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Our March Dermatology Conferences

Posted on: March 21, 2017

It has been a busy and exciting time for Daavlin!  We have recently attended the Winter AAD meeting, the DNA conference and Phototherapy Workshop, the ADAM meeting and the Photomedicine Society meeting and sessions!  Here are some of the things you missed … Continue reading

Relapse Indicators & the Maintenance Dilemma

Posted on: March 21, 2017

One of the most challenging practical aspects of an initial course of Narrowband UVB phototherapy for psoriasis treatment is uncertainty as to how long, if at all, to expect a patient will be able to go without treatment following a course … Continue reading

Rising Prescription Prices and Patient Impact

Posted on: March 21, 2017

If you have been shocked by the ongoing increases in prescription prices, you are not alone. There are frequent discussions in the news about the rising cost of prescriptions. The debate continues about how to make sure health care resources … Continue reading

Superior UVA1 for Sclerotic Skin Conditions

Posted on: January 27, 2017

For patients with Sclerotic skin conditions (Scleroderma) and severe dermatitis (atopic, dyshidrotic), UVA1 light therapy is an excellent treatment option. UVA1 is a longer wavelength UVA light, running from 340nm to 400nm, and its effects are quite different from UVA2 … Continue reading

Adding Phototherapy to a Clinic? Start Here!

Posted on: January 27, 2017

Daavlin recently helped sponsor a webinar for the National Psoriasis Foundation.  The webinar features Dr. Colby Evans, M.D. and Dr. Iltefat H. Hamzavi, M.D., and shares their thoughts and experiences on adding phototherapy to a dermatology clinic. Items to consider … Continue reading

New Hope for Vitiligo Treatment

Posted on: January 26, 2017

Vitiligo, like many skin ailments, can have a devastating effect on patients’ mental state and self-image. Many patients will withdraw from social interactions and stop going out. So, what can be done to treat patients and also help with the … Continue reading

Coming Soon… To a City Near You!

Posted on: December 20, 2016

One of the most important things we can do as a company to promote awareness and education about treatments for psoriasis and other photoresponsive diseases is to travel to areas where thought leaders and innovators in our field are gathering.  … Continue reading

Phototherapy Dosing in Vitiligo Patients

Posted on: December 19, 2016

Of all the conditions treated by narrowband UVB phototherapy, vitiligo presents the most confusing choices in protocol selection. Traditionally, many U.S. vitiligo patients have been started at conservative doses with small incremental dose increases, since a significant number of patients … Continue reading

Treating Hyperhidrosis Can Prevent Anxiety

Posted on: December 19, 2016

Hyperhidrosis (HH), excessive sweating beyond what is typical (based on the environment or what the body physiologically requires), afflicts an estimated 2.8% of Americans. It can affect localized parts of the body, such as hands, feet and underarms, or the … Continue reading

The Facts: Narrowband UVB for Psoriasis

Posted on: November 18, 2016

Dealing with chronically itchy, red and scaly skin can be a way of life for psoriasis sufferers.  Epidemiological studies assert that as many as 4.6% of the population worldwide suffers from some degree of psoriasis; approximately 20% of those have … Continue reading

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