Psoriasis (sore-EYE-ah-sis) is a chronic disease that develops when the immune system sends faulty signals that tell skin cells to grow quickly and abnormally. New skin cells form in days rather than weeks in a disorganized manner that can damage healthy tissue and cause serious discomfort. As these cells grow, they pile up on the surface of the skin causing patches or ‘plaques’ to appear. Psoriasis is primarily a disease that happens to people who have a gene that makes them prone to psoriasis. Psoriasis is not transmitted from one person to another by touch and even though it may resemble certain contagious skin disease, it is not contagious.
Most patients suffering from psoriasis will have specific type of psoriasis that can affect treatments and outcomes including:
At Paragon Healthcare Specialty, we strive to help provide patients the opportunity to gain access to highly targeted therapies that have been proven to control symptoms of Psoriasis better than traditional therapies of the past.
Our dedicated team of pharmacists, nurses, and technicians are uniquely qualified to assist patients with all aspects of their specialty medications including coordination with physicians and insurance providers, all while providing streamlined, comprehensive care to patients.
Best of all, patients have 24/7 access to our on-call pharmacy support team and can expect their medication to be delivered to the front door with no extra costs.