Psoriasis – Beaconsfield, Bucks

Everyone suffers through periods of dry skin. Temperature extremes, bathing habits, and even certain medications can cause temporary bouts of dryness. But for those with Psoriasis, the discomfort involves flaking, itching and bleeding, making it hard to enjoy or maximise our daily lives.

At Skin Revision we are looking to successfully treat Psoriasis through educated and successfully proven treatments incorporating medically certified Tri-Wave LED Phototherapy.

Light therapy, such as the Tri-Wave can either involve treat solely the face, or whole-body exposure to artificial sources of ultraviolet (UV) radiation. Worldwide, the Dermalux Tri-Wave is regarded as the most non-invasive and effective in the significant reduction and long-term management of Psoriasis.

With our qualified prescribed skin treatments, you can take back your skin, and your life, by sleeping better, concentrating more fully and losing the inhibitions that Psoriasis gives you.

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How can Psoriasis be managed?

Lifestyle – maintaining a healthy diet, managing stress levels, avoiding triggers, and moisturising the skin regularly can help alleviate symptoms and prevent flare-ups of Psoriasis. If suitable to the individual, a  prescribed topical treatment such as vitamin D analogues or corticosteroids could be self-administered.

If these are not effective, or your condition is more severe, our FDA and only medically certified phototherapy  treatment should be used. Basically, the procedure safely exposes your skin to specific types of ultraviolet light energy to help soothe, heal and regenerate new skin cells with no discomfort..

Indeed, if you are suffering from Psoriasis, it would be a good idea to meet us for an in-depth skin consultation so that we can advise whick is the best treatment to manage and significantly reduce your Psoriasis over extended periods.



What is Psoriasis?

Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune skin condition characterised by the rapid skin cell buildup and the formation of thick, silvery scales and red patches. These can be itchy, painful, unsightly to some and even bleed. Psoriasis is most commonly found on people aged 15 – 35 years and between 50 – 60.  The skin condition can occur on the skin of black skin, white skin, Asian skin, and Indian skin. In fact it can occur on any race or ethnicity.

It is most often seen on the elbows, knees, scalp, and lower back, but it can appear anywhere on the body.

How is Psoriasis caused?

The causes of Psoriasis are believed to be a combination of genetic, environmental, and immune system factors. These aspects can trigger Psoriasis: Stress, particular infections, cold weather and certain medications.


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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the best treatment for Psoriasis ?

The best treatment for Psoriasis is a course of Dermalux Tri-Wave LED light phototherapy.

What are typical symptoms and types of Psoriasis?

• Plaque Psoriasis: This is the most common form of psoriasis. Plaque psoriasis, appears as slightly raised, red patches which are covered with dry skin or scales. These itchy, irritable and often painful plaques may also crack and bleed. They appear most most often appear on your scalp, knees, elbows, and lower back.
• Guttate Psoriasis: The second most common type of psoriasis. Guttate psoriasis, causes small, red lesions or marks. It often develops after a strep infection (a bacterial infection that can make your throat feel sore and rough)
• Inverse Psoriasis: Inverse psoriasis appears as a red lesion in a body fold, such as under your arm, behind your knee, or under your breasts. It may occur together with another type of psoriasis.
• Pustular Psoriasis: This type of psoriasis causes white pustules, or blisters of pus, surrounded by red skin. The pus is not due to an infection, and it’s not contagious.

When will I see results of the Psoriasis treatment?

A course of 12 treatments would be required to see optimum results. This should ideally be followed followed by monthly maintenance to help manage the Psoriasis

How does the LED Phototherapy - light therapy help Psoriasis?

Phototherapy works by exposing your skin to specific wavelengths of Tri Wave ultraviolet light under controlled medical conditions. The targeted approach modifies the behaviour of your skin cells. In the case of psoriasis, the treatment focuses on slowing down the rapid growth and shedding of skin cells that lead to scales and plaques.

When the prescribed ultraviolet light of the Tri Wave it reduces the inflammation, which is a key factor in psoriasis flare-ups. It also suppresses the overactive immune response that often contributes to the condition. This dual action alleviates symptoms and extends the period between flare-ups.

Is Psoriasis contagious?

Psoriasis is not contagious. But it can be unsightly to some people if the psoriasis is in exposed areas such as the face, neck, arms and legs.

Why is Dermalux Tri-Wave LED light Phototherapy the perfect technology to treat Psoriasis?

Dermalux is the only medically certified device that combines clinically proven wavelengths of light with the latest generation of LED technology. Dermalux Multi-Award Winning patented technology is the Gold Standard in LED Phototherapy.

Can stress cause Psoriasis?

Stress is a known trigger for psoriasis flare-ups. In order to eleviate stress and therefore help reduce psoriasis, you should look to learn meditation techniques or deep breathing exercises. You Tube offers plenty of examples of how to engage in these.
You could try a leisurely or even a fast walk. Finally a balanced lifestyle with adequate sleep, a healthy diet, and regular exercise can very much help reduce stress.

Psoriasis can be itchy. What can you do?

Psoriasis is often itchy. The temptation to itch can be overwhelming. However this can lead to worsened lesions or even infections. It is important to keep your nails short, and toconsider over-the-counter antihistamines and further advice from your pharmacist.

Does sunlight help Psoriasis?

Yes, psoriasis can definitely be helped by moderate exposure to the suns UV rays as the ultraviolet rays of the sun can inhibit rapid skin cell growth. However, as always, skin protection is vital and a high SPF should be used on unaffected areas. You should only spend a limited time in the sun if exposing any areas of Psoriasis as your skin cells are severely damaged.

Can Psoriasis be cured permanently?

There is no known cure for psoriasis. Psoriasis is a chronic condition that can be managed and controlled with various treatments, such as Tri Wave Phototherapy. While treatments can effectively alleviate symptoms and improve the quality of life for individuals with psoriasis, they typically do not provide a permanent cure.

At present, the best treatments, such as the Tri-Wave LED reduce inflammation, slow down the rapid growth of skin cells,reduce the itchiness, reduce the flakiness and manage the symptoms in the long-term.