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Phototherapy

Clinique de Dermatologie du Haut-Richelieu

Phototherapy

Phototherapy is an anti-inflammatory treatment which helps treats certain conditions with the help of fluorescent tubes using the 311 nm wavelength of sunlight.

This service is covered by the Régie de l’Assurance Maladie du Québec (RAMQ). Firstly, you must be evaluated by our dermatologist to determine if phototherapy is the right treatment for you.

Here is a list of skin diseases which can be treated by phototherapy (non-exhaustive) :

  • Atopic dermatitis (eczema)
  • Cutaneous T cell lymphoma
  • Granuloma annulare
  • Lichen planus
  • Neurotic excoriations
  • Pityriasis rosea
  • Polymorphic light eruption
  • Prurigo nodularis
  • Pruritus (skin itching)
  • Psoriasis
  • Uremic pruritus
  • Vitiligo

Phototherapy treatments are offered on appointment during clinic working hours:

Monday to Thursday : 8:30 to 16:30
Friday : 8:30 to 12:00

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Price list for non-medically necessary procedures not covered by the Régie de l’Assurance Maladie du Québec

All services which are not medically necessary, which means are not involved in the prevention or the treatment of skin disease are not insured by the Régie de l’Assurance Maladie du Québec (RAMQ). These fees are not covered and must be paid by the patient. This includes the removal of benign lesions such as: age spots, cysts, dermatofibroma, nevi, milia, skin tags, sun spots.

A written consultation from a physician is necessary to book an appointment. Please note that referrals from nurses, podiatrists and dentists will not be accepted.

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