Evaluation of the 1,540-nm Erbium:Glass Laser in the Treatment of Inflammatory Facial Acne.

  title={Evaluation of the 1,540-nm Erbium:Glass Laser in the Treatment of Inflammatory Facial Acne.},
  author={Melissa A Bogle and Jeffrey S. Dover and Kenneth A. Arndt and Serge Mordon},
  journal={Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]},
  volume={33 7},
BACKGROUND The erbium:glass laser is approved to treat inflammatory acne on the back. OBJECTIVE This aim of this study was to evaluate the use of the 1,540-nm erbium:glass laser in the treatment of moderate to severe inflammatory acne on the face. METHODS AND MATERIALS An erbium:glass laser (Aramis, Quantel Medical, Clermont-Ferrand, France) was used to treat 15 patients with moderate to severe acne four times at 2-week intervals. Active lesions were first treated with six pulses at 10 J/cm… CONTINUE READING
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