Pharos Laser

Note from Dr. Levy:

“We have had amazing results with the pharos laser and narrowband UVB with patients with psoriasis and vitiligo. Patients are seeing results in as little as one month and even faster when using both Narrowband UVB and Pharos together*.  Please contact the office to schedule your consultation to see if this treatment is right for you. We are happy to contact your insurance to verify coverage prior to beginning treatment, just ask us.”

Our practice is the first in Burien to offer the state-of-the-art PHAROS excimer laser therapy for psoriasis, vitiligo, and atopic dermatitis.
  • Psoriasis patients may need fewer treatments
  • Traditionally hard-to-treat areas such as knees, elbows, and scalp are easily treated
picture of a pharos laser
  • Most patients experience no pain or discomfort.

  • Targeting only active lesions and limiting exposure to healthy skin, means a high-dose treatment for fast clearing and long remission

  • Better. Safer. Faster. Cheaper.

  • More than a decade of proven clinical success worldwide

  • Millions of dermatology treatments performed

  • Hundreds of thousands of patients treated

  • Unmatched safety


How does PHAROS EX-308 Excimer Laser work?

The EX-308 excimer laser creates a concentrated, but painless, beam of ultraviolet light that is delivered to psoriatic lesions through a hand piece that rests directly on the skin. By precisely targeting only active lesions without exposing healthy skin, the laser safely delivers high-dose treatment for fast clearing and long remission.

Is treatment safe?

The laser may have fewer shortcomings than many common psoriasis treatments. Due to the targeted nature of laser therapy, healthy skin is not exposed to the ultraviolet light. This may reduce the risk of premature skin aging that is often associated with phototherapy. There is no thinning of the skin, bruising, or stretch marks often caused by steroids, nor any of the systemic side effects caused by some oral medications.

How many treatment sessions will I need?

We create a customized course of therapy for you based upon the extent, thickness, and location of the lesions. Some patients enjoy clearing after about 8 sessions.