Ultrastructural changes elicited by a non-ablative wrinkle reduction laser.

  title={Ultrastructural changes elicited by a non-ablative wrinkle reduction laser.},
  author={Tokuya Omi and Seiji Kawana and Shigeru Sato and Mitsuyoshi Honda},
  journal={Lasers in surgery and medicine},
  volume={32 1},
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Cosmeceuticals, chemical peels and collagen injections are used to rejuvenate skin, but none of these methods is effective or permanent. Recently, laser resurfacing has been found to be effective, but the incidence of side effects is relatively high. Two years ago, the non-ablative wrinkle reduction laser (N-Lite, ICN Photonics, UK) was developed, and there have been several reports about its clinical effectiveness. In this study, we have investigated ultrastructural… CONTINUE READING