Table 2

Stepped approach to treatment

Mild atopic eczemaModerate atopic eczemaSevere atopic eczema
EmollientsEmollientsEmollients
Mild potency: topical corticosteroidsModerate potency: topical corticosteroidsPotent: topical corticosteroids
Topical calcineurin inhibitorsTopical calcineurin inhibitors
BandagesBandages
Phototherapy
Systemic therapy