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F003 - Phototherapy

Friday, March 1; 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Learning Objectives

Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Select the appropriate phototherapy/photochemotherapy for the patient;
  • Manage the patient on phototherapy;
  • Establish phototherapy unit.


The latest information on available UV-based therapy (NB-UVB, targeted phototherapy, PUVA, UVA1) will be presented. The appropriate selection of phototherapy vs biologics or small molecule inhibitors will be discussed. Practical tips will be given on establishing a phototherapy unit.


  • Bhutani, Tina, MD: Eli Lilly and Company – I(Grants/Research Funding); Janssen Research & Development, LLC – I(Grants/Research Funding); Merck & Co., Inc – I(Grants/Research Funding); Regeneron – C(Fees); Strata Skin Sciences – I(Grants/Research Funding);
  • Buzney, Elizabeth A., MD: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
  • Chien, Anna, MD: Boots – I(Grants/Research Funding); Galderma USA – A(H); L'Oreal USA Inc. – I(Grants/Research Funding); Unilever – I(Grants/Research Funding);
  • Lim, Henry W., MD: Beiersdorf, Inc. – I(Grants/Research Funding); Eli Lilly and Company – Speaker/Faculty Education(H); Estee Lauder – I(Grants/Research Funding); Ferndale Laboratories, Inc. – A(H), I(Grants/Research Funding); Galderma Laboratories, LP – A(H); Incyte Corporation – I(Grants/Research Funding); ISDIN – C(Fees); Pierre Fabre Dermatologie – C(Fees), Speaker/Faculty Education(H); Unigen – I(Grants/Research Funding);
  • Stoff, Benjamin, MD: Celtaxsys Inc – I(Fees);
Friday, March 1
9:00 AM
Dr. Lim / NB-UVB in the era of biologics and small molecule inhibitors
9:25 AM
Dr. Bhutani / What is the role of targeted phototherapy in dermatology?
9:50 AM
Dr. Stoff / PUVA: Shall we still use it for psoriasis in 2019?
10:10 AM
Dr. Chien / What's new with UVA1 phototherapy?
10:35 AM
Dr. Buzney / Practical tips on establishing and running a phototherapy unit
Event Details
  • Date
    Friday, March 1
  • Time
    9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Location
    Room 201
  • CME Credits
  • Type
  • Anna Chien, MD, FAAD
  • Benjamin Stoff, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Elizabeth A. Buzney, MD, FAAD
  • Tina Bhutani, MD, FAAD