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What Has Your Experience With Light Therapy Been?

What Has Your Experience With Light Therapy Been?

My psoriasis has hardly improved until the last few days, no matter the topicals I've used, so my doctor scheduled me for light therapy. First appointment is this Friday, and I'm getting nervous about possible burns or it making my skin look worse before it gets better. What are everyone's thoughts on light therapy? And how does your skin feel later that same day of the first treatment? Nerves are rising and probably not helping the little bit of progress I've… read more

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

My experience was that they start very slowly and increase intensity over time and trying to avoid burning! You also need to moisturise. It worked very well and is the best treatment I've used through the national health.

posted almost 4 years ago
A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

I have just finished the couple of months of narrow and up therapy and my skin has completely cleared up and has been free for about 2 months now! For the first few treatments it will be like you have an intense sunburn on your body making it hard to sleep a little but nothing too bad and definitely worth the results that I have got! But obviously doesn't work for everybody!

posted almost 4 years ago
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