Treatment of rosacea with intense pulsed light: significant improvement and long-lasting results.

@article{Papageorgiou2008TreatmentOR,
  title={Treatment of rosacea with intense pulsed light: significant improvement and long-lasting results.},
  author={Panagiotis Papageorgiou and Warren Clayton and Scott H Norwood and Sumitra Chopra and Malcolm H. A. Rustin},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  year={2008},
  volume={159 3},
  pages={628-32}
}
BACKGROUND Rosacea is a common skin condition but the treatments currently available are not satisfactory. OBJECTIVES To assess the efficacy of intense pulsed light (IPL) for treatment of stage I rosacea (flushing, erythema and telangiectasia). METHODS Thirty-four patients were treated, 25 women and nine men, mean age 47 years. The treatment employed was IPL 515-1200 nm, with a 560 nm cut-off filter. The fluence range was 24-32 J cm(-2). Four treatments were administered on the face at 3… CONTINUE READING

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