Blog & News

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

Safe & Effective, Vitiligo can be Treated with NB UVB at Home

Posted on: June 20, 2017

Narrowband UVB (NB-UVB) Phototherapy is an option for the treatment of vitiligo that uses ultraviolet light in a very narrow range of wavelengths (311 – 312 nanometers).  This wave range has been shown to be more effective when treating areas … Read More

Treat Localized Vitiligo with Proven Options

Posted on: June 20, 2017

In honor of World Vitiligo Day on June 25th, we would like to offer a quick hint on how to choose just the right phototherapy device for your patients with vitiligo.  A key factor in your choice is the selection … Read More

Clinical Phototherapy Provides Significant Revenue for the Practice

Posted on: May 26, 2017

Why is Phototherapy Important? It is estimated that the annual cost of treating psoriasis in the United States is in excess of $11.25 billion dollars.  This is due largely to the high cost of biologic therapies, which can reach $40,000 … Read More

UV Light Concerns with Respect to Essential Oils & Diet

Posted on: May 26, 2017

Essential oils are all the rage these days. People are diffusing them to relax as well as applying topical oils to their skin; some of them can have a photosensitizing effect.   Consequently, people are using them and then going out … Read More

Why Phototherapy is so Important to Dermatology

Posted on: May 26, 2017

“Of the wide range of treatment modalities available to dermatologists, few possess the history, efficacy, and safety of phototherapy,” said Henry Lim, MD, former chair of the Department of Dermatology at Henry Ford Hospital and current President of the American … Read More

Daavlin’s newest innovation….ClearLink!

Posted on: April 25, 2017

Prescribing home phototherapy can seem like a daunting task.  First, there is the prescription, then, for insurance approval, you must provide documentation establishing medical necessity.  In addition, many insurance companies now require chart notes, and don’t forget the long list … Read More