Dr. Lim just approved this for me as it is 40 minutes to treatment each way and getting harder with work. I am just wondering if it will be a big machine as well, how would I operate it alone, and where would I put it?
Would love to hear from someone who has done this.
And - I am not even sure yet if my insurance will cover it yet.
Have a great day!
I have the UVBiotech 10 lamp unit. I have been using it at home for 4 years. It has helped my vitiligo on legs and arms. I did have it on my face but went to the Dermatologist who used the XTRAC laser and it went away after 10 months.
I still use my at home unit consistently 2 -3 times a week. This condition is difficult to treat but I refuse to give up.
Enjoy your home unit. It beats going to the Doctor's office so much!
Price depends on size of instrument and possibly manufacturing company. I only know one company which is where i got mine from. The biggest one is a 6 foot machine and it’s around $5-7k I believe. The machine is heavy so once you decide on a place, you want to have it stay put. Home phototherapy is so convenient but navigating dosage might be tricky if you are not used to it. Good luck :)
Thank you so much everyone. I appreciate your comments and shares.
Daavlin just contacted me and it appears to be a big unit. I am looking forward to not going to the the doc's anymore for treatment, however, I did get burned on my last treatment ... it's been four days and it's still pretty bad. I don't now what happened as the time was the same (1 minute).
I heard about this company and I will try to contact them
this is where I looked (mind you i’m in canada) https://solarcsystems.ca/en/
they range from around $4000-$6000 for an 8-10 lamp. to me it’s so worth it though, as I said I can’t get a dermatologist here and the closest one is 2 and a half hour drive each way (5 hours 3 times a week?) just not realistic for me, I’ll save so much time and money in the long run, and you get to be in the comfort of your own home.
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