Lichen Planca

What is Lichen Planca?

Lichen planca is an inflammatory skin condition that can cause bumps or lesions to appear on your skin, in your mouth, or on your nails. There is no known cause of lichen planca, and it usually disappears on its own. Most cases last about 2 years. This condition is most common in middle-aged adults between the ages of 30 and 60. It often affects perimenopausal women. It’s not infectious, so it can’t be passed from person to person.

Narrowband Therapy for Lichen Planca

The most common phototherapy for lichen planus is UVB light therapy, which penetrates only the upper layer of skin (epidermis). UVB Light therapy usually requires two to three treatments a week for several weeks.

***Please note*** – we strongly advise that you keep your GP or Dermatologist aware of any therapy regime and always seek their advice on any treatment of your condition.


The mini-unit is designed for people who suffer from skin conditions on localised areas like patches on arms or legs. It is not suitable for people who are affected over a large body area.                                               

Metalic Canopy

A slightly narrower canopy with 5 x Philips TL01 Narrowband Tubes in total. This unit is suitable for mild to moderate conditions. overing the full length of the body, this unit is suitable for mild to moderate conditions.

Canopy (9)

Full-length canopy for full-body coverage which contains 9 UVB Philips TL01 narrowband tubes, this extra powerful unit is ideal for severe cases of psoriasis, eczema, and vitiligo.                                                  

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