Nima Ostovari

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OBJECTIVE To compare the efficacy of combined tacrolimus and 308-nm excimer laser therapy vs 308-nm excimer laser monotherapy in treating vitiligo. DESIGN Comparative, prospective, randomized, intraindividual study. PATIENTS Fourteen patients, aged 12 to 63 years, with Fitzpatrick skin types II to IV. INTERVENTION For each patient, 4 to 10 target(More)
BACKGROUND Macular amyloidosis is a primary form of skin amyloidosis with deposition of small to moderate amyloid material in the upper dermis and mild pigmentary incontinence with resultant clinical hyperpigmentation. OBJECTIVES To determine the efficiency of Q-switched Nd:YAG laser (532 and 1064 nm) in reducing the pigmentations due to skin macular(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the true efficacy of the 308-nm excimer laser for darkening striae alba using a modified approach. METHODS Ten subjects were treated using the excimer laser on the white lines of striae, while the normal skin near to and between the lines was covered with zinc oxide cream. Assessment of efficacy was performed by colorimetric scores(More)
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