Posts Tagged ‘photothérapie’

Combination Treatment to Repigment Vitiligo

Monday, February 20th, 2012

Dr Christophe HSU – dermatologist. Geneva, Switzerland Medical Repigmentation treatments consist of: medical: topical (tacrolimus, pimecrolimus, topical corticosteroids…(calcipotriène, pseudocatalase, piperine)), systemic (pulse steroids…) -UV (Ultraviolet)-based therapy: Narrow Band UVB (NBUVB) is the mainstay of treatment. PUVA (Psoralen + UVA is also used but is more complicated (and less effective). Let us consider the following combination […]


Saturday, November 28th, 2009

Phototherapy is the use of light in the treatment of a disease. It was noted in ancient times that psoriasis often improves with exposure to the sun. The sun’s ray consists mainly of visible light, ultraviolet “A” and ultraviolet “B” (UVA and UVB). In the treatment of psoriasis, two main types of phototherapy are used, […]

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