Psoriasis is a skin condition that can not only be uncomfortable, but it can make you feel self-conscious as well. With spring just around the corner, you are going to want to do everything you can to get your skin ready to rock this season’s latest trends. Luckily, Dr. Toni Stockton at Stockton Dermatology offers at laser treatment called Excimer Laser to help get rid of your psoriasis so that you can rock those shorts and skirts in style and with confidence. Read on to learn more.
What Is the Excimer Laser?
The Excimer Laser is a handheld laser that uses ultraviolet light to target your psoriasis without causing any harm to the skin around it. Specifically, by using high-intensity UVB light at 308 nanometers wavelength, Excimer Laser target psoriasis plaques without exposing you to too much UV radiation in the process.
What Is the Procedure Like?
Before you undergo any treatment at Stockton Dermatology, Dr. Toni Stockton likes to ensure that you know exactly what the procedure will entail. During your Excimer Laser treatment, you shouldn’t experience any pain. In fact, most of our patients can sit back and relax during their treatment.
What Are Results Like?
Because there is no cure for psoriasis just yet, results from Excimer Laser are temporary— lasting around 4 to 6 months longer than other psoriasis treatments. Patients who get Excimer Laser are happier than ever. In fact, many patients experience psoriasis free skin for several months without having to get treatments in between.
Are There Side-Effects?
Luckily, most patients don’t experience any side-effects after getting Excimer Laser. Some patients will have reddened skin for a few days afterward, but it should quickly subside.
Have you wondered what it would be like to show off your arms and legs without having to be embarrassed by your psoriasis? With Excimer Laser you can get that blemish free skin that you have been wanting without having to undergo any invasive surgeries. To learn more about Excimer Laser or to schedule a consultation, contact Dr. Toni Stockton at Stockton Dermatology today!