Psoriasis Treatment By The Best Dermatologist in Islamabad
Psoriasis is becoming common in Pakistan. This skin Disease is a non-contagious skin condition, which is difficult to diagnose. Prof. Dr Ikram Ullah Khan, the top skin specialist in Islamabad, uses his expertise and state-of-the-art technology to properly diagnose and treat this skin disease.
What is Psoriasis?
A chronic autoimmune skin disorder in which there is a rapid growth of skin cells occurs is known as psoriasis. On lighter skin, it appears as red patches with silvery scales. While on darker skin, violet, purplish plaques with grey scales formed.
The cause of the disease is still unknown. Environmental and genetic factors have a role in psoriasis. But, some causes like certain medications, skin infections, and stress trigger this disease. Patients suffering from psoriasis feel dry, bleeding skin, inflammation, pain in joints, itching, and soreness in the skin.
Areas Affected by Psoriasis:
This skin disease can grow on any part of your skin. Scalp, knees, elbows, lower back, nails, and limbs are most affected by this disease. There are several types of psoriasis based on the area of the lesion.
Early Diagnosis by Punch Biopsy in Prof. Dr Ikram Ullah Khan‘s Clinic:
Prof. Dr Ikram Ullah Khan diagnoses psoriasis by first taking the family history, lifestyle knowledge, and physical examination of the patient’s skin. Then, he conducts a punch biopsy of 5mm by taking tissues from the skin. The collected tissues were sent to the pathological lab. Prof. Dr Ikram Ullah Khan, the top dermatologist in Islamabad, studies each slide by himself. After confirmation of the disease, he suggests suitable treatment tailored to the needs of the patient.
Awareness Sessions on Psoriasis by Prof. Dr Ikram Ullah Khan:
Based on the prior knowledge of the patient’s history and examination of slides. Prof. Dr Ikram Ullah Khan discusses the nature and extent of the disease with the patient. He believes that through lifestyle modification, better treatment, and awareness sessions patient can be better equipped to manage his condition.
Psoriasis Treatment by Prof. Dr Ikram Ullah Khan:
Prof. Dr Ikram Ullah Khan is confident that psoriasis is treatable. Based on the severity, nature, and location of this disease, he suggests various topical creams, biological drugs, systemic medicines, phototherapy treatments, and laser treatments. Some common treatment approaches include:
- Topical Corticosteroids.
- Oral Retinoids.
- Vitamin D analogs.
- Topical Calcineurin Inhibitors.
- Cyclosporins, etc.
Phototherapy treatment at Prof. Dr Ikram Ullah Khan’s Clinic for Psoriasis:
Phototherapy is the treatment option for this skin disease. Prof. Dr Ikram Ullah Khan exposes patients to UVA or UVB light in a specific phototherapy chamber.
- Ultraviolet B (UVB) Therapy: The Ultraviolet B exposure is significant in reducing the growth of skin cells.
- Ultraviolet A Therapy: Firstly, psoralen medicine is given to the patient then is exposed to UVA light.
Excimer 380 Laser Treatment at Prof. Dr Ikram Ullah Khan Clinic for Psoriasis:
At Prof. Dr Ikram Ullah Khan‘s clinic advanced technology, Excimer 308, is used for the treatment of this skin disease. In this treatment, UVB light is given to the affected areas to remove inflammation, scaly patches, and itching from the skin. Excimer 308 treatment is significant in healing the skin.
Monitoring And Follow Up Sessions by Prof. Dr Ikram Ullah Khan:
Psoriasis treatment is a time-consuming process. Prof. Dr Ikram Ullah Khan ensures that the patient receives maximum advantages from treatment. That’s why he conducts follow-up sessions to monitor the progress of treatment. These sessions help make any adjustments to the previous treatment plans. Learn more about more post treatment care.
Consultation with Prof. Dr Ikram Ullah Khan, the best skin specialist in Islamabad, is the only way to overcome psoriasis. Book your appointments at www.drikram.com or visit our Facebook page for further details.