Ultraviolet B phototherapy for psoriasis: review of practical guidelines

Mehta D, Lim H

Am J Clin Dermatol. 2016;17(2):125-133. doi: 10.1007/s40257-016-0176-6.

Because psoriasis is such a prevalent and severe condition, treatment options vary widely to accommodate all patients. The use of topical agents and phototherapy are both common options for patients, and recently, the use of both modalities in conjunction with one another has proven to be safe and effective. The use of phototherapy in combination with biologic agents or phosphodiesterase inhibitors is still being investigated.