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Phototherapy

The skin itch is driving me crazy! What can I do

Phototherapy Sunlight is the simplest form of phototherapy. Sunbathing with appropriate skin care recommended by a dermatologist improves many cases of mild to moderate psoriasis. Ultraviolet wavelengths are the effective part of sunlight. Ultraviolet light of specific B-spectrum wavelengths has been demonstrated effective in clearing psoriasis lesions after a series of treatments. Through this web site you can select home UVB phototherapy equipment that are affordable and the most effective light treatments available. The UVB […]

What is photo therapy or PUVA for severe psoriasis?

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What is photo therapy or PUVA for severe psoriasis? Severe cases of psoriasis often require photo therapy at a hospital or specialized clinic for about 2-3 weeks. (This type of treatment plan is called the Goeckerman therapy.) First, an application of coal tar ointment  sensitizes your skin. Your skin is then exposed to ultraviolet light. Coal-tar when exposed on your skin and ultraviolet light or sunlight will simply burn away the patches, layers of scaly […]