GLOSSARY : Dry and rough skin
Your body skin
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Your face skin
Your skin in the sun
Phototherapy consists in exposing the patient to radiation (UVA, UVB) in order to treat some types of chronic inflammatory skin disorder that do not have treatment solutions, such as psoriasis. The UV rays have a deep-reaching immunosuppressive effect, which is capable of inhibiting hypersensitivity reactions that are responsible for the skin disorder.