Major Goals of Treatment:

  • Understand the condition
  • Avoid the trigger factors as much as possible
  • Minimize the itching and reduce inflammation
  • Develop realistic expectations for control of your eczema
  • Learn the advantages and disadvantages of your treatment choices
  • Reduce frequency and severity of flare-ups

Objectives of Therapy:

A patient’s medical treatment expectations should be as follows:

  • Control symptoms and signs
  • Long term care required
  • Control dryness, inflammation, itch, scratch, infection