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Psoriasis diagnosis, treatment and medication

Connect with an Online Dermatologist today! Medications delivered to your preferred pharmacy 

Psoriasis Treatment FAQ

Can a Dermatologist treat Psoriasis at DermCafé?

Absolutely! Psoriasis has many characteristic features that can be safely identified on photo submission. It is also one of the most common and treated conditions in dermatology 

What are the symptoms?

Dry, thick, and raised patches on the skin are the most common sign of psoriasis. These patches are often covered with a silvery-white coating called scale, and they tend to itch.

Why treat psoriasis?

Psoriasis can dramatically affect a person’s quality of life, from unwanted skin thickening to severe skin flaking to the potential inflammatory effects it can have on other parts of your body (e.g. joints). Treatment with the right medical creams or oral medications can provide your skin and general health with relief and restore it to its healthy state

How is it treated?

No treatment can cure psoriasis, but the right treatments can control it.  Your DermCafé dermatologist will create a treatment plan tailored to your needs which may include medical creams (e.g. Dovobet ointment) and/or oral medications when necessary.

What is DermCafé?

Connect with a DermCafé Dermatologist today! 

We’re a Digital Dermatology Centre that aims to provide all Canadians with equitable, accessible, convenient and modern dermatology care.

Simply submit your symptom info and skin photos online and connect with an online dermatologist at your convenience.

Visit our How This Work page to learn more. 

Step 1

Submit your Symptom Info and Photos online

Step 2

Book your Online Appointment

Step 4

Access Your Online Results Anytime

Choose your preferred Pharmacy for medication delivery

Download DermCafé Info Sheets, bloodwork forms and Sick Notes, and book follow-up appointments when needed

Step 3

Audio/Video Visit with Your Dermatologist

OHIP/MSP-covered visits require a Referral by another Physician. Simply book a Video Visit with our Family Doctor first

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