Efficacy of the 1.5 millisecond pulse-duration, 585 nm, pulsed-dye laser for treating port-wine stains.

@article{Bernstein2005EfficacyOT,
  title={Efficacy of the 1.5 millisecond pulse-duration, 585 nm, pulsed-dye laser for treating port-wine stains.},
  author={Eric F. Bernstein and Douglas B Brown},
  journal={Lasers in surgery and medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={36 5},
  pages={341-6}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Some reports have suggested that 1.5-millisecond pulse-duration pulsed-dye lasers (PDLs) may have increased efficacy in treating port-wine stains (PWSs) as compared to previous generation lasers. We study the efficacy of the 1.5-millisecond pulse-duration PDL for treating PWSs. STUDY DESIGN/MATERIALS AND METHODS We treated 104 areas of involvement by PWSs in 95 subjects with the 1.5-millisecond pulse-duration PDL. Subjective and objective measures of improvement were… CONTINUE READING