What education about psoriasis should be given to patients?

Updated: Mar 17, 2021
  • Author: Jacquiline Habashy, DO, MSc; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Dry eye and its manifestations may be present. Avoiding drying conditions and using lubricants can be effective. Patient recognition of these symptoms is vital for effective early treatment of this disease. Most cases of psoriasis can be controlled at a tolerable level with the regular application of care measures.

For patient education resources, see the Psoriasis Center, as well as Psoriasis, What Is Psoriasis?, Types of Psoriasis, Nail Psoriasis, and Understanding Psoriasis Medications.


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