Efficacy of targeted narrowband ultraviolet B therapy in vitiligo

Majid I

Indian Journal of Dermatology. 2014;59(5):485-489.

For patients with vitiligo, studies have proved phototherapy to be one of the most effective treatment options. Phototherapy devices that target a specific area are growing in popularity due to the countless advantages over subjecting a patient to a whole-body exposure. “Targeted NBUVB phototherapy seems to be an effective treatment option in localized vitiligo with a rapid onset of re-pigmentation seen as early as second week of treatment.”