psoriasis

What is Psoriasis? Can It Be Cured?

If you have psoriasis, then it’s likely that you’ve felt as though this skin condition dominates a lot of your thinking.  Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition with unknown causes; however, researchers believe that psoriasis can be genetic.  Whatever the cause of psoriasis, there’s no known cure, which means that people with this skin condition need treatments that manage symptoms. Since psoriasis is an immune-related disorder, it commonly flares up as a result of stress, illness, or infection.  Psoriasis often appears as scaly, itchy, and red patches of skin on the scalp, neck, arms, elbows, knees, and back.  These patches can be so dry that they appear to burn or crack, which can be painful.  Some outbreaks of psoriasis take weeks or months to dissipate; some cases of psoriasis can take years to disappear. If you suffer from psoriasis, Laser Skin Care Center in Long Beach, CA is pleased to offer a treatment that helps with long-term management of symptoms.  Xtrac for Psoriasis is a laser light treatment that targets patches of lesions; the light helps to clear up the [...]

2018-08-21T01:52:41+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|psoriasis|

What Is the Best Treatment for Vitiligo and Psoriasis?

If you suffer from vitiligo or psoriasis, then you know just how debilitating these skin conditions can be.  Vitiligo occurs when pigments within the skin are no longer able to make pigment; as a result, white patches appear all over the person’s body.  Psoriasis is a similar skin condition in which red, scaly patches appear all over the skin.  However, this autoimmune disease occurs when too many skin cells to rapidly build up; as a result, skin becomes itchy and flaky. No matter which of these skin disorders you suffer from, it’s likely you’re looking for relief from your most visible symptoms: discolored skin patches.  At the Laser Skin Care Center in Long Beach, CA, our dermatologists are pleased to offer XTRAC treatments, a powerful laser light therapy that can quickly clear away visible skin patches from vitiligo or psoriasis. The FDA-approved XTRAC system is the best treatment for these skin disorders because it focuses on delivering long-lasting results.  The XTRAC technology delivers a focused beam of ultraviolet light directly to the active lesion, which helps clear it quickly and [...]

2017-04-05T21:33:44+00:00 March 15th, 2017|psoriasis, vitiligo|

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