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The Use of Excimer Phototherapy in the treatment of various skin diseases

About the Author Professor Thierry PASSERON is a dermatologist, academic professor and researcher who works for INSERM and based in CHU of Nice, south of France. Pr. PASSERON is a worldwide specialist in vitiligo and has been among the first users of excimer phototherapy. He ran several studies on vitiligo, psoriasis and alopecia areata using […]

A New Device for Mild to Moderate Psoriasis

Treatment Update for Mild to Moderate Psoriasis A recent study shows that the efficacy and tolerance of a 650-microsecond 1064-nm laser is equivalent to that of the 308-nm excimer laser for the treatment of mild to moderate psoriasis of the extremities. The 650-microsecond laser can also be used in combination with a biologic medication and […]

Randomized, Investigator-Blinded Study to Compare the Efficacy and Tolerance of a 650-microsecond, 1064-nm YAG Laser to a 308-nm Excimer Laser for the Treatment of Mild to Moderate Psoriasis Vulgaris

Mark S. Nestor MD PhD,a,b Daniel Fischer DO MS,a David Arnold DOa Current options for the treatment of psoriasis include systemic and topical modalities. Systemic therapies include immune inhibitors, immune modulators and, for moderate to severe disease, biological agents.1 Primarily, for mild to moderate psoriasis, topical treatments comprise ointments, medicated bath with diastase or herbal extracts, and […]