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 :
Narrowband UVB (NBUVB)
UVA and NBUVB
- Photo Provocation Test
- Photo Patch Test