A single-center, open-label study on the use of injectable poly-L-lactic acid for the treatment of moderate to severe scarring from acne or varicella.

@article{Beer2007ASO,
  title={A single-center, open-label study on the use of injectable poly-L-lactic acid for the treatment of moderate to severe scarring from acne or varicella.},
  author={Kenneth Robert Beer},
  journal={Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]},
  year={2007},
  volume={33 Suppl 2},
  pages={S159-67}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Acne scars may negatively impact quality of life. The purpose of this study was to collect preliminary data on the efficacy and safety of injectable poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA, Sculptra, Dermik Laboratories) for the treatment of acne scars. METHODS Twenty subjects aged 42.4+/-10.7 years (10 men, 10 women) with facial scars resulting from moderate to severe acne or varicella participated in this single-center, open-label prospective study. The primary end point was the… CONTINUE READING

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