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Prevention and Treatment of Laser Complications

  • Rachael L. Moore
  • Juan-Carlos Martinez
  • Ken K. Lee
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Abstract

Lasers are useful for treating a variety of dermatologic conditions but have a number of potential complications associated with their use. A basic understanding of laser mechanics is paramount in preventing and troubleshooting compli­cations.

Keywords

Laser Treatment Laser Therapy Hypertrophic Scar Thermal Relaxation Time Pigment Lesion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rachael L. Moore
    • 1
  • Juan-Carlos Martinez
    • 2
  • Ken K. Lee
    • 2
  1. 1.Dermatologic and Laser SurgeryOregon Health and Sciences UniversityPortlandUSA
  2. 2.Dermatologic and Laser SurgeryOregon Health and Science UniversityPortlandUSA

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