Scalp psoriasis treatment with UVB “comb”

What is scalp psoriasis? Is it a type of psoriasis ?

Scalp psoriasis is common type of psoriasis. In many ceases, the scalp skin of people suffering from psoriasis, is damaged. Usually first symptoms of psoriasis occur in scalp, however a person either does not notice the symptoms or believes these to be a normal scale.

What is scalp psoriasis treatment?

First of all during scalp psoriasis treatment medications gently removing scale and then inflammation and skin cell growth reducing medicines are prescribed. However, these measures are not always sufficient.

What is unique about treatment with UVB comb in GK Clinic?

It is known, that in majority cases of psoriasis gets better in summer. Thus, currently psoriasis is globally treated with UV rays. All body UV treatment procedures unfortunately do not affect scalp psoriasis, because hair act as filter and do not conduct rays. Thus UVB “comb”, which efficiently treats scalp psoriasis, has been created.

Is this treatment combined with pharmaceutical method?

Yes, UVB comb treatment may be prescribed in combination with other treatment methods.

Does the UVB comb can be prescribed to everybody?

UVB comb treatment can not be prescribed in case of increased skin sensitivity to sun (if a patient suffers from porphyria, red plaque on the chin, lupus vulgaris, or other diseases, which get worse with sun rays), also, in cases of skin cancer. Medical consultation before prescribing these procedures is strongly recommended.

How many procedures do I need?

In every case the number of procedures is different. In average, 10 to 20 procedures can be administrated per single treatment course.

How much time I will spend? Is it possible to perform this during lunch break?

The procedure itself lasts for 15-30 seconds up to 10 minutes. Since the GK Clinic is located in the very centre of the city, this must be an ideal location for very busy people, who after the procedures can immediately go back to their work.

If you have any questions, please contact our GK Clinic by phone at (5) 255 33 53 and arrange a private consultation.

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