In the center of dermatology Nur Sultan widely used phototherapy (long-wave UV rays from 320 to 400 nm) or PUVA therapy. The positive effects of ultrasound radiation in psoriasis and other chronic skin diseases have long been known.
It has anti-inflammatory, bacteriocidal, immunomodulatory effects, stimulates melanin synthesis by melanocytes (skin cells). Quite a long experience of application and reviews of experts prove the effectiveness of PUVA therapy in the treatment of various dermatological diseases (including psoriasis), especially in the case of persistent course and the ineffectiveness of other therapeutic methods.
According to medical statistics, significant improvement, symptom mitigation and clinical remission are achieved in more than 80% of cases. Regression is observed after several procedures, and the remission period lasts long enough. To maintain remission and eliminate individual psoriatic elements, repeated courses are carried out in a supportive mode.
The approximate price of one PUVA therapy procedure for psoriasis is from 800 to 1600 tenge. The opinion of patients, reviews of psoriasis patients who underwent photochemotherapy, mostly positive. Most emphasize the high efficiency of the method and the absence of serious complications. Many have seen a significant reduction in the severity of rashes as a result of the full course.