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How can home uvb lights be used to clear-up plaque psoriasis as quickly as possible?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
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In brief: MD supervision

Home uvb or narrow band uvb requires a press ription for use.
It can be combined with tar and s ailcylic a i'd for a traditional goeckerman regimen. If it a flat panel one side is exposed and the other side. If it is full body expose whole body. Do not overlap.Increments of 20 per cent are reasonable. Phototherapy requires 20-30 sessions for clearing.

In brief: MD supervision

Home uvb or narrow band uvb requires a press ription for use.
It can be combined with tar and s ailcylic a i'd for a traditional goeckerman regimen. If it a flat panel one side is exposed and the other side. If it is full body expose whole body. Do not overlap.Increments of 20 per cent are reasonable. Phototherapy requires 20-30 sessions for clearing.
Dr. Morris Westfried
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Dr. Robert Peppercorn
Dermatology

In brief: Psoriasis and UV

Not everyone with psoriasis gets better with uv light treatent.
Eye protection is important since eyes can be hurt badly with uv. Start with an exposure of a minute the first day and gradually increase the exposure each day. If tending to burn stop for a few days and cut back. If using the sun, start with 15 minutes and gradually increase.

In brief: Psoriasis and UV

Not everyone with psoriasis gets better with uv light treatent.
Eye protection is important since eyes can be hurt badly with uv. Start with an exposure of a minute the first day and gradually increase the exposure each day. If tending to burn stop for a few days and cut back. If using the sun, start with 15 minutes and gradually increase.
Dr. Robert Peppercorn
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