If due to atopic dermatitis, psoriasis or other allergic, inflammatory diseases and itchy skin affections are widespread, physicians-dermatologists prescribe phototherapy of full-body UVB 311 nm combined (UVA and UVB rays) or PUVA (psoralen + UVA rays). UVB 311 nm (narrow wave) phototherapy is a type of phototherapy, for the treatment of which used only 311–312 nm ultraviolet (UV) rays. They suppress inflammation, therefore perfectly fit for the treatment of inflammatory skin diseases. Compared with broad wave (290–320 nm) phototherapy, narrow wave technology greatly reduces the probability of side effects (premature skin aging, wrinkles, skin cancer).
Combined (UVA and UVB rays) phototherapy – is a type of phototherapy, when for treatment of which used UVB and UVA rays. With its assistance superficial and deeper layers of the skin are affected, therefore this method is suitable for the treatment of inflammatory and autoimmune skin diseases. Only the Innovative Dermatology Center in the Baltic countries for the treatment with ultraviolet rays uses the most advanced model of the latest computerized phototherapy system Waldman® UV 7002.
What to expect?
During phototherapy procedure you will feel warm. After the UVS procedure the skin may be slightly blush. Duration is selected according to the skin phototype, rashes nature, and etc. The maximum treatment effect is usually reached after 15–25 procedures. Before phototherapy at least 2 hours the skin should be not oiled with creams or ointments. After the procedure is recommended to anoint the body skin with emollient.
Price for 10 procedures
|UVB 311 nm||120 €|
|COMBI phototherapy (UVA and UVB)||130 €|
|PUVA (psoralen + UVA), the medicines acquired by physician’s prescription||140 €|
|PUVA baths (photosensitising bath for 20 min. with + UVA)||200 €|