What are the nonpharmacologic treatment options for psoriasis?

Updated: Nov 20, 2020
  • Author: Jacquiline Habashy, DO, MSc; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Other therapies

Management of psoriasis may also involve the following nondrug therapies:

  • Light therapy with solar or ultraviolet radiation

  • Stress reduction

  • Biofeedback

  • Climatotherapy

  • Adjuncts, such as sunshine, sea bathing, moisturizers, oatmeal baths

  • Punctal occlusion (and ocular lubricants): For keratoconjunctivitis sicca

  • Bandage contact lens: To retard corneal melting


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