1. phototherapy

noun. the use of strong light to treat acne or hyperbilirubinemia of the newborn.


  • radiotherapy
  • radiation therapy
  • irradiation
  • actinotherapy

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Sentences with phototherapy

1. Noun, singular or mass
UVA phototherapy is generally used along with psoralen which is a light sensitising tablet.

2. Noun, plural
Treatment for eczema can include lifestyle and skin care changes, prescription topical or oral medications or even phototherapy, which uses ultraviolet light to treat the skin.

3. Adjective
The coal tar makes skin more sensitive to UVB light, which in turn makes phototherapy sessions more effective.