Eczema and atopic dermatitis can be unpredictable, but there are a number of treatments available and these vary depending on the type, severity and impact of your disease. Learn more about keeping your symptoms under control and the available, medically validated treatment options.



Nottingham Support Group for Carers of Children with Eczema

Emollients are an important part of everyday treatment for atopic eczema. They are not the same as cosmetic moisturisers. Emollients should be used at least daily all over the body, even when the skin appears “clear” in order to help prevent future eczema flares.

Find an eczema expert (US only)

National Eczema Association

Find a health care provider near you with experience treating eczema and related conditions.

Giving topical steroids the fingertip

National Eczema Association

Factsheet offering guidance on the use of topical steroid creams.


Nottingham Support Group for Carers of Children with Eczema

Phototherapy (also called ultraviolet light or just light treatment) is an option for young people with severe eczema who do not respond enough to creams and ointments.

Prescription treatments for eczema

National Eczema Association

Short guide to topical steroids, phototherapy, immunosuppressants and biologics.

Product Directory

National Eczema Association

The directory contains a listing of products which have received the National Eczema Association Seal of Acceptance

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