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Is Light Therapy Beneficial?

Is Light Therapy Beneficial?

I was told that tanning beds are good for those with psoriasis. I just joined a gym that has tanning and red light therapy. Can anyone tell me? Being very fair skinned I don’t tan, but I don’t have insurance and am willing to try anything that might help.

A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

If you are on Medicare and there is no UVB light therapy near you, your dermatologist can prescribe a home unit through Medicare. For real! I found out that Medicare will supply one medicinal machine every five years. Talk to your dermatologist. My unit is from Daavlin.

posted over 1 year ago
A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

You want to be careful but I would try tanning. I would only do a couple of minutes since you are fair skinned. Good luck

posted almost 2 years ago
A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

Hello, I was diagnosed when I was a kid. Tanning beds I started to use since I was teenager, it worked very well for me, I went couple times in every 4 to 6 years. Now I’m 43 , unfortunately it doesn’t work anymore. I started Taclonex and kenalog, I really hate this medicine. Doctors said not to go tanning but the treatments have very bad side effects too.

posted almost 2 years ago
A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

I'm going to do the same thing no insurance it has worked for me in the past so I'm going try again can't get meds anymore so gotta do something

posted 6 months ago
A MyPsoriasisTeam Member said:

The UVB light treatment is very helpful

posted almost 2 years ago
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