Ultraviolet B radiation therapy for psoriasis: pursuing the optimal regime

Matos T, Ling T, Sheth V

Clin Dermatol. 2016;34(5):587-593. doi: 10.1016/j.clindermatol.2016.05.008.

Possibly the oldest and most commonly used treatment option for psoriasis is phototherapy. “Phototherapy is an essential therapeutic option in the management of psoriasis, remaining a first-line treatment for many patients. It is efficacious, safe, and cost effective, making it one of the most preferable and convenient therapies for patients and avoids the issue of systemic immunosuppressive effects seen with biologic and traditional systemic therapies.”