Psoriasis, defined as a skin condition known to cause red, flaky patches of skin that appear on the knees, lower back, elbows, and scalp, is one of the most commonly encountered skin conditions within dermatology practice. This chronic inflammatory skin condition usually presents as scaly plaques on the surface of the skin that can often become extremely inflamed, as well as sore and itchy, making psoriasis a topic of insecurity for many suffering from the condition.
If you are seeking treatment for any problems that you may be experiencing as a result of psoriasis, Dr Camilo Diaz at Birmingham Dermatology Clinic is here to help, providing you with expert treatment to restore your confidence and achieve clearer looking skin.
How can psoriasis be treated?
Most mild cases of psoriasis can generally be treated with the use of topical agents alone, making it a skin condition that is easily manageable for some. Treatment for milder forms of psoriasis can be carried out by our skin care specialists in a number of ways as to best suit each patient and their needs, including:
• Topical steroid treatment. Our dermatologists may prescribe a course of topical steroid treatment that will help to alleviate the symptoms associated with psoriasis, reducing skin inflammation and redness as well as stop any itchiness.
• Emollients. This moisturising treatment helps to both hydrate and soften the skin.
• Soap substitutes. The use of soap substitutes can help to greatly reduce the symptoms of psoriasis, alleviating redness and itchiness overall.
Those experiencing more severe cases of psoriasis may need to undergo stronger treatment methods that will help to successfully reduce any symptoms associated with the skin condition. Our highly trained dermatologists will work closely with you to find the treatment method best suited to both you and your needs, leaving you with clearer skin and restoring your confidence.
For quality psoriasis treatment in the Birmingham area, get in touch with Birmingham Dermatology Clinic and book your consultation with our skin care professionals today.
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