Phototherapy and Ultraviolet Light
Our dermatologists provide ultraviolet light phototherapy treatments for a variety of skin conditions.
Phototherapy involves the utilization of light to treat a number of skin problems and diseases. Effective for eczema, psoriasis, vitiligo and more, phototherapy promotes healing as light is absorbed in the skin. Also called ultraviolet light therapy, phototherapy is noninvasive procedure that provides relief for many patients.
- Fights skin infections
- Inflammation reduction
- Damaged tissue repairing
- Increases lymphatic flow and circulation
- Kills bacteria
- Clears acne breakouts
- Stimulates collagen production
- Normalizes skin cell production
- Much more!
After a consultation, an experienced dermatologists can determine if phototherapy may be beneficial for your condition. Phototherapy is not recommended for all types of patients, including immunosuppressed individuals, those who have had certain types of skin cancer, and some other groups. The frequency and number of treatment sessions required varies based on your specific condition.
To find out if phototherapy is a viable treatment option for you, contact Texas Dermatology and Laser Specialists at (210) 829-5180. We also provide phototherapy treatments for infants and children at our New Braunfels, TX location.
If you would like additional information about phototherapy, please browse our patient library.