Psoriasis shows up as sharply defined red, scaly patches on the skin. It may come on at any age but is usually linked to some family history of the same condition. The most commonly affected regions are the elbows, knees, and scalp, though it can occur anywhere.
Psoriasis is treated with topical steroids, topical tar, and topical Vitamin D ointments and creams. In some extreme cases, a laser or ultraviolet light therapy may be used in addition to the topical and oral medications.
XTRAC Laser Therapy is a highly effective treatment for plaque psoriasis. This treatment can be performed on any part oft he body affected by psoriasis, and is perfect for challenging areas such and the scalp, knees, and elbows, which are notoriously hard to treat with other methods. XTRAC is safe for virtually all patients, including children and women who are pregnant and nursing, and most patients feel no pain or discomfort with treatment. The treatment sessions take only 10 to 15 minutes, and most people see noticeable results within 3 to 4 treatments and totally clearance within 10 to 20 treatments.