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Treatment of erythematotelangiectatic rosacea, facial erythema, and facial telangiectasia with a 577-nm pro-yellow laser: a case series

  • Yelda Kapicioglu
  • Gulbahar Sarac
  • Hulya Cenk
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Abstract

Various lasers have been used for the treatment of erythematotelangiectatic rosacea (ETR), facial erythema (FE), and facial telangiectasias (FT). The assessment of the treatments of all of these conditions with a 577-nm pro-yellow laser has not been reported yet. The aim of this work was to assess the efficacy and safety of the 577-nm pro-yellow laser in ETR, FE, and FT. Forty patients suffering from ETR, FE, and FT (25 female and 15 male) were enrolled in this study. All of the patients were treated with 577-nm pro-yellow laser (QuadroStarPRO YELLOW® Asclepion Laser Technologies, Germany) at 4-week intervals, for one to four sessions. The assessment of the treatment was made based on the digital photographs and the percentage of fading of the erythema and telangiectasias in the lesions. Significant clinical improvement (80–100%) was observed in the first or second sessions of the treatment in FE and ETR patients and in second and fourth sessions of the treatment in FT patients. The treatment was very well tolerated. No side effect was observed except for a few patients who had mild to moderate erythema fading away in 12–24 h. This case series has shown that the pro-yellow laser is a very effective, safe, and well-tolerated treatment for ETR, FE, and FT.

Keywords

Treatment of rosacea Laser treatment Pro-yellow laser Facial erythema 

Notes

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Ethical approval

The study has been conducted retrospectively. All procedures performed in this study on human participants were in accordance with the 1964 Helsinki Declaration, and its later amendments.

Informed consent

Informed consent was obtained from all the patients included in the study.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Dermatology, Turgut Ozal Medical CenterInonu University Faculty Of MedicineMalatyaTurkey
  2. 2.Department of DermatologyMalatya Training and Research HospitalMalatyaTurkey

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