Xanthelasma palpebrarum: treatment with the ultrapulsed CO2 laser.

  title={Xanthelasma palpebrarum: treatment with the ultrapulsed CO2 laser.},
  author={Christian Raulin and Matthias P. Schoenermark and Saskia Werner and Baerbel Greve},
  journal={Lasers in surgery and medicine},
  volume={24 2},
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Due to its delicate location near the eye and the high recurrence rate, the therapy of xanthelasma palpebrarum is a difficult surgical task. Besides chemical, physical, and surgical procedures, various laser systems have been used to treat these lesions (argon laser, pulsed dye laser, and CO2 laser). This study was designed to critically evaluate the use of the ultrapulsed CO2 laser for the treatment of xanthelasma palpebrarum. STUDY DESIGN/MATERIALS AND METHODS We… CONTINUE READING