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Erosive pustular dermatosis may occur after facial trauma, cosmetic resurfacing

August 29, 2017

A recent case series elucidated several clinical factors and treatment options for erosive pustular disorder.

The researchers aimed to further understand what they described as a “rare condition” by assessing three women who experienced prolonged facial erosions after fully ablative carbon dioxide laser procedures or medium-depth chemical peel, according to the findings. The participants were evaluated at a single dermatology clinic at an academic medical center between Sept. 10, 2010, and May 6, 2016. They had experienced non-healing facial erosions after undergoing procedures.

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Gain-switched 311-nm titanium:sapphire laser shows efficacy in treating vitiligo

July 24, 2017
A gain-switched 311-nm titanium:sapphire laser showed efficacy in treating vitiligo lesions on the face and neck after a median treatment of 23 sessions, according to…

IOPtima launches iLid CO2 laser kit for blepharoplasty

July 12, 2017
The iLid CO₂ laser kit, designed for oculoplastic surgeons to perform CO₂ laser-assisted blepharoplasty, has been launched, according to an IOPtima press release. The…
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Q-switched Nd:YAG laser shows efficacy in treating xanthelasma

July 7, 2017
The Q-switched neodymium-doped yttrium aluminum garnet laser was effective in treating xanthelasma palpebrarum in patients with Asian skin type, with four treatment…
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