Navigation Links
New laser technology heals acne scars ,,

There’s good news for adults with acne and resultant facial scarring. A new study in the current issue of Dermatologic Surgery, the medical journal of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery//, reports that patients treated with less invasive - or non-ablative - lasers showed significant improvement of mild to severe acne scars with fewer side effects common with ablative procedures, such as facial resurfacing, dermabrasion and chemical peels.

Until recently, ablative procedures were used to treat acne scars by removing the outer layers of skin (epidermis and top dermis) to promote growth of new, smoother and more uniform layers. However, possible adverse events include infection, bleeding, pigment changes and permanent scarring.

In the study, dermasurgeons at Northwestern University Medical Center in Chicago used two different non-ablative lasers, Lyra and CoolTouch II, to treat 12 patients with mild to severe acne scarring. The objective was to evaluate the effectiveness of the less invasive lasers as an alternative treatment.

“Non-ablative laser treatments are becoming popular because they significantly decrease risks for adverse events and reduce the need for post-op care,” said lead author Dina Yaghmai, MD. “These laser systems have long wavelengths that allow deep dermal penetration, and protect the epidermis while heating a large volume of dermal tissue,” she said. Yaghmai added that non-ablative lasers heal acne scars by remodeling the skin through stimulation of collagen production.

“This study demonstrated that both non-ablative laser systems are safe and effective for treating acne scars,” said Dr. Yaghmai. “As with all non-ablative treatments for acne scarring, it is crucial that patients have realistic expectations of the degree of improvement they can achieve.”


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Better skin with lasers
2. Treating acne with laser
3. Discovery of World’s smallest laser
4. Vedic vibration technology- the new cure for arthritis
5. Biotechnology industry expected to grow into a three billion dollar industry by 2002
6. Biotechnology on the lead
7. New technology to decipher neural connections dealing with heredity and environment
8. CoQ10 bioavailability increased by Nanotechnology
9. Developing a new vaccine using a new technology
10. T-waves to sweep over imaging technology
11. Nanotechnology Revolution To Be Spearheaded By European Union
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:2/8/2016)... ... February 08, 2016 , ... Joshua Rosenthal, PhD, ... healthcare companies can use newly released government data on populations and physicians to ... intervene and capture the value they create to succeed in new economic models ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... ... 2016 , ... According to research by the National Association ... to be certified or obtain continuing education. To increase patient awareness of the ... Mouth?” campaign to inform dentists and patients about the possible lack of skills ...
(Date:2/7/2016)... Texas (PRWEB) , ... February 07, 2016 , ... ... new MyDecision™ program. MyDecision™ empowers employers and organizations with the tools and information ... MyDecision™ combines three elements to cut the cost of providing employee healthcare benefits ...
(Date:2/6/2016)... , ... February 06, 2016 , ... US Sports Camps ... Conference (YUCC) . This event brings together top non-profit leaders, ultimate organizations, and coaches ... Girls Ultimate”. Valerio Iani, Bay Area Disc Program Director of Youth and Education, describes ...
(Date:2/6/2016)... ... February 06, 2016 , ... Research ... treatment helps to reduce the frequency and level of relapse. , ... Healthy Identity and Purpose,” will explore the critical tasks of the recovery phase ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/8/2016)... DUBLIN , Feb. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... announced the addition of the "Label-Free ... Global Forecasts to 2020" report to ... has announced the addition of the ... - Global Forecasts to 2020" report ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... , Feb. 8, 2016  Dynatronics Corporation (NASDAQ: ... advanced-technology medical devices and rehabilitation equipment for the ... the Denver Broncos, football team for winning the ... Jr. , Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.  "The ... we look forward to enhancing their athletic achievements ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... 8, 2016 --> ... by Allied Market Research titled, "World Synthetic ... 2014-2020", estimates the world synthetic biology market to ... sequencing technology segment would continue to lead the ... segment, collectively, held around half of the market ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: