Phototherapy

  • (noun): The use of strong light to treat acne or hyperbilirubinemia of the newborn.

Some articles on phototherapy:

Jo Spence - About Her Work
... In conjunction with this she used phototherapy (literally using photography to heal) to tackle the emotional crisis which suffering from cancer created for her ... Through phototherapy she explained how she felt about her powerlessness as a patient, her relationship to doctors and nurses and her infantilization whilst being managed and processed by a state institution ... into images of her fragmented body which had been written on and staged for the camera in a phototherapy session ...
Solar Urticaria - Management - Desensitization
... In the case of solar urticaria, phototherapy and photochemotherapy are the two major desensitization treatments ... Phototherapy can be used for prevention ... or PUVA, is considered superior to phototherapy because it produces a longer-lasting tolerance of the radiation that initiates the outbreak ...
Biliblanket - Brands - Ibis Medical - IREX Blanket LED Phototherapy
... IRex Blanket LED Phototherapy is an innovative blanket phototherapy using the flexible LED ,Its giving more surface area than any other blanket photherapy in the market ... IREX blanket phototherapy is keeping the AAP guidelines for phototherapy and will be more helpful to give double surface phototherapy to infants ... lesser power than any other conventional phototherapy and its offering 20,000 hrs life for the Blanket ...
Ultraviolet - Applications of UV - Biology Related Uses - Phototherapy
... UVB phototherapy does not require additional medications or topical preparations for the therapeutic benefit only the light exposure is needed ... However, phototherapy can be effective when used in conjunction with certain topical treatments such as anthralin, coal tar, and Vitamin A and D derivatives ... and the proper use of narrow-band UVB phototherapy ...
Biliblanket
... A biliblanket is a portable phototherapy device for the treatment of neonatal jaundice (hyperbilirubinemia) ... Other names used are home phototherapy system, bilirubin blanket, or phototherapy blanket ... Phototherapy for jaundice involves a blue/white light of varying intensity placed close to the skin or touching it through a special, light-permeable fabric ...