

"Hilfe bei AMD" (Help with AMD) has been published

The new book Hilfe bei AMD: Die integrative Therapie der altersbedingten Makulade­generation by Dr. med. Volkmar Kreisel was recently published. A practical guide for those affected by the disease, it describes, among other things, the treatment of age-related macula degeneration with low-level laser light. It can be ordered from Amazon and is only available in German as yet.
lllt new release • 31.10.2103

Diabetic foot ulcers

Significant reduction of the percentage of the wound area as a result of co-intervention with LLLT in addition to the guideline-based standard therapy (RCT 2012)

Since 2012 there has finally been a clinical study on promoting wound healing with LLLT when dealing with difficult-to-heal wounds. While LLLT is already used in addition to the standard therapy in some wound care centres, it is still often controversial, as it has only been legitimized by many years of experience.

lllt wound study • 01.06.2013

New focus in LLLT research: rehabilitation medicine

A new, trendsetting LLLT research focus is on successes in transcranial LLLT in the treatment of traumatic brain injuries. In this video, photomedical researcher Prof. Michael Hamblin provides an introduction to the state of research in the photochemical processes induced by LLLT which are involved in the promising therapy results. Michael Hamblin, PhD, is chief researcher at the Wellmann Center for Photomedicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital and a professor of dermatology at the Harvard Medical School.
lllt research • 01.05.2013