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Phototherapy

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Our Phototherapy Unit offers both narrowband UVB and PUVA photo therapy (light therapy) to treat a variety of skin diseases. Many other diseases may also respond to light treatments. A hand and foot PUVA unit is also available for the treatment of dermatoses involving the hands and feet only. Treatments are typically given 2-3 times each week, in our clinic in the Primary Care Center.

Diseases for which phototherapy is helpful include:

  • psoriasis
  • eczema
  • cutaneous T-cell lymphoma
  • vitiligo
  • pruritus