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Phototheraphy for Vitiligo

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How does UV Light Treatment help Vitiligo?

Narrowband UVB light, or Phototherapy, can help create repigmentation. It is currently considered the "gold standard" treatment when vitiligo covers 20% or more of the body. This process is slow, working from the outer edges of each patch inward, so regular vitiligo light therapy twice a week for a year or more. Phototherapy equipment has been well-studied and has been proven to be an effective treatment for vitiligo. Phototherapy vitiligo light treatment is generally well-tolerated in both adults and children.

Home UVB Phototherapy Safety

  • Safe for long-term use in adults, children, pregnant women, and immune-depressed persons
  • No increased risk of skin cancer, whereas biologic medications have a risk of organ toxicity and are linked with cancer
  • Our home uvb phototherapy units are equipped with safety features: controlled prescription timer, key-lock and more.