Psoriasis is a chronic condition that develops when the immune
system sends faulty signals that tell skin cells to grow too quickly.
New skin cells form in days rather than weeks and, when the body does
not shed these extra cells, they pile up on the surface of the skin,
causing patches of psoriasis to appear. Effectively managing this
condition is the goal of the Stanford Psoriasis Clinic.
How do you treat prosiasis?
The management of psoriasis is rapidly changing. New and emerging
research has led to cutting edge therapies not previously available to
our patients. Stanford University is home to experts in the care of
psoriasis. We operate one of the most advanced clinics offering
narrow-band ultraviolet instruments as well as injection and infusion
Learn more about psoriasis
Read more about psoriasis
from the American Academy of Dermatology.