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9 Tips for Keeping Up With New Psoriasis Treatments

What’s Good Now—and What Might Be Better Later

If you have the chronic skin disease psoriasis, chances are that you’ve already started trying to find the right treatment. Typically, psoriasis treatments fall into one of three categories: systemic medications, topical treatments and light therapy. One—or more—of those treatments may be the right treatment for your psoriasis. It may be helpful to read up on what’s available now and what’s appropriate for your condition while also keeping your eyes open for any new developments in treatments that might even be more effective.

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Medically Reviewed By: William C. Lloyd III, MD, FACS | Last Review Date:

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  2. Moderate to Severe Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis: Biologic Drugs. National Psoriasis Foundation. https://www.psoriasis.org/about-psoriasis/treatments/biologics
  3. New Oral Treatments. National Psoriasis Foundation. https://www.psoriasis.org/about-psoriasis/treatments/oral-treatments
  4. Phototherapy. National Psoriasis Foundation. https://www.psoriasis.org/about-psoriasis/treatments/phototherapy
  5. Psoriasis: Treatment and Drugs. Mayo Clinic. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/psoriasis/basics/treatment/con-20030838
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