The Gold Standard for Decortication of Rhinophyma: Combined Erbium-YAG/CO2 Laser

@article{MRCSEd2004TheGS,
  title={The Gold Standard for Decortication of Rhinophyma: Combined Erbium-YAG/CO2 Laser},
  author={Patrick K.Y. Goon MRCSEd and Milind Dalal FRCS and FCS Francis C. Peart FRCS},
  journal={Aesthetic Plastic Surgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={28},
  pages={456-460}
}
Rhinophyma is a benign condition of the nose that often is severely disfiguring and occasionally causes functional problems. A considerable proportion of the patients, with rhinophyma are elderly with chronic medical problems. Electrocautery, heated scalpel, carbon dioxide (CO2) laser, argon laser, Weck blade, dermabrasion, cryotherapy, radiotherapy, full-thickness excision, skin graft, flap reconstruction, and cold scalpel have been used either alone or in combination. All these techniques… CONTINUE READING
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