What is Psoriasis Treatment?
Psoriasis treatment can help to lessen the effects of Psoriasis. Treatment options work to stop the production of excess skin cells for clearer, smoother skin.
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Who is a Good Candidate?
Individuals who are unhappy with the appearance of their Psoriasis are often good candidates. Those who are experiencing the following symptoms may be living with Psoriasis:
- Red patches of scaly skin
- Dry, cracked skin that bleeds
- Itching, burning or soreness in skin
- Swollen or stiff joints
There are several types of Psoriasis with varying degrees of severity. If you think you may be suffering from Psoriasis, contact Dr. Baird today.
How is Treatment Done?
Psoriasis can be treated using an array of treatment techniques. These include, but are not limited to:
Today, there is a selection of biological medications that can be used to treat Psoriasis. These drugs help to suppress the chemicals in your body that contribute to inflammation. These medications can be taken orally or administered through injection. During your consultation with Dr. Baird, he will discuss with you which type of biological medication would be a good match for your Psoriasis.
Ultraviolet Light Therapy
Ultraviolet light therapy is a great option for treating Psoriasis. Treatment includes exposing the skin to an artificial light source for a set amount of time. The ultraviolet B light penetrates the skin, slowing the growth of skin cells.
Psoriasis Treatment Recovery
There is no downtime associated with Psoriasis treatments, which is great for patients on the go. Ultraviolet light therapy and biological medications will work over time to lessen the appearance of your Psoriasis.
If you are interested in learning more about Psoriasis treatments in the Farmington Hills and West Bloomfield areas, contact us today to schedule a consultation.