Psoriasis Treatment

Psoriasis Treatments by Excimer Laser is the latest way to treat psoriasis.

Psoriasis is a common skin disorder in the age group of between 15 to 35 years. Skin cells multiply rapidly on the surface over the skin. Extra skin layer creates a white patch with the inflamed and scaly skin called plaques. Plaques most often develop on the scalp, knees, scalp, nails, and palms of the hands etc.

Red inflamed skin with, often seen with loose, silver-colored scales. These scaly plaques itchy and sometimes painful also.

Tropical Ointments/ Oral Medicine

Topical treatments or medicated cream applied over the skin over the affected area which considered as the first line of treating psoriasis. Topicals Medicin treat psoriasis by slowing the excessive cell reproduction and thereby reduce the inflammation over the affected skin.

Several types of topical treatments for psoriasis used in medical practice.

Systemic Treatments

Systemic treatments are prescribed drugs, the effect of the medicine works throughout the body. Usually, such treatments selected for individuals with moderate psoriasis.
Medicine is also used for that patient who not responsive or Topical medicine and Light therapy not effective on them.


Use of Light therapy known as ultraviolet (UV) light to reduce the extra growth of skin cells. This therapy helps in the treatment of psoriasis.

Ultraviolet B (UVB) for psoriasis The short wavelength range of UV light used for the treatment penetrates only superficial layer on the skin. Light helps to prevent the faster growth of the cells in the skin.  Exposure of light for 30 to 60 seconds at the start of the treatment. Later on, the exposure of the skin to light is increased.

Every Individual response to the treatment depends on the condition of the patient and psoriasis. Treatment can take an average of four to 10 sessions to get the desired result.

The number of exposure and duration of time decides by the expert.

Excimer laser also used to treatment for psoriasis. Excimer laser works well on hand elbows and knees.