Efficacy of a 2-mm spot size lens for the treatment of superficial vascular lesions with a flashlamp-pumped dye laser.

@article{Grekin1997EfficacyOA,
  title={Efficacy of a 2-mm spot size lens for the treatment of superficial vascular lesions with a flashlamp-pumped dye laser.},
  author={Roy C. Grekin and Timothy Corcoran Flynn and Douglas J. Cooper and John K. Geisse},
  journal={International journal of dermatology},
  year={1997},
  volume={36 11},
  pages={
          865-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND The flashlamp-pumped dye laser, using either a 3 or 5 mm spot size, is an excellent instrument for the treatment of port-wine stains and other superficial cutaneous vascular lesions. Problems exist with patient acceptance due to prominent and prolonged blue-black discoloration and the pain associated with the treatment. OBJECTIVE To assess the effectiveness of a flashlamp-pumped dye laser equipped with a 2 mm spot size lens in the treatment of superficial vascular lesions… CONTINUE READING
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