Treatment of xanthelasma palpebrarum by 1064-nm Q-switched Nd:YAG laser: a study of 11 cases.

@article{Fusade2008TreatmentOX,
  title={Treatment of xanthelasma palpebrarum by 1064-nm Q-switched Nd:YAG laser: a study of 11 cases.},
  author={Thierry Fusade},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  year={2008},
  volume={158 1},
  pages={84-7}
}
BACKGROUND Xanthelasma palpebrarum (xanthelasma) is a common disease involving the eyelids. It consists of yellowish plaques of esterified cholesterol situated in the middle and superficial layers of the dermis. Many techniques, including laser treatments, have been proposed to destroy these lesions. A preliminary study demonstrated the efficacy of 1064-nm Q-switched Nd:YAG laser in treating xanthelasma. OBJECTIVES To present the results of a prospective study using 1064-nm Q-switched Nd:YAG… CONTINUE READING

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