UVA1 Phototherapy

A Concise and Practical Review

Soodabeh Zandi, MD; Sunil Kalia, MD, FRCPC; Harvey Lui, MD, FRCPC


Skin Therapy Letter. 2012;17(1):1-3. 

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UVA1 is a relatively new, unique, and possibly underutilized therapeutic modality available in photodermatology that has shown relatively good evidence for treating atopic dermatitis and sclerotic skin diseases. Overall, the side-effects from therapy are well tolerated by patients, with the long-term adverse effects and relative utility for other dermatoses still remaining to be better elucidated.


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