Light therapy

What is Light therapy?

Light therapy or phototherapy consists of exposure to daylight or to specific wavelengths of light using lasers, light-emitting diodes etc by a so-called light box. Light therapy directed at the skin is used to treat acne vulgaris and neonatal jaundice.

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My 27 years old daughter was diagnosed Psoriasis this March. She was prescribed with topical steriod...

doctor1 MD

Hello,
Thanks for your query.

I wil answer your questions one by one.

1. The flare up may be because of three reasons
- Abrupt stoppage of steroid...

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I had a brow lift in March recently my hair is getting thinner and I am losing more of ot on the top of my head can I use red light therapy to...

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Brief Answer:
Red light therapy can be useful.

Detailed Answer:
Hello, Madam

I can certainly understand your concern.

Yes, Red light therapy can be...

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Hi there, I suffer from psoriasis on about ten patches on my back legs, buttocks, ears and chest. I've used daivobet but it doesn't really work...

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Brief Answer:
Light Therapy.

Detailed Answer:
Hello.Delighted to be able to help.
Light therapy is an effective treatment for psoriasis.
Can be...

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