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Treatments for Psoriasis

Jan 26, 2016

Psoriasis treatment in Arlington Heights differs according to each patient. Only a dermatologist can help you determine how to best treat symptoms of psoriasis. You can learn more by watching this video.

Psoriasis usually manifests as thickened areas of skin on the scalp, elbows, knees, or lower back. Unlike rosacea, which makes the skin turn pink and swell, psoriasis causes skin to become scaly and gray. Psoriasis treatment sometimes mimics acne treatment, as steroids may be prescribed for both. However, a dermatologist may treat psoriasis with topical creams, anthralin, vitamin D, light therapy, retinoids, and biologic agents. Psoriasis treatment is highly effective, and a dermatologist can generally provide relief for the uncomfortable and unsightly symptoms.

Find out more about psoriasis treatment by speaking to a dermatologist at Arlington Dermatology today. You can reach our Arlington Heights office at [company-phone id=1].