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Narrowband UVB (NB-UVB) Phototherapy

Narrowband UVB (NB-UVB) Phototherapy

I have not discussed this with any doctor because it scares me. However I have the question of whether this is to return the skin color and is it an ongoing treatment? Is it expensive treatment?

Thank you,
Martina.

posted June 7, 2021
A MyVitiligoTeam Member

Hi Martina, i'm taking UVB for just under a year for my back and hands. I have heard it works well on the face. I'm in Canada and go to a dermatologist who provides it. Quite lucky really has i believe there's only 2 locations in the city that provide it. The UVB starts off with just a few seconds and increases. i'm up to 2 mins 3 x wk and don't want any more increase in minutes than that as it could burn. I pay $20.00 a month. You could also think of purchasing too.

posted July 25, 2021
A MyVitiligoTeam Member

Hello! MartinaπŸ™‚
Thanks for asking.
The treatment can keep your vitiligo stable
My Dermatologist told me yes it can possibly bring some color into your skin.
I just started this treatment. each visit the seconds goes up higher in the photography booth.............
It has turn out for me Today. a minute and seconds in the photography booth.
Check with your insurance on the cost.
My insurance covers the photography light treatment for me.
Have a Bless! Day!πŸ™‚πŸ™πŸΌ

posted June 7, 2021
A MyVitiligoTeam Member

Hi qu!
Thank you for this information. I am tight with cash but it doesn't seems too expensive, definitely making an appointment with dermatologist to check this up maybe I can apply it around my lips as you can see in my photo. ☺️

posted August 3, 2021
A MyVitiligoTeam Member

Hello! πŸ™‚ Martina.
Yes Check with your insurance to see if they will cover your UVB.....
Treatments.πŸ™πŸΌ

posted June 17, 2021
A MyVitiligoTeam Member

If you have insurance it should cover the UVB treatment. I only go 1 x a week because I’m 45 min away . It has made a big difference and has helped keep it at bay .

posted June 15, 2021

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