Narrow band UVB phototherapy in dermatology

Dogra S, Amrinder J

Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology. 2004;70(4):205-209.

Phototherapy has been used to treat photoresponsive skin conditions for centuries. “In an important attempt to develop evidence-based guidelines for the treatment of vitiligo, NB-UVB therapy was recommended as the most effective and safest therapy for generalized vitiligo.” To date phototherapy has proved to be successful and safe in treating a majority, if not all photo-responsive conditions.