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Narrowband UVB (NB-UVB) Phototherapy is an option for the treatment of vitiligo that uses ultraviolet light in a very narrow range of wavelengths (311 – 312 nanometers). This wave range has been shown to be more effective when treating areas of depigmentation and is less likely to cause adverse effects such as sunburn. *
In a recent study on sun exposure and healthy skin habits, researchers from NYU and Boston University found that participants were more likely to improve their approach to sun protection after viewing images that showed their personal sun damage. Using Canfield’s VISIA® Complexion Analysis system, doctors performed a detailed sub-surface facial skin analysis and shared the resulting images with the participants. The study is published in the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology.
The New Haven Register reports that Dr. Derek Steinbacher, Director of Cleft and Craniofacial Surgery at Yale School of Medicine, uses VECTRA 3D images to streamline surgical planning.
Read the full story here http://www.nhregister.com/health/20170402/new-haven-plastic-surgeon-uses-3d-camera-to-help-improve-patients-health-appearance