Desk SAD Lights Archives

Verilux VT05FWW1 HappyLight Energy Lamp

Rating: ★★★★☆

For those who suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, the Verilux VT05FWW1 HappyLight Energy Lamp is a great choice for a desktop light. Its Natural Spectrum light simulates natural daylight to increase mood, energy, and overall well-being. The HappyLight 5000’s safe and effective light can be used either all day long or in shorter sessions of light treatment.

  • Can be used all day or in shorter light therapy sessions
  • Compact design that can be placed anywhere
  • Safely emulates natural daylight to improve well-being
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Review: Caribbean Sun Box Light Therapy SAD Sunbox

Caribbean Sun Box Light Therapy SAD Sunbox

Rating: ★★★★½

The Caribbean Sun Box Light Therapy SAD Sunbox is great for those who want a small, sturdy white light SAD light that uses LEDs and only 9 watts of power.  It’s a very basic unit, but it shines at 10000 LUX and it filters out all UV rays.

  • Uses LEDs, no bulbs
  • Energy efficient, uses less than 9 watts of power
  • Great craftsmanship, box made out of leightweight steel
  • Weighs less than 3 pounds
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Litebook Elite Hand-Held Light Therapy Device

Rating: ★★★★½

The Litebook Elite Hand-Held Light Therapy Device is an extremely portable device with a few high quality features that make it well worth the price.  Because of its small size, Litebook gave it a custom designed lens and diffusion system that works together with its high powered LED lights to emit a bright field of therapy for you.

  • Extremely portable
  • Utilized powerful LED lights with a custom lens to deliver high quality therapy
  • Has a timer at 15, 30, 45, 60 minutes
  • Rechargeable battery included
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Northern Light Technologies NLT-TRV TRAVelite

Rating: ★★★★☆

The Northern Light Technologies NLT-TRV TRAVelite is a good choice for those who want a simple-designed desk SAD light that can be easily taken with you on the go.

  • Slim and sleek design, looks good on a desk
  • Extremely light at 2.5 lbs, uses less that 50 watts of power
  • Basic features, no fancy gizmo’s
  • Huge warranty
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Syrcadian Blue SB-1000 SAD Light Therapy Device

Rating: ★★★★½

The Syrcadian Blue SB-1000 SAD Light Therapy Device is best for those who are looking for a better way to use light therapy in front of their computer or in their car.  It’s often difficult to have a light therapy device good effective angle using other lamps while you’re doing work, this is exactly what this model aims to fix.

  • Blue light therapy, triggers receptors in back of the eye that regulate serotonin and melatonin levels
  • Attaches to laptop, LCD screen, or car visor
  • Affordable, great ratings
  • Basic, no extra features
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Sphere Gadget Technologies SP9882 Lightphoria Sad Light

Rating: ★★★★½

The Sphere Gadget Technologies SP9882 Lightphoria SAD Light is great for those who want a well built portable light therapy device that doesn’t cost of a ton of money.  It has the basic features and 10000 LUX of brightness that you expect out of any SAD light on the market.

  • Extremely portable, well built
  • 10000 LUX of white light at 12-15 inches of distance, should use 15-30 minutes a day
  • Safe, eliminates UV rays
  • Has built in timer for 15, 30, 45, and 60 minutes therapy sessions
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Rating: ★★★★½

The Verilux HappyLite Deluxe Sunshine Simulator is great for those for who are looking for an effective white light therapy solution for your desk or sitting area.  It also has a nice contemporary design, so it won’t be an eye sore in your work space.

  • Shines at 10000 LUX within 12 inches
  • Can be portable
  • Doesn’t flicker, make noise, or produce glare
  • Lots of happy reviews
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Review: Day-Light Sky Light Therapy Lamp

Day-Light Sky SAD Lamp

Rating: ★★★★½

The Day-Light Sky Light Therapy Lamp is much like the Uplift Technologies DL930, but with a very minor differences.  The Day-Light Sky is perfect for those want to have a non-portable light therapy lamp to sit on a desk or in an area where they can do a therapy session for 20-30 minutes.

  • Shines at 10000 LUX within 12 inches
  • Height adjustable
  • Very sturdy, built well
  • Good for short sessions
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NatureBright SunTouch Plus Light and Ion Therapy Lamp

Rating: ★★★★½

The NatureBright SunTouch Plus Light and Ion Therapy Lamp is perfect for those who wants a more affordable light therapy solution for their desk, sitting areas, or next to their bed.  It’ll also appeal to those who want to take advantage of negative ions and their benefits.

  • Shines 10000 LUX at 12-15 inches
  • Fills room with negative ions, known to promote a less stressful environment
  • Comes with a 15, 40, 45, 60 timer
  • More affordable
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Rating: ★★★★½

The Carex Health Brands DL930 Day-Light SAD Lamp is great for those who find having a lamp in a desk or sitting area a lot more useful than a portable solution.  It delivers at 10000 LUX within 12 inches and has a very nice aesthetic appeal.

  • Sturdy and eye pleasing design
  • Shines at 10000 LUX at 12 inches
  • UV, glare, and flicker free
  • Good for 20-30 minute light therapy sessions
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