There currently no cure for psoriasis, but there are multiple psoriasis treatments available that can usually lead to a clearing of symptoms. The goal of treatment is to stop the skin cell overgrowth that leads to plaque formation and inflammation.
Treatment options include topical medications, oral medications, lasers, and a new class of medications called “biologics.”
At Goodman Dermatology, in Roswell, GA, dermatologist Dr. Marcus Goodman has had a tremendous amount of experience in diagnosing and treating psoriasis. To see an actual before and after photo of a patient he treated+
Your doctor will recommend one or more of these treatments depending on the following factors:
- Type of psoriasis
- Location (scalp, trunk, hands feet, etc.)
- Severity of psoriasis
- Results of previous treatments
- Ease or convenience of a treatment
- Possible side effects
We now offer XTRAC Laser – XTRAC has been cleared by the FDA and cited in over 45 clinical studies and research programs with findings published in peer-reviewed medical journals around the world. XTRAC is also endorsed by the National Psoriasis Foundation and the technology is part of the approved clinical protocols recommended by the American Academy of Dermatology. Over 2 million XTRAC treatments have been performed by leading dermatologists around the world and with excellent patient results. Now available here in Roswell Georgia at Goodman Dermatology!
Since some treatments work better for some patients than others, be prepared to try more than one treatment.
- Topical Medications – Over-the-Counter
- Topical Medications – Prescription
- Oral Medications
- Combination Therapy
- Rotating Therapies
If you think you may have psoriasis, seek treatment from a board certified dermatology like Dr. Marcus Goodman. Dr. Goodman treats psoriasis patients everyday at his office in Roswell and sees many from Alpharetta, Johns Creek, Marietta and areas all over the Atlanta Metro.