• Citations Per Year
Learn More
BACKGROUND UV-exposure induces photoaging of the skin. OBJECTIVE Testing the efficacy and safety of oral Imedeen in photoaged skin. METHODS Three month placebo-controlled randomized study of 144 subjects and 9-month-uncontrolled continuation. Efficacy measurements included clinical evaluation, self-evaluation, photograph evaluation, as well as(More)
BACKGROUND The pulsed dye laser is the treatment of choice for children with port-wine stains (PWSs). Evaluation of treatment outcome and adverse effects is traditionally based on subjective clinical scoring systems. We intend to objectify treatment results and adverse reactions after 1 treatment with the pulsed dye laser. DESIGN A before-and-after trial(More)
Promising clinical results have been obtained with the normal mode ruby laser for removal of unwanted hair. Melanin within the hair follicles is thought to act as target for the ruby laser pulses, whereas epidermal melanin is thought to be a competitive chromophore, responsible for potential side effects. This study aimed (i) to objectify postoperative(More)
The pulsed dye laser is the treatment of choice for port-wine stains. In this study we evaluate the importance of preoperative skin pigmentation and skin redness for the development of side effects from one treatment with the pulsed dye laser. A risk assessment is performed and skin reflectance measurement objectifies postoperative pigmentary changes.(More)
  • 1