Ultraviolet lamp - common name ultraviolet irradiator device for disinfection of premises and procedures of physical therapy. Also, this device can be called kvartsevatelem or quartz lamp. All UV lamps are similar in principle effects: they handle the air or the surface of the human body with the help of ultraviolet waves of a given length. In the case of the air treatment, ultraviolet kills pathogenic microbes and bacteria, as in the case of exposure to human body - UV rays have a positive influence on the regeneration of skin metabolism, the immune system.
UV lamps are used in a wide range of diseases: in therapy in the treatment of viral infections (including influenza), skin diseases; surgery for the treatment of fractures, ulcers, burns, frostbite, festering wounds, bedsores; in dentistry for the treatment of stomatitis, periodontal disease; treatment of ENT diseases: rhinitis, otitis, tonsillitis, etc. UV lamps are effective in the treatment of many diseases of the skin: seborrhea, psoriasis, eczema, acne, boils, etc.
UV lamps can be used for local irradiation using tubes. In diseases of ENT organs, such as sore throat, tonsillitis, sinusitis, otitis media in physiotherapy procedures performed kvartsevaniya using it to ultraviolet light. At local Kvartsevanie is very important to choose the right time of exposure, as in the case of exceeding the optimum time the skin can become dry.
The use of UV lamps is recommended in the autumn-winter period to compensate for the lack of sun and the prevention of rickets. Lamp helps to give the skin a healthy and fresh look, and a hint of sunburn. It is important to bear in mind that the UV lamps do not cause darkening of the skin, like lamps in tanning salons - in their range of UV radiation is absent, leading to a dramatic darkening of the skin. This is done to protect against the possible development of cancer.
It is important to protect your eyes when working with UV light, it can be done with the help of special glasses or with a cotton swab.