Treating psoriasis on face unlike other parts is quite different. Our face is quite sensitive and the areas where psoriasis could occur are the area between the nose and upper lip, eyebrows, hairline and upper forehead. You can treat psoriasis depending on the face texture The main treatment for psoriasis are combination at times. Synthetic vitamin D, for example, Dovonex, ointments or creams helps in treating face psoriasis. The side effects could be irritation on thea face. The prescription is usually for a few days or weeks. If you use the cream for more than prescribed duration then the skin areas become thinner, shinier, easily susceptible to bruises and can give stretch marks. Calcitriol is another drug that can treat psoriasis. Retinoids such as Tazorac can help remove scales and can ease the swollen or inflamed area. Another FDA approved drug for treating psoriasis would be Pimecrolimus and tacrolimus that can remove eczema. Xtrac psoriasis treatment is also effective. Always maintain the shorter duration because it is proved to be effective. Another drug to treat psoriasis on the face is crisaborole ointment which is a topical ointment that reduces inflammation. This is studied to cause slight burning on application.
If you are known to have psoriasis on eyelids, you will be unable to see and the edges can get rusty and swollen. Special corticosteroids help in treating eyelid psoriasis, if they get into the eyes there are chances of glaucoma or cataracts. The other ointments are tacrolimus that do not have any side effects. The skin near the eyelid areas are delicate and can get affected badly if not applied properly, if you’re likely to develop allergies, let your doctor know. Psoriasis in the ears can lead to hearing loss. You can drip corticosteroid into the ears to remove the block near eardrum. Psoriasis near mouth or nose can be far more irritating. Steroid creams or ointments can be used to moisturize the affected areas. Clean the affected area with saline solution. Low potency hydro-corticosteroids can be used. Dietary supplements like fish oil, vitamin D, Aloe Vera, Oregon grape help treat psoriasis on the face. Use a steamer to ease the scales keeping it moist.