Psoriasis Treatment in London
Dermatologists know what a huge impact psoriasis can have on your life. Early diagnosis and treatment can bring about an excellent improvement in quality of life even for incurable conditions. Our dermatologists are able to diagnose and treat most skin conditions, including conditions affecting the nails, scalp and genitals, such as psoriasis.
Psoriasis treatment Overview
Psoriasis is a common chronic inflammatory skin condition that affects 2% of the population. The rash is usually red and thickened with excessive scaling and is symmetrically distributed over the body and legs with particular predeliction for elbows, knees, scalp and lower back. Fingernail change may be a part of the condition and occasionally it can be pustular and severe.
Psoriasis treatment options
The treatment of psoriasis comprises three elements; topical agents and creams, ultraviolet phototherapy or systemic mediations that can be administered as tablets or injections. Each treatment has various advantages and drawbacks, but a general rule is that the more effective a treatment, the more severe the side effects tend to be.
Remember, although psoriasis is not curable, it can certainly be greatly improved with the appropriate treatment. See our before and after images showing how treatment can improve the extent of psoriasis. There is no need for psoriasis to dominate your life. Get in touch and let one of our consultants treat your condition.