Home phototherapy in vitiligo

Mohammad T, Silpa-Archa N, Griffith J, Lim H, Hamzavi I

Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed. 2017;33(5):241-252.

Administration of narrowband ultraviolet B phototherapy has become the standard of care when treating a patient with vitiligo with the goal of re-pigmentation. “Home phototherapy is a safe and effective alternative to making phototherapy more accessible to patients. However, it is often underutilized due to lack of physician experience and comfort as well as misconceptions regarding its safety and efficacy.”