Angela Azar

Psoriasis Treatment

Psoriasis is an inflammatory condiCon in which skin cells build up and form scales and itchy dry patches. Psoriasis is a chronic disease that oPen comes and goes. The main goal of treatment is to stop the skin cells from growing so quickly. There is no cure for psoriasis, however there are many treatments available to help manage symptoms. Topical ointments can help relieve the itching and irriaCon, while non-biologic medicaCons such as Otezla, can help control psoriaCc outbreaks. Light therapy, such as the Excimer laser, also proves to be effecCve in the treatment of psoriasis. Based on severity and locaCon, our healthcare providers will determine what treatment opCon is best for each paCent. Our paCent-centered approach and extensive experience and background ensure that paCents receive the treatment that’s right for them.

The Excimer laser uses a focused beam of UVB light to treat targeted areas of the skin affected by common skin disorders including psoriasis, vitiligo, eczema, or atopic dermatitis.Patients who suffer from chronic skin disorders like psoriasis and vitiligo may notice a reduction in symptoms during the summer months. The source of these improvements is Ultraviolet B (UVB) light from sun exposure, which has been shown to help slow skin cell proliferation while minimizing redness, inflammation, and irritation

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