Fractional nonablative 1540 nm laser resurfacing for thermal burn scars: a randomized controlled trial.

@article{Haedersdal2009FractionalN1,
  title={Fractional nonablative 1540 nm laser resurfacing for thermal burn scars: a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Merete Haedersdal and Karen Estell R. Moreau and Ditte Maria Beyer and Peter Nymann and Bjarne F Alsbj\orn},
  journal={Lasers in surgery and medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={41 3},
  pages={189-95}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Burn scars cause permanent and disfiguring problems for many patients and limited treatments are available. Nonablative fractional lasers induce a wound healing response, which may lead to remodeling of burn scar texture. This randomized trial evaluates efficacy and adverse effects of 1540 nm fractional laser versus untreated control for burn scars. MATERIALS AND METHODS Seventeen adult patients with burn scars of 1 year or older and Fitzpatrick skin types I-III were… CONTINUE READING

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