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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

Sonia’s Story

Posted on: May 29, 2018

I am a wife, mother, grandmother, and for the past eleven years, I have also been employed as a Patient Representative here at Daavlin.  On a daily basis, I work with doctors, patients and insurance companies to help psoriasis, vitiligo … Read More

Product Spotlight:  1 Series

Posted on: April 25, 2018

Intelligently designed for patients who want to receive phototherapy treatments in the comfort of their own home, Daavlin’s 1 Series is an affordable option that is surprisingly  powerful and effective.  In addition, the versatility of the 1 Series is perfect … Read More

Dyshidrotic Eczema and Tap Water Iontophoresis

Posted on: March 20, 2018

Although tap water iontophoresis is most commonly used for hyperhidrosis, it has a long and successful history of use in eczema treatment as well.[1]  In particular, dyshidrotic eczema (also known as pompholyx or dyshidrosis) can be treated with iontophoresis as … Read More

Transitioning Psoriasis Patients to Home Phototherapy

Posted on: March 20, 2018

If you have considered transitioning current psoriasis patients receiving in-office phototherapy to home phototherapy, you may want to read the recently published article, “Transition of Patients With Psoriasis From Office-Based Phototherapy to Nurse-Supported Home Phototherapy: A Pilot Study”.  The study, which … Read More