Phototherapy is a possible therapeutic option for moderate to severe AD, particularly narrow-band UVB. It can be used in conjunction with emollients and topical corticosteroids to reduce flareups. However, a disadvantage of phototherapy is that it requires a major time commitment and administration by skilled personnel. Given his busy career, it is unlikely that phototherapy would be a realistic option for this patient.
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