Monthly Archives: January 2020
Any skin condition less then perfect was not accepted in the past. It was hidden under cloths and make up.
It has changed since we become more and more aware of the chronic skin conditions proudly shown by artists and modells.
Here in this article are a few of them:
Vitiligo is not only a cosmetic issue it can have a significant effect on our wellbeing. Unfortunately it still has a stigma.
For children it can have quite an impact as they are an easy target for other children. You should get an early diagnose so you have a better change for the skin to stabilize and repigment . To overcome the fear of light treatment and worries if it could damage the skin it has been proven that UVB treamtment in children with vitiligo does work.
Repigmentation in Vitiligo Improved by Platelet-Rich Plasma Combined With NB-UVB
is this really possible but a new study has shown quite interessting results
Intradermal platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injection in combination with narrowband-ultraviolet B (NB-UVB) phototherapy improves repigmentation versus NB-UVB alone in patients with vitiligo, according to a study published online December 23 in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology.
Read the article in the health news here:
UV light treatment is a safe and effective treatment for psoriasis, and it may also help psoriatic arthritis says Jami Miller, MD, assistant professor of medicine and dermatology, and supervisor of the phototherapy clinic, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. There are various types of UVB light treatment available for Psoriasis and Vitilgo. The safest has been in trials the UVB narrowband Therapie. In some cased it had to be upgraded to PUVA but this is rare. There is still some resistance to the treatment as they think it is not safe. But if you are aware of the guidelines it can be a great help even with children to get the skin condition under control. People will take differently to the treatment