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F129 - Phototherapy

Monday, February 19; 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Learning Objectives

Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Examine the role of phototherapy in dermatologic disease
  • Describe some of the latest advancements in the use of phototherapy to treat skin disease


This session will start out with a review of phototherapy basics, including narrowband UVB, broadband UVB, PUVA, and Goeckerman regimen. This will be followed by a discussion on advances in phototherapy including the use of excimer laser to treat generalized psoriasis and other advanced strategies such as the use of UVA-1.


  • Hamzavi, Iltefat H., MD: AbbVie – A(NC); Clinuvel – I(Fees); Estee Lauder – I(Fees); Ferndale Laboratories, Inc. – I(Fees); Galderma Laboratories, L.P. – I(Fees); Janssen Biotech – I(Grants/Research Funding); Pfizer Inc. – I(Fees);
  • Koo, John Y. M., MD: AbbVie – SP(H); Celgene Corporation – SP(H); Eli Lilly and Company – C(Fees); Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc – SP(H); Leo Pharma Inc. – SP(H); Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. – SP(H); Ortho Dermatologics – SP(H); Pfizer Inc. – C(Fees); Regeneron – SP(H); Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. – SP(H); UCB – SP(H);
  • Levin, Ethan Charles, MD: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
  • Nakamura, Mio, MD: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
Monday, February 19
1:00 PM
Dr. Koo / Introduction
1:20 PM
Dr. Nakamura / Basics of Phototherapy
1:50 PM
Dr. Levin / Excimer Laser for Treatment of Generalized Psoriasis
2:20 PM
Dr. Hamzavi / Advanced Techniques in Phototherapy
2:50 PM
All faculty / Question and Answers
Event Details
  • Date
    Monday, February 19
  • Time
    1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Location
    Room 4
  • CME Credits
  • Type
  • John Y. M. Koo, MD, FAAD
  • Ethan Charles Levin, MD
  • Iltefat H. Hamzavi, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Mio Nakamura, MD