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How effective is phototherapy in treating psoriasis?

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Dr. Arlo Miller
Dermatology

In brief: Very

Most psoriasis patients respond very well to phototherapy.
If you get better with sunlight, it is very likely that phototherapy will lead to substantial improvement. Phototherapy is my favorite treatment when psoriasis can't be controlled with topical medicines.

In brief: Very

Most psoriasis patients respond very well to phototherapy.
If you get better with sunlight, it is very likely that phototherapy will lead to substantial improvement. Phototherapy is my favorite treatment when psoriasis can't be controlled with topical medicines.
Dr. Arlo Miller
Dr. Arlo Miller
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology

In brief: Varies

In stable plaque psoriasis phototherapy can flatten psoriasis and put into remission for about 9 months.
It will require a series of 20-30 treatments. Home narrow band uvb devices are available for home use and can be covered by insurance but will require documentation by a dermatologist.

In brief: Varies

In stable plaque psoriasis phototherapy can flatten psoriasis and put into remission for about 9 months.
It will require a series of 20-30 treatments. Home narrow band uvb devices are available for home use and can be covered by insurance but will require documentation by a dermatologist.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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