FAQS

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Patients can speak directly with an XTRAC Specialist at 1-800-974-8958 or email PatientAdvocate@strataskin.com.

A: Almost all patients with plaque psoriasis are candidates for the XTRAC Therapy. If you have mild, moderate or severe psoriasis, you should consider the XTRAC Therapy.
A: The XTRAC Therapy can be used on any plaque psoriasis regardless of location on the body. The XTRAC Therapy is excellent for hard to treat areas such as the scalp, knees or elbows.
A: Yes. XTRAC treatments have been performed on children as young as just a few years old.
A: Most patients will begin to notice improvement in their psoriasis within 3 or 4 treatments. Significant improvement is often seen in 6 to 10 treatments, with clearance in 10 to 20 treatments. Individual results will vary.
A: No. Most patients feel no pain or discomfort during the XTRAC Therapy.
A: No. The XTRAC treatment is pain free.
A: Treatments are relatively quick. The exact time depends on how many psoriasis areas are being treated with the XTRAC. Typically, patients can be in and out of the treatment room in ten to fifteen minutes.
A: Each patient is unique, but psoriasis sufferers who have experienced the XTRAC Therapy have found that relief can last for extended periods of time, typically 4 to 6 months or longer than other psoriasis treatments.
A: All major insurance companies and Medicare provide coverage for the XTRAC laser treatments. For questions about insurance coverage and to verify your benefits, please contact us at 1-800-974-8958.
A: The XTRAC Therapy is covered by all major insurance companies and Medicare. If you are covered by insurance, typically your costs will be your standard co-pay or deductible costs. If you do not have insurance coverage, an XTRAC physician can discuss a cash payment plan.
A: The XTRAC Therapy is performed two to three times per week in your physician’s office. Your physician will discuss with you the best treatment program that fits your need.
A: Contact us at 1-800-974-8958 and we can tell you if your physician offers the XTRAC Therapy. If your physician does not offer the XTRAC Therapy, we can provide you the name of a physician nearest you that does.
A: By contacting us at 1-800-974-8958, we should be able to “fast track” you by getting your first appointment scheduled within 24-48 hours after we verify your insurance coverage.
A: An XTRAC Physician can define the best treatment protocol for you and whether the XTRAC Therapy should be used with other medications.
A: The XTRAC Therapy limits exposure of healthy skin to treatment. Also, there is no thinning of the skin as is common with topical medications. There are also none of the dangerous health risks often associated with biologics and systemic medications.