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Joint Phototherapy Guidelines Week Four: Risks of Narrow Band UVB

Posted on: November 8, 2019

Last month, the American Academy of Dermatology and the National Psoriasis Foundation released guidelines of care for the management and treatment of psoriasis with phototherapy.   Over the next few weeks, we’ll examine the recommendations and share information about the significance … Read More

Joint Phototherapy Guidelines Week Three: Combination Therapy with Narrow Band UVB

Posted on: October 31, 2019

Last month, the American Academy of Dermatology and the National Psoriasis Foundation released guidelines of care for the management and treatment of psoriasis with phototherapy.   Over the next few weeks, we’ll examine the recommendations and share information about the significance … Read More

AAD & NPF Phototherapy Guidelines Week 2: Home Narrow Band UVB

Posted on: October 22, 2019

Last month, the American Academy of Dermatology and the National Psoriasis Foundation released guidelines of care for the management and treatment of psoriasis with phototherapy.   Over the next few weeks, we’ll examine the recommendations and share information about the significance … Read More

AAD & NPF Release Joint Phototherapy Guidelines

Posted on: October 16, 2019

Last month, the American Academy of Dermatology and the National Psoriasis Foundation released guidelines of care for the management and treatment of psoriasis with phototherapy. Developed jointly by the AAD and the NPF, the guidelines provide an “in-depth, evidence-based discussion … Read More

5 Tips for Beginning Phototherapy

Posted on: July 26, 2019

Congratulations! You’ve made the decision to begin treating your skin with light and either have your first phototherapy appointment scheduled or a brand new home unit is about to be delivered to your house. But how can you be sure … Read More

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