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Great results from UVA 1

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#1 louiserawlings01


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Posted 06 May 2013 - 04:26 AM

My daughter started to go to Nine wells hospital in Dundee just before holiday for UVA1 treatment for her skin.  It has made a fantastic difference to the skin that is not beyond repair.  Her skin has softened significantly.. She was going twice a week for 15 weeks and got a nice little tan as well.

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Posted 06 May 2013 - 11:53 AM

Hi Louise,


That does sound very encouraging! I've never had this treatment myself, but I understand that it has been very successful for some of our other members.


Here's a couple of links to our medical pages on UVA1 Treatment and also here as well.


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#3 Amanda Thorpe

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Posted 14 May 2013 - 03:53 PM

Hello Louise


That's great news! I am so glad things have improved and that you have shared, as Jo mentioned there's little on the forums about UVA1 phototherapy so this feedback is invaluable.


Take care.

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