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Men face a higher prevalence of severe psoriasis

Posted on: November 7, 2017

Researchers have long believed that men are more affected by severe psoriasis than women.  A recently published study of 5,438 Swedish psoriasis patients compared psoriasis registers and gender care costs and concluded that there is a higher prevalence of the … Read More

Exciting research for Home Phototherapy in the works at the University of Pennsylvania

Posted on: November 7, 2017

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) recently awarded an $8.6 million grant to Joel M. Gelfand, MD MSCE, professor of Dermatology and Epidemiology at the Perelman School of Medicine, the University of Pennsylvania.  The purpose of the grant is to … Read More

Relationships between common winter illnesses and dermatology

Posted on: November 7, 2017

As the days shorten in the Northern Hemisphere, the prevalence of influenza and the common cold increase.  There are some interesting relationships between these winter illnesses and chronic dermatological conditions.  This is a relatively broad topic that touches on both common … Read More

Holistic Healing & The Power of Phototherapy

Posted on: October 6, 2017

As a health care provider, you care about your patients’ whole health.  When you have multiple treatment modalities available to treat their skin condition, it is helpful to know that there is an option that is not only effective, but … Read More

Product Spotlight: The 7 Series

Posted on: October 6, 2017

Physicians frequently ask, “Which home units are most often prescribed?”  Its not surprising that the answer is our 7 series panel-style models, which also happen to be the most popular choice of patients.  What makes the 7 Series stand out … Read More

Psoriasis Comorbidities: Making the Connection

Posted on: October 6, 2017

For many years, it has been known that psoriasis patients are prone to a variety of comorbities, including increased cardiovascular disease risk, a risk that has gotten a significant amount of attention in recent publications.  A similar association between psoriasis … Read More

Think Small to Treat Big

Posted on: September 1, 2017

We know you are always on the lookout for better ways to help your psoriasis patients.  Have you ever felt that phototherapy would be a good option but were concerned about treating the patient in a full-body phototherapy cabinet?  The … Read More

Phototherapy & Eye Safety

Posted on: August 31, 2017

August is Cataract Awareness month, Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month, and for North Americans, the first total solar eclipse in 38 years.   All of that in the same month makes for a good opportunity to talk about eye safety … Read More

Talking Treatment Goals & Managing Expectations

Posted on: August 31, 2017

Discussing overall treatment goals with your phototherapy patients can help set realistic expectations and achievable results. Severity of disease, comorbidities, in-office treatment availability, distance from the office and insurance coverage are all important factors that you should discuss with your … Read More

Vitiligo and Thyroid Disease: A Proactive Approach to Controlling Your Health

Posted on: June 21, 2017

From time to time we like to share relevant articles written by our colleagues.  In honor of World Vitiligo Day, we are pleased to share this article, in its entirety, originally published in the Vitiligo Support International’s Summer 2016 newsletter. … Read More