Could At-Home UVB Therapy Help Your Psoriasis?

Phototherapy has many benefits for the skin disease, but traditionally, convenience has not been one of them. Newer, better DIY units you can use at home could change that.

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    • New UVB Therapy Recommendations: Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. (2019). “Joint American Academy of Dermatology-National Psoriasis Foundation Guidelines of Care for Management and Treatment of Psoriasis with Phototherapy.”

    • Phototherapy and Systemic Meds: Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. (2010). “Guidelines for Care for the Management of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis.”

    • Candidates for At-Home UVB Therapy: Practical Dermatology. (2010). “A Practical Approach to Home UVB Phototherapy for the Treatment of Generalized Psoriasis.”

    • UVB and Skin Cancer Risk: Acto Dermota-Venereologica. (2004). “No Evidence for Increased Skin Cancer Risk in Psoriasis Patients Treated with Broadband or Narrowband UVB Phototherapy: A First Retrospective Study.”

    Lambeth Hochwald

    Lambeth Hochwald


    Lambeth Hochwald is a consumer lifestyle reporter covering health, fitness, marriage and family.