What is Phototherapy? Phototherapy – Ultraviolet (UV) Light Therapy Light therapy, also known as phototherapy, is the use of ultraviolet (UV) light for its healing effects. Phototherapy has been used worldwide for nearly a century to treat chronic skin conditions such as psoriasis, vitiligo and severe eczema. While many treatments decrease the overall immune system,….
Author: Charlene Kakimoto MD
WHY IT’S IMPORTANT TO DIAGNOSE AND TREAT EARLY If you or a loved one has developed white patches on the skin, it’s important to seek the advice of a dermatologist as soon as possible. Some conditions such as pityriasis alba, a common form of eczema, may be self-limited and curable. Other conditions, such as vitiligo,….