Phototherapy is among the common therapeutic options in Dermatology for conditions like Vitiligo, Psoriasis, Eczema, Pruritus, etc. It is the use of ultraviolet radiation for therapeutic purposes. We have different modalities of phototherapy catering to different patient needs. Narrow band UVB phototherapy is mostly preferred. We have the whole body phototherapy chamber for patients having the skin lesions more generalized, involving skin trunk and limbs. We procured the new full body phototherapy unit from Daavlin ,USA .
It was inaugurated recently in the department of Dermatology at JSS Hospital , Mysore by Hospital Director Dr(Col) Dayanand , Principal –JSS Hospital Dr Basavanna Gowdappa in presence of Medical Spuritendent Dr M Guruswamy , DMS Dr Salah Ghori , HOD Dermatology Dr Verranna , Dr Jaydev Betkarur, Dr Shantamallappa and all the staffs Dermatology Dept .
The state of art equipment has 20 each of UVA and UVB light sources respectively. It can be used for PUVA & NBUVB treatment modalities. It can be used in all age groups. There are no side effects. The unit is fully computerized.
The facility is available at an affordable cost in department of Dermatology from 8:00am-7:30pm on weekdays and on sunday and Government holidays from 8:00am to 1:00pm
Apart from this, we do have the hand and foot unit for acral lesions and targeted phototherapy unit for localised delivery of phototherapy.