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Narrow Band Ultraviolet B (NB-UVB) Psoriasis Treatment (Not a Home Treatment)

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Wavelength (nm):
308 nm
Joules (J):
Unknown

RESULTS/SUMMARY

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Study Summary

Physician’s office treatment (not a home therapy) using Narrow Band Ultraviolet B (NB-UVB) for psoriasis patients affected on greater than 10% of the body and have not responded to other treatments. UVB is dangerous without safety precautions. The doctor uses an excimer laser. The patient is treated 2x-3x per week. Is potentially combined with “emollients, calcipotriene, cortico-steroids, retinoids, and tar. NB-UVB can be used in selected patients with traditional systemic agents such as methotrexate, mycophenolate mofetil, and cyclosporine…”

Wavelength (nm)
308 nm
Joules (J)
Unknown
Body Target
Skin
Condition Treated
Psoriasis
Pulsed/Continuous
Unknown
EMF Type
UVB 280-315 nm
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