The use of variable pulse width frequency doubled Nd:YAG 532 nm laser in the treatment of port-wine stain in Chinese patients.

@article{Chan2000TheUO,
  title={The use of variable pulse width frequency doubled Nd:YAG 532 nm laser in the treatment of port-wine stain in Chinese patients.},
  author={Henry H L Chan and Edwin Chan and Taro Kono and Shun Yuen Ying and H Wai-Sun},
  journal={Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]},
  year={2000},
  volume={26 7},
  pages={657-61}
}
BACKGROUND Variable pulse width frequency doubled Nd:YAG 532 nm laser has previously been shown to be effective in the treatment of vascular lesions in Caucasians. For dark-skinned patients, such as Asians, its role has not been determined. OBJECTIVE To assess the clinical efficacy and complication rate of the 532 nm Nd:YAG laser in the treatment of port-wine stain in Chinese patients. METHODS Chinese patients with port-wine stain who had undergone Nd:YAG laser treatment were called for… CONTINUE READING

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