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What should I know about narrowband ultraviolet B therapy?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner
Narrowband ultraviolet B therapy is a promising new form of treatment for vitiligo. Because the range of the UV light can be focused, and because it doesn't require the drug psoralen to work, it is an attractive option for many people with vitiligo. You can ask your dermatologist if his or her office makes this treatment available.

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