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Laser for Scars

  • Voraphol Vejjabhinanta
  • Shalu S. Patel
  • Keyvan Nouri
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Abstract

Introduction of scar pathogenesis, epidemiology, and classifications.

Indications and contraindications for laser scar treatment.

Appropriate management of scars, including pre- and post-operative techniques.

Keywords

Scar pathogenesis Scar epidemiology Scar classification Scar treatment Atrophic scars 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Voraphol Vejjabhinanta
    • 1
  • Shalu S. Patel
    • 2
  • Keyvan Nouri
    • 3
  1. 1.Dermatologic Surgery and Lasers Unit, Department of Medical Services Ministry of Public HealthInstitute of DermatologyBangkokThailand
  2. 2.The Permanente Medical GroupRedwood CityUSA
  3. 3.Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous SurgeryUniversity of Miami Miller School of MedicineMiamiUSA

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