Resurfacing of Pitted Facial Acne Scars with a Long‐Pulsed Er:YAG Laser

@article{Jeong2001ResurfacingOP,
  title={Resurfacing of Pitted Facial Acne Scars with a Long‐Pulsed Er:YAG Laser},
  author={Jeung-Tae Jeong and Young Chul Kye},
  journal={Dermatologic Surgery},
  year={2001},
  volume={27},
  pages={107–110}
}
BACKGROUND Conventional short-pulsed Er:YAG lasers show less effective hemostasis and weak photothermal damage on papillary dermis. Recently, newer long-pulsed Er:YAG laser systems has been developed. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the clinical and histologic effects of long-pulsed Er:YAG laser resurfacing for pitted facial acne scars. METHODS Thirty-five patients with pitted facial acne scars were treated with a long-pulsed Er:YAG laser. All patients had Fitzpatrick skin phototypes III–V. A pulsed Er… 

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