UVA and UVB stand for Ultraviolet Light A and B and are the naturally occurring source of light from the sun. While natural sunlight is considered to be an effective solution for the treatment of skin conditions, such as psoriasis, it also exposes the skin to the more harmful UVA rays and requires a much longer exposure time. UVB is the source of therapeutic light considered safe and effective for skin disorders such as vitiligo, psoriasis, and eczema.
UVB Phototherapy has been used to treat skin disorders over the past couple decades in clinics and hospitals. Today, UVB Phototherapy devices can be purchased for at-home treatment. The UVB products in our online store are lightweight and portable, which means you won’t have to miss a daily treatment if you plan to be away from home.
More than 400 independent clinical studies conducted around the world have shown that Philips Narrowband UVB 311nm bulbs are the most effective bulbs currently available for the treatment of Psoriasis and Vitiligo, as well as other less common skin disorders. All of the UVB devices in our store use Philips bulbs.
UVB At-Home Phototherapy is: