Hypertrophic scarring of the neck following ablative fractional carbon dioxide laser resurfacing.

@article{Avram2009HypertrophicSO,
  title={Hypertrophic scarring of the neck following ablative fractional carbon dioxide laser resurfacing.},
  author={Mathew M. Avram and Whitney D. Tope and Thomas T Yu and Edward Szachowicz and J. Stuart Nelson},
  journal={Lasers in surgery and medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={41 3},
  pages={185-8}
}
BACKGROUND Ablative fractional carbon dioxide (CO(2)) laser treatments have gained popularity due to their efficacy, shortened downtime, and decreased potential for scarring in comparison to traditional ablative CO(2) resurfacing. To date, scarring with fractional CO(2) lasers has not been reported. OBJECTIVE Five patients treated with the same fractional… CONTINUE READING