What is XTRAC Laser Therapy?
XTRAC is a narrow-band UVB laser that is FDA approved to treat psoriasis, vitiligo, and eczema. This is a safe and effective treatment, with minimal to no pain for the patient. The XTRAC can relieve symptoms such as plaque build-up and itching, and provides long-lasting relief. Patients can expect 10-20 minute treatments, two to three times a week, for maximum results. The treatment is effective and safe, and approved by the American Academy of Dermatology and the National Psoriasis Foundation.
Our well trained and specialized laser treatment team will be happy to provide a consultation to ensure we can provide the right treatment for you and your individual needs. To schedule an appointment, please call at (858) 397-5755 or schedule online here.
Am I a candidate for XTRAC?
Adults and children who have mild to moderate psoriasis, eczema, and vitiligo are strong candidates. Often patients who have not seen success with topical treatments or medications are encouraged to also consider XTRAC laser therapy. This is a great alternative option to injectable medications because XTRAC can be used simultaneously with injectable and topical medications. Our providers will always ensure you are receiving the correct treatments. XTRAC is safe for pregnant and nursing women and children. Our providers will always ensure you are receiving the correct treatments.
How effective is XTRAC?
Depending on the severity of the patient’s conditions, treatments will range from twenty to thirty brief treatment sessions. As a result of full XTRAC treatment, patients can expect clear or significantly reduce the symptoms of the affected area. Patients may experience relief or see some results in as little as three to four treatments. The results should last several months without remission.
What are possible side effects of XTRAC lasers?
Redness, itching and warmth are possible side effects. The XTRAC is safe for patients of all ages, including kids. Your dermatologist will cover all side effects before and after treatment.
How does XTRAC compare to other treatments?
The XTRAC can be used in conjunction with topical treatments and injectable biologics.
- No messy creams and daily skincare regiment
- No reduction in effectiveness
- Effective on hard to treat areas (scalp, elbows, etc.)
- No risk of skin thinning or stretch marks
- No worry of harmful side effects such as:
- Liver damage
- Birth defects
- Heart failure
- No monthly injections
- XTRAC has much more afforadable costs
- No UV exposure to healthy skin
- No risk of skin cancer
- Significantly fewer treatments
Does My Insurance Cover XTRAC Laser Therapy:
Most insurances, including Medi-Cal plans cover XTRAC Laser Therapy. Insurance plans typically require a step therapy first for plaque psoriasis or eczema. Step therapy includes trying and failing topical or oral medications before getting approval for XTRAC. Vitiligo is a tier-one therapy; therefore, vitiligo patients can receive treatment without having to try other topical or oral medications. Our staff will always perform a benefits check to let you know the amount that your insurance covers, and what your exact cost for the treatment will be prior to any treatment.
For more information on the XTRAC, visit https://www.xtracclear.com.