News - 26 Feb `18New Phototherapy Devices for Home and Clinic Use

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If youve been our reader for any length of time, youve heard me talk about home-based phototherapy many times, and for good reason. Its the best option available for most vitiligo patients, alone or in combination with topical treatments. A number of new devices for clinic- and home-based phototherapy were presented at the annual AAD congress and expo held in San Diego earlier this month. 

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