Psoriasis is a long-lasting autoimmune disease characterized by patches of abnormal skin. The phototherapist will carefully explain all of the possible side effects of phototherapy before a course begins. Psoriasis can also affect your quality of life by increasing your risk of:.
The effects of psoriasis go far deeper than the skin: The condition may raise a person’s risk of a potentially deadly aneurysm, a new study from Denmark finds. Today, there is a new kind of therapy for psoriasis, XTRAC laser therapy, that gives relief from the physical and emotional side effects of psoriasis.