How To Prevent Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a skin disease where the skin becomes patchy, scaly and itchy. It is not contagious. The particular cause of it remains unknown but researchers believe it could be a combination of various factors such as genetic predisposition, and other environmental factors. Psoriasis can be a long and frustrating disease for a patient. Since …

How To Treat Psoriasis

Pspriasis affects 7.5 million Americans. This chronic, but non-contagious disease affects the skin when the body's immune system sends incorrect signals to trigger the growth of skin cells. It can happen on any part of the body - there are five types of psoriasis: plaque, guttate, inverse, pustular and erythrodermic. But plaque is the most …

Dermalight 80 UV-B Phototherapy Lamp for Psoriasis, Vitiligo, Eczema

    Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease that appears on the skin.  Skin rapidly collects at one place, which gives it a silvery-white appearance. Vitiligo is a condition that causes depigmentation of sections of skin. White patches start to appear on the skin. Eczema is a form of dermatitis, or inflammation of the epidermis.  It is characterized by redness, skin, swelling, itching and dryness, crusting, flaking etc. All …

How does light therapy work for psoriasis?

  Psoriasis is a chronic skin disorder which leads to the development of scaly rashes on the skin of the patient. The disorder is believed to be auto-immune. That is, the immune system malfunctions and produces excessive skin cells. Many treatments are tried for psoriasis patients, because different bodies react to different treatments. Light therapy …