Navigation Links
Lasers for Acne

Doctors may have a new tool to help acne patients. A new study highlights the use of a pulsed-dye laser for acne sufferers. //This is important because this skin disease can lead to social isolation, difficulty with getting a job and sometimes even suicide.

Doctors from London recruited 41 adults with mild to moderate facial acne. Thirty-one of the patients received one treatment of the pulsed-dye laser. The other 10 served as the control group. Researchers say, at three months, the acne scale scores for the laser patients dropped in half. The patients in the control group saw no change.

Doctors say it is important to find new tools to treat acne, because they say the bacteria-causing acne is becoming resistant to antibiotics. Oral antibiotics are typically used for six to eight months. The researchers write, "At a time when prudent antibiotic prescription is being advocated in public-health initiatives to prevent the development of widespread global antibiotic resistance, the routine use of long courses of antibiotic treatment for acne should be re-assessed."

Authors of the study say this laser treatment may be developed as a new therapeutic approach to treating acne. They noted during the study, there was also an improvement in scarring. They speculate it will be able to accomplish two goals during one session. They believe further studies must be done to determine whether the lasers should be used alone or in conjunction with pharmacological treatment.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Nanocomposite Labeled Cancer Cells Targeted and Destroyed by Using Lasers
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:4/26/2017)... Houston, TX (PRWEB) , ... April 26, 2017 ... ... open data set that describes the adoption of e-prescribing as measured in Part ... different individual prescribers deliver prescriptions to pharmacies, either using e-prescribing, faxes or paper. ...
(Date:4/26/2017)... ... , ... Miami native and local periodontist Dr. John Paul Gallardo ... back in 1991 that this journey would have taken me into so many learning ... Dr. Gallardo has pioneered implant dentistry innovation, evolving into an internationally recognized leader in ...
(Date:4/26/2017)... , ... April 26, 2017 , ... ... performance, is proud to announce that it has received 510(k) clearance from the ... MyoCycle Home and the MyoCycle Pro. , Both devices are stationary cycling systems ...
(Date:4/25/2017)... ... 25, 2017 , ... A stressful work environment can hurt the physical and ... and performance in the workplace. The goal of Clearview Resolution Services has always been ... April, Clearview Resolution Services will be shutting down the office early on Fridays. The ...
(Date:4/25/2017)... ... April 25, 2017 , ... ... modern procedure that achieves results in a fraction of the time as traditional ... NV, with Significance Dental Specialists, now offers this revolutionary treatment with or without ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/20/2017)... 2017  RXi Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NASDAQ: RXII), a ... significant unmet medical needs, today announced that it ... product development program, based on its proprietary self-delivering ... Dermatology (SID) 76 th Annual Meeting.  The ... sciences relevant to skin health and disease through ...
(Date:4/20/2017)... DUBLIN , April 20, 2017 ... "Global Pharmacogenomics Market Size, Market Share, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, ... 2024" report to their offering. ... The global pharmacogenomics market was valued at US$ ... 11,938.8 Mn by 2024, expanding at a CAGR of 5.6% ...
(Date:4/19/2017)... Cardiology devices segment is anticipated to reach the highest market ... segment is likely to create absolute $ opportunity of a ... By the end of 2027, Cardiology Devices segment is projected ... expanding at a CAGR of 18.4% over the forecast period. ... reprocessed medical devices market in terms of revenue ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: