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Using Phototherapy and Lotions… The Do’s and Don’ts

Posted on: March 28, 2019

    The symptoms of psoriasis can leave the skin dry, scaly, and itchy, and it is natural for patients to want to soothe these symptoms with an over-the-counter lotion. However, when utilizing phototherapy, we recommend a few helpful tips … Read More

Teenagers, Psoriasis, and Self-Esteem

Posted on: March 14, 2019

Being a teenager comes with plenty of struggles and hardships in and of itself. Body changes occur and new experiences present themselves every day; whether social, physical, or mental. As if dealing with all the new challenges and changes wasn’t … Read More

The Top 10 Most Frequently Searched Psoriasis & Phototherapy Questions

Posted on: February 21, 2019

In a review of search analytics, it is clear to see that many psoriasis patients share the same questions.  Here is our list of the top 10 most frequently searched questions about psoriasis and phototherapy…   Q: What is phototherapy … Read More

The Evolution of Modern Phototherapy

Posted on: January 31, 2019

There have been a number of developments in the modern age of phototherapy that have brought new and better ways of treating skin diseases such as psoriasis and vitiligo along with numerous technological advances that have enhanced the safety and … Read More

The Top 3 Perks of Treating with Light

Posted on: January 29, 2019

Phototherapy is well-documented as being a highly effective treatment for psoriasis, vitiligo, and atopic dermatitis, but did you know there are several other “perks” to using phototherapy?   Based on patient feedback, here are the top three: Safety. Did you know … Read More

Invest in your Phototherapy Practice with a Tax Break from Section 179

Posted on: October 15, 2018

Those who make equipment purchasing decisions for hospitals, medical offices or other healthcare facilities know how important it is to continually re-invest in order to provide patients with the highest quality of care.  So keep in mind, if your 2018 … Read More

The Link Between Psoriasis & Suicide

Posted on: August 28, 2018

  Fortunately, although physicians in general are at a much greater risk of suicide than the general population, the dermatology specialty appears to have relatively low suicide rates.[i]  Unfortunately, this cannot be said for the patients seen by dermatologists.  Most … Read More

August is Psoriasis Action Month!

Posted on: August 16, 2018

Psoriasis is not contagious, but awareness and action are!  Every August the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) hosts #PsoriasisActionMonth, a campaign designed to empower the 8 million Americans living with the autoimmune disease to take action and take control, and this … Read More

Melissa’s Story

Posted on: July 10, 2018

My name is Melissa and I have been a nurse for 12 years.  This is the story of how phototherapy has helped me in my personal life as well as my career…   I was a nurse working in postpartum maternity … Read More

Seeing the light

Posted on: June 21, 2018

Stewart S Psoriasis Advance. 2018;16(2):20-25. This article published in the summer edition of Psoriasis Advance delves into patient testimonies about their struggles with psoriasis. Melissa Leeolou, age 26, who was diagnosed with psoriasis when she was just one year old. … Read More