Orthopaedic Hospital in Pune, India - Ruby Hall Clinic



What is Phototherapy?

Phototherapy is a medical treatment that utilizes light to manage and treat various health conditions. Also known as light therapy, it has been employed for decades to address a range of ailments, most notably skin disorders and certain mood-related conditions. This therapy harnesses the power of specific wavelengths of light to stimulate healing and promote overall well-being.

Orthopaedic Hospital, Wanowarie - Ruby Hall Clinic

Phototherapy FAQ's

Who needs phototherapy?

Over the past several years, NB-UVB has proven to be an effective treatment option for conditions such as vitiligo (white patches), psoriasis, mycosis fungoides (cutaneous lymphoma), eczema, itching due to kidney/liver failure, seasonal affective disorder and other skin conditions. It can be used as monotherapy or in combination with topical or systemic agents.

Who should avoid phototherapy?

Family history of skin cancer, dermatomyositis, lupus, etc.

What are its side effects?

Tanning, dryness. If done without supervision it can lead to a burn like sunburn.

How many sittings will it take to start seeing results?

It will take approximately 10 - 15 sittings.

How long does does each sitting take?

Each sitting takes around 5-15 minutes.

How frequent are the sessions?

2-3 times a week.

How does it work?

It reduces inflammation.

What do I need to do?

Don’t put on lotion or moisturizer except oil for 24 hours before each treatment.

For each treatment, you will need:

Protective goggles.

If you’re only getting phototherapy to certain areas of your body, make sure all other areas are covered. You can cover them with clothing or sunscreen. This keeps your skin from getting burned. If you have any questions about covering your body, ask your healthcare provider.

Wear protective goggles during every treatment, as instructed by your healthcare provider. Wearing goggles will help prevent damage to your eyesight.

If your eyelids are the area being treated, you don’t need to wear the goggles but be sure to keep your eyes closed during your entire treatment.

The dose of phototherapy will be calibrated (pre-set) for you by the doctor.

Expose your affected skin to the phototherapy light, as directed by your doctor.

Physical and Medical Rehabilitation:

Our uniquely customised physical and occupational therapy programs help you get back to your feet within no time after a surgery or traumatic incident.

After Treatment

Phototherapy can dry out your skin. Moisturize your skin with a fragrance-free moisturizer and use a sunscreen

Price chart

NB - UVB Procedure (Dermatology Procedures)
SR Dept. Code Serv. Code Serv. Name OPD/GEN Ward Day Care Semi-Private Non AC Semi-Pvt AC Pvt-Non AC Pvt-AC Deluxe Suite PR Suite
1 67 58 NB - UVB PROCEDURE - Consultation with Single Sitting 1000 1100 1200 1350 1500 1650 1800 2000 2200
2 67 59 NB - UVB PROCEDURE - Package - 10 Sittings 8000 9000 10000 11000 12000 13000 14500 16000 18000
3 67 60 NB - UVB PROCEDURE - Package - 30 Sittings 21000 23000 25500 28000 31000 34000 37500 41000 45000
4 67 60 NB - UVB PROCEDURE - Accessories / Consumables 750 750 750 750 750 750 750 750 750
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