Philips UVB Narrowband Lamps: Why They’re the Gold Standard in Skin Treatment

by | May 10, 2024

Philips UVB Narrowband Lamps: Why They’re the Gold Standard in Skin Treatment

When it comes to managing chronic skin conditions like psoriasis, eczema, and vitiligo, finding an effective and reliable treatment can be life changing. One such treatment that has consistently proven its worth is UVB light therapy. At the forefront of this therapy are Philips UVB Narrowband lamps, which have become the gold standard in skin treatment. In this blog, we shall explore why these lamps are so highly regarded and how they can benefit those struggling with chronic skin conditions.

The Science Behind UVB Light Therapy

UVB light therapy involves exposing the skin to ultraviolet B (UVB) light, a part of the natural sunlight spectrum. This light slows the growth of affected skin cells, providing relief from symptoms like itching, inflammation, and scaling. Philips UVB Narrowband lamps use a specific wavelength of light (311-313 nm), which has been found to be the most effective for treating skin conditions without unnecessary exposure to harmful UV rays.

Why Philips UVB Narrowband Lamps Stand Out

1. Precision and Efficiency
Philips UVB Narrowband lamps are renowned for their precision in delivering the optimal wavelength for skin treatment. Unlike broadband UVB lamps, which emit a broader spectrum of light, Philips Narrowband lamps focus specifically on the 311-313 nm range, this precision reduces the risk of burns and other side effects, making the treatments safer and more effective.

2. Proven Efficacy
Multiple clinical studies have demonstrated the efficacy of Philips UVB Narrowband lamps in treating various skin conditions. For instance, a study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology found that Narrowband UVB therapy significantly improved symptoms in patients with psoriasis, with many achieving near clear skin after completing the treatment. Similar positive outcomes have been reported for eczema and vitiligo, making these lamps a trusted choice among dermatologists.

3. Safety and comfort
Safety is paramount when it comes to light therapy, and Philips UVB Narrowband lamps excel in this area. The lamps are designed to minimise exposure to unnecessary UV radiation, reducing the risk of skin damage and long-term health issues. Additionally, the targeted nature of the light means that treatments are shorter and more comfortable for patients, enhancing compliance and overall satisfaction.

4. Versatility and Accessibility
Philips offers a range of UVB Narrowband lamps suitable for different treatment needs. From handheld devices for targeted therapy to full-body units for comprehensive treatment, there is a solution for every patient. This versatility makes it easier for individuals to receive the care they need, whether at home or in a clinical setting. In addition to this, the availability of home hire options from us here at Skin Matters Bristol, makes these treatments accessible to a broader audience, offering convenience and flexibility.

Real-Life Impact

To understand the real-life impact of Philips UVB Narrowband lamps, let’s consider some testimonials from individuals who have these devices:

Caroline, a psoriasis sufferer, shares her experience:

“After having chronic psoriasis for about the past 8 years, I found skin matters Bristol and hired the UV light. After an 8-week session I am completely cleared. I highly recommend this commend this company and their products.”

Donna, another psoriasis patient, adds:

“Can’t recommend enough, from beginning to end exceptional service. No more lengthy waits at hospital. Years of suffering hired canopy for 8 weeks, and psoriasis has gone. This company can’t be rated high enough. Thank you so much.”

The Gold Standard in Skin Treatment

Philips UVB Narrowband lamps have set the benchmark for UVB light therapy, combining precision, efficacy, safety, and versatility. Their proven track record in treating chronic skin conditions has earned them the trust of both patients and dermatologists worldwide. If you’re seeking an effective solution for managing psoriasis, eczema, vitiligo, or other skin conditions, then this is your reliable and accessible option.

At Skin Matters, we are committed to providing the best in UVB light therapy. Whether you choose to purchase or rent our Philips UVB Narrowband lamps, you can be confident in the quality and effectiveness of your treatment. Discover the benefits of these gold-standard lamps and take a significant step towards healthier skin today.

For more information on our range of fantastic products and home hire options, please visit our website or simply contact us directly, your journey to better skin health can start today with Skin Matters right by your side.