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Red Light MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Red Light
Tree Number(s)
G01.358.500.505.650.809
G01.590.540.837
G01.750.250.650.809
G01.750.770.578.809
Unique ID
D000095742
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000095742
Scope Note
That portion of the electromagnetic spectrum with wavelengths between 620 to 750 nm. Red light is used therapeutically to improve the appearance of SKIN by reducing wrinkles, scars, redness, and ACNE. It is often used in conjunction with PHOTOSENSITIZING AGENTS for PHOTOCHEMOTHERAPY.
Previous Indexing
Light (1963-2023)
See Also
Low-Level Light Therapy
Photochemotherapy
Public MeSH Note
2024
History Note
2024
Entry Combination
therapeutic use:Phototherapy
Date Established
2024/01/01
Date of Entry
2023/07/26
Revision Date
2023/03/16
Entry Combination
therapeutic use:Phototherapy

Allowable Qualifiers
Red Light Preferred
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