Ultraviolet light is used in phototherapy lamps to successfully treat psoriasis and many other skin conditions. Phototherapy, also called light therapy, is proven to provide successful treatment for many health conditions such as:
- Seasonal affective disorder
Using the right type of UV light therapy lamp is critical to achieving successful treatment. In fact, using the wrong type of lamp could make symptoms worse or not provide any benefit at all. It is important to follow your doctor’s orders and use a UV phototherapy lamp designed specifically for your condition.
The National Psoriasis Foundation endorses the use of phototherapy lamps for effective treatment of psoriasis under the care of a physician. Tanning beds to not provide the right wavelength of ultraviolet light and may damage the skin or make conditions worse.
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Working with a reputable UV light therapy lamp supplier with in-depth knowledge of UV radiation will ensure that you receive the right type of lamp with the proper wavelength output. UV radiation is emitted in either UVA, UVB or UVC wavelengths, with UVB wavelengths proven to successfully slow down the production of new skin cells. This allows the skin to heal and improves symptoms of psoriasis.
UVB wavelengths in a narrow band and UVA emissions combined with a medication called Psoralen also provides relief to some patients suffering with psoriasis and may be referred to as PUVA treatment. Patients using phototherapy for psoriasis may see an improvement in their symptoms as quickly as a few weeks or up to a few months depending on the severity of their condition.
LightSources is recognized as an authority on UV technology with in-depth knowledge of UV radiation and all applicable uses. We offer vast resources including a state-of-the-art glass factory in Europe, exceptional customer service, custom designed solutions and full support for OEMs large and small. LightSources is committed to continual improvement through research and development and offers several patented lighting solutions which outperform comparable lamps.
LightSources is a leading global supplier of high quality UV lamps and lighting solutions to a wide range of industries and applications. We offer the widest selection of UV lamps as well as custom designed solutions and phosphor blends to meet your specifications. Contact us to learn more about our UV germicidal solutions and phototherapy lamps.