Rashes

Rash 2Rash 1There are many types of rashes that can occur. Some of them are harmless, yet others may be associated with other conditions. A dermatology examination can help to answer your questions about the rash. An accurate diagnosis is needed in order to provide any necessary treatment. Medications, infections, and allergic reactions in the skin are common causes of rashes.

Phototherapy (Light Treatments)

Phototherapy is the dermatology-directed use of ultraviolet light to medically treat skin disease. Narrow band ultraviolet B light treatments are very effective in the treatment of skin disorders such as psoriasis, vitiligo, eczema, itching and some lymphomas of the skin. Not all dermatologists provide these treatments. Specialized PUVA treatments, another type of phototherapy, are performed for skin disease on the hands and feet. > More info