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 Phototherapy Services

 Phototherapy Services

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Phototherapy is the use of light in the treatment of skin diseases. It has been noted in ancient times that psoriasis often improves with exposure to the sun. Sunlight consists mainly of visible light, ultraviolet A and ultraviolet B (UVA and UVB) light. Phototherapy reproduces the action of sunlight in a scientific and controlled manner.

Phototherapy has been found to be effective in a range of skin conditions. It is used most widely in psoriasis, vitiligo and atopic dermatitis.


The Phototherapy Clinic offers the following treatments :

Localised Phototherapy​​

  • UVA

  • Topical PUVA
  • Soak PUVA

Generalised Phototherapy

  • ​​​​Narrowband UVB (NBUVB)

  • UVA and NBUVB

  • Oral PUVA

  • Bath PUVA

​​Targeted Phototherapy
  • Excimer Lamp

  • Levia

  • Omnilux​ Blue

  • Photodynamic Therapy

Diagnostics Services

  • Phototest
  • Photo Provocation Test
  • Photo Patch Test

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Last updated on 31 Oct 2016