Do you have PSORIASIS?

UVA Tracking #
HSR190049
Principal Investigator
Richard Flowers
Contact
Sarah Owusu
Contact Phone
434.924.8673
Official Trial Title
A pragmatic study of home versus office-based narrow band ultraviolet B phototherapy for the treatment of psoriasis
Study Description

UVA Dermatology Department seeks ANYONE ages 12 and up with psoriasis for a research study. The purpose of the study is to compare the effectiveness of home vs. office based phototherapy treatment of psoriasis.

You may be eligible for this study if:
• You are willing and able to receive phototherapy treatment at home or in the clinic 3 times a week for 12 weeks
• You are at least 12 years old
• You have never had phototherapy treatment or have not had phototherapy treatment for at least 2 weeks

Study involves being randomly selected to receive phototherapy treatment at home or in the UVA dermatology clinic for 12 weeks.

Participant’s insurance company will be billed for all routine-care phototherapy treatment in-clinic visits. Phototherapy treatment at home is free of charge.

Compensation

Compensated up to $140 for completing surveys on your phone

Visitor Guidelines

Clinics & COVID-19 Patients: No Visitors 

For adult clinic appointments or those in the hospital with COVID-19:

  • No one can come with you into clinic buildings
  • No visitors at the bedside of COVID-19 cases
  • The care team can allow standard exceptions 

In Hospital, ED, & Procedures: 1 Visitor

For adults in the hospital, emergency department, or having medical procedures:

  • Only 1 visitor allowed at a time
  • Two visitors can be designated
  • The care team can allow standard exceptions

Virtual Options: Connect From a Distance

When you can't visit in person, you can still:

Visitor Guidelines

Clinics & COVID-19 Patients: No Visitors 

For adult clinic appointments or those in the hospital with COVID-19:

  • No one can come with you into clinic buildings
  • No visitors at the bedside of COVID-19 cases
  • The care team can allow standard exceptions 

In Hospital, ED, & Procedures: 1 Visitor

For adults in the hospital, emergency department, or having medical procedures:

  • Only 1 visitor allowed at a time
  • Two visitors can be designated
  • The care team can allow standard exceptions

Virtual Options: Connect From a Distance

When you can't visit in person, you can still: