Psoriasis


Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition caused by an increased turnover of skin cells producing a thick scaly rash on the skin. It can affect the skin, scalp, nails and genital area and is occasionally associated with joint pain and swelling.


Treatment options include:

- A personalized skincare regimen including soaps, shampoos and moisturizers

- Topicals creams, ointments and scalp lotions

- Phototherapy

- Oral medications such as methotrexate, cyclosporin and acitretin

- Biologics (injections)

- Lifestyle measures