Pulsed dye laser treatment of rosacea improves erythema, symptomatology, and quality of life.

@article{Tan2004PulsedDL,
  title={Pulsed dye laser treatment of rosacea improves erythema, symptomatology, and quality of life.},
  author={Stephen Tan and Whitney D. Tope},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  year={2004},
  volume={51 4},
  pages={592-9}
}
BACKGROUND Persistent erythema and dysesthetic symptoms are typical manifestations of rosacea. OBJECTIVE We sought to assess improvement in erythema, symptoms, and quality of life after pulsed dye laser treatment. METHODS Sixteen patients with erythematotelangiectatic rosacea participated. Spectrophotometric erythema measurements were taken from the right and left malar prominence; chin; and nasal alae, dorsum, and tip. A questionnaire rating the Dermatology Life Quality Index and symptoms… CONTINUE READING

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