Eczema is an irritating skin disease that can cause dry skin with different severity of pain and itching. UV light can relieve eczema. Eczema can bring emotional stress to people who suffer from this skin disease and just want to relieve it. There are different types of eczema, including:

  • Contact dermatitis
  • Atopic dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Numb Eczema
  • Stasis Dermatitis
  • Sweat herpes eczema

The symptoms of people with eczema may vary, although most people experience the most common symptoms such as extreme itching, inflamed red skin, rough scaly skin, dry, sensitive skin, and swollen areas. Itching is related to all types of eczema, and if people scratch too much, symptoms can worsen. Eczema may develop in babies and children, they may grow up, or eczema may develop in adulthood.

There is currently no known cure for eczema, although there are effective treatments in the form of topical ointments, creams, and ultraviolet light therapy.

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1 How does the UV lamp for eczema work?

Topical treatment may be effective for some people, although UV treatment of eczema has been shown to relieve symptoms in many patients. Ultraviolet therapy, also known as light therapy, should be set in a controlled manner using an appropriate type of ultraviolet lamp under the care of a doctor. The correct type of lamp and the appropriate wavelength must be used, because exposure to the wrong type of ultraviolet radiation may aggravate the symptoms.

Some people notice an improvement in their symptoms during the sunny summer, and these patients are more likely to see improvement with UV therapy. People living in the Northern Hemisphere may notice that ultraviolet light can improve their symptoms in winter when the sun is scarce. Consistency is the key to UV treatment for eczema because improvement usually requires one to two months of regular exposure.

Light is divided into multiple colors and measured in units of wavelength, measured in nanometers (nm). Ultraviolet rays belong to the electromagnetic spectrum of radiant energy and are invisible to the human eye. Ultraviolet rays are divided into three areas: UVA, UVB and UVC radiation. UVA and UVB radiation are commonly used to treat eczema.

The wavelength of UVA light is between 315 and 400 nm, UVB radiation is between 280 and 315 nm, and the wavelength of narrow-band UVB light is 310 nm. UVB radiation is the most common type of light therapy for eczema. It emits a wavelength similar to sunlight and has been shown to relieve symptoms in many patients. Some patients who have received UVA therapy have also been prescribed a drug called psoralen, which makes their skin more susceptible to UVA therapy.

It has been proven that all types of UV rays used in the treatment of eczema can help patients by suppressing an overactive immune system, thereby reducing inflammation, itching and pain. Ultraviolet light therapy can increase the production of vitamin D and increase the skin’s own bacterial resistance system. Facts have proved that light therapy can help about 70% of people with this irritating skin disease to relieve symptoms, or at least calm them down, and in some cases put them in a remittance state.

UV light to treat eczem

2 UVCA Group provides proven UV lamps for eczema treatment

UVCA Group and European partner provide UV lamps that have proven to be very effective in many phototherapy applications. The UVCA Group is world-renowned for its design, engineering, and manufacturing of high-tech, cutting-edge UV lamp technology. Our engineers have an in-depth understanding of ultraviolet radiation and lamp technology, and the performance of the UV lamps provided is better than similar lamps, with long service life and durability.

Our UV phototherapy lamps are used worldwide to treat a variety of medical conditions. Phototherapy lamps have been shown to be effective in treating many skin diseases, including eczema, psoriasis, acne, leukoplakia, and mood disorders such as depression and seasonal affective disorder (SAD), which is a type of depression caused by lack of sunlight. UVCA Group manufactures UV light therapy lamps and provides complete OEM support for all these conditions.

UVCA Group is the world’s leading supplier of UVC germicidal lamps for all disinfection applications, such as air purification systems and water disinfection processes. UVC radiation has been proven to instantly eliminate harmful bacteria and viruses within a few seconds, and it is completely safe for humans. UVCA Group provides the widest selection of UVC germicidal lamps for any application, as well as custom-designed solutions and prototypes.