Psoriasis Treatment

Psoriasis is an inflammatory disorder of the skin which can cause significant embarrassment, itching, scaly skin, and even lead to drainage or infection. Psoriasis can be extremely disruptive to a patient’s life, and affect a patient’s quality of life negatively. It can also be associated with psoriatic arthritis, which is a degenerative joint disease.

There are many new preparations that are wonderful at treating psoriasis, including new topical preparations, ultraviolet light therapy, and medications that are given via tablets or injections.  These can be life-changing for the patients that suffer from psoriasis, and may lead to almost complete clearance of the disease, psoriatic arthritis may also be treated by these systemic agents.