EXPERT DERMATOLOGISTS IN PRETORIA
Please note that these treatments require a referral from a Dermatologist.
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The Excimer system is the only handheld system for monochromatic UVB therapy, and our therapists are highly trained in its use.
This pleasant, relaxing form of treatment uses monochromatic UV light for localized, targeted treatments of problem skin areas.
Phototherapy is a very useful therapy for patients suffering from psoriasis, eczema and pruritus (itching) that are otherwise difficult to treat.
Treatment is performed in our facility under the supervision of specialists. It is a pleasant, relaxing form of treatment.
* Individual results may vary. A referral from a Dermatologist is essential.
What type of result can I expect to see?
An improvement in your diagnosis.
How long does the treatment take?
Treatment sessions is between a few minutes and a quarter of an hour..
How many treatments will I need?
As prescribed by your Dermatologist.
What can I expect following the treatment?
- Patients can experience some redness, which should resolve itself within 24 hours. Some swelling can be expected.
- Bruising is common if delicate or sensitive areas are to be treated but this will resolve itself within 7 – 10 days.
- Scabs from wound healing should not be picked or removed, as this can result in pigmentation or scarring.
Will there be any downtime?
There is no downtime and patients can continue with their normal skin care regime after 48 hours.