Do I Have Psoriasis on My Face?

facial psoriasis

Facial psoriasis occurs on the eyebrows, the skin between the nose and upper lip, the forehead, and the hairline.

Before treatment can begin, you need a biopsy to confirm that it is psoriasis.

There should be a careful treatment for psoriasis on and around the face as the skin here is delicate. Treatment options include:

  • Corticosteroids
  • Keratolytic products to remove scales
  • UVB Phototherapy
  • Elidel and Protopic – FDA-approved drugs for eczema that have found to work for some psoriasis patients

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Using Philips Narrowband Lamps for an Effective UVB Phototherapy Treatment

UVB phototherapyThe Philips narrowband UVB lamps for eczema, psoriasis, vitiligo, and other skin problems are known as one of the most effective treatments in various diseases of the skin. This has been clinically proven in many clinical experiments in different countries. This amazing invention has gained popularity over the last two decades.

UVB-emitting devices can be found in many clinics, hospitals, and other medical facilities. These places have UVB narrowband lamps, and even UVB booths, that are utilized by patients to treat their skin problems. The effective, yet simple way a Philips UVB narrowband lamp works makes it the best way to get rid of skin conditions without having to spend too much.

Skin could be influenced differently by various lengths of ultraviolet-B ray waves. Hence, to avoid its dangerous effects, scientists separate the light with the most useful effect. UVB lamps for eczema, psoriasis, and vitiligo could defeat skin diseases by slowing the regeneration of affected cells. Specialized clinics that treat diseases of the skin make use of UVB lamps to cure their patients.

These days, people can avail of handheld UVB phototherapy lamps to use at home, instead of going to clinics for treatment. These portable UVB lamps are safe, convenient, and affordable, offering fast, on hand, and effective treatment for eczema, neurodermatitis, psoriasis, vitiligo, or other skin ailments in the comfort and privacy of your own home.

To treat your skin from various skin disorders, all you need to do is use a handheld phototherapy lamp for just a few minutes, a few times a week. This is so easy, so convenient, yet so effective.

Home-use UVB phototherapy lamps can help bring back your life to normal if you’ve been suffering long enough from terrible skin conditions. More than 92% of all UVB lamp users attest to the effectiveness of this type of treatment, apart from those major clinics that have been using UVB phototherapy for years. Statistics also show that phototherapy is even more effective in treating skin diseases compared to prescription drugs.

One UVB lamp that makes use of Philips narrowband lamps is the DermaHealer handheld UVB phototherapy lamp. The Philips UVB/311nm narrowband lamps emit a specific wavelength to treat skin issues. Its precise and unique spectral energy distribution with an emission peak of 311 nm minimizes potential side effects, such as itching and redness. Additionally, the DermaHealer only requires a short period of exposure for it to work.

The portable DermaHealer UVB phototherapy lamp may be used to treat all parts of the body, including the scalp, with the help of the lamp’s special comb attachment. This comb attachment may also be utilized as a distance guard when handling other parts of the body. It is lightweight and handy. It makes use of an AC adapter to power up. Also included in the set are UV goggles for eye protection.

The DermaHealer UVB lamp has an integrated LCD timer for easy programming of the treatment cycle. This feature guides treatment time and assures accurate dose of exposure.