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Treatments for Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)
The treatment and management of eczema may include lifestyle changes, medications, phototherapy, and alternative and complementary therapies. The goal of these treatments is to reduce or alleviate skin irritation and other symptoms of eczema.
Treatment may involve the following:Lifestyle changesMedicationsOther treatmentsAlternative and complementary therapies
There are no surgical procedures for the treatment of eczema at this time.
The American Academy of Dermatology website. Available at: http://www.aad.org/default.htm.
- Reviewer: Michael Woods, MD
- Review Date: 11/2013
- Update Date: 09/11/2012