The Effect of Neodymium: Yttrium Aluminum Garnet and Fractional Carbon Dioxide Lasers on Alopecia Areata: A Prospective Controlled Clinical Trial.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Effective treatment options for alopecia areata (AA) are missing. Whether lasers might be effective is a topic of debate. OBJECTIVE We aimed to evaluate whether neodymium: yttrium aluminum garnet (Nd:YAG) or fractional carbon dioxide lasers might stimulate the development of new hair. MATERIALS AND METHODS Thirty-two patients who had long… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/DSS.0000000000000649