Health Professionals Information
UV (Ultraviolet) Light Therapy
Details of Service:
PLEASE NOTE: Effective from 26th June 2023, the Melton Dermatology Service will be on hold pending recruitment.
Referrals can be made via the process outlined below, but will be placed on a waitlist until services recommence. If the referral is of an urgent nature, please consider referring to another health service or provider.
Ultraviolet Light (UV) Therapy is used as a treatment for many skin-based conditions such as psoriasis and alopecia. Melton Health and Community Services (Green Building) has both a booth and a hand / foot machine to provide this therapy. Sessions can range in both time and frequency per week dependent on the needs of the patient.
A dermatologist must see all patients prior to commencing this service and therefore a GP referral is required. Please refer to our Dermatology information.
This service is funded by the Medicare Benefit Scheme (MBS). It is bulk billed and there is no out of pocket fees associated.
- Melton Health and Community Services (Green Building)
How do I get an appointment:
For this service you require a referral from your General Practitioner addressed to Western Dermatology Unit and sent to the Melton specialist Clinic
For Further information, please call the Referral and Appointment Service on 03 9747 7609.