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What to Know Before Trying Phototherapy for Your Severe Eczema

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Light therapy concept.
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Topical ointments are one treatment for exzema.
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Treatments for eczema


Light bed for therapy
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What is phototherapy?


Healthy skin.
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How does it work?


Man in Phototherapy bed.
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What to expect


Natural sunlight gives little control over how much UV you receive.
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Natural light vs. UV light


Eczema free healthy skin
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Effective therapy for difficult cases


Man under light therapy lamp.
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May help put eczema into “quiet” phase


Travel time can be a bit burdensome.
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Time commitment


Searching for doctor who uses light therapy online.
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Finding a dermatologist who does light therapy


Age spots from UV exposure
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The risk of phototherapy


Dermatologist explaining light therapy to patient.
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When to start


Rachel Zohn

Rachel Zohn

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Rachel Zohn is a mom, a wife, and a freelance writer who is striving to find the best way to juggle it all and maintain a sense of humor. She is a former newspaper reporter with a deep interest in writing about all things related to health, wellness and the human body. She enjoys writing about various health topics, including skin conditions such as eczema, different types of cancer and seasonal allergies.