Current lasers in skin resurfacing

Lisa E. Airan, George Hruza

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Abstract

Because of its cosmetic implications in the treatment of photo-aging and facial rejuvenation, CO2 and Er:YAG laser resurfacing has generated much interest. It has replaced dermabrasion and medium and deep chemical peels in many clinical settings. The best technique or combination of techniques for any given treatment will depend on the judgment and experience of the skilled clinician. Treatment results have been impressive. As laser technology is refined, the side effect and complication profiles of laser resurfacing continue to improve.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)127-139
Number of pages13
JournalFacial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America
Volume13
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2005

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