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Lasers for Treatment of Vascular Lesions

  • Daniel Michael
  • Suzanne Kilmer
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Abstract

Lasers for the treatment of vascular lesions are continually improving using the principles of selective photothermolysis.

Important variables to consider in the treatment of vascular lesions are size, depth, and composition.

Effective treatment of vascular lesions requires tailoring the light wavelength, fluence, and pulse duration to the specifics of the targeted lesion.

Keywords

Pulse Width Vascular Lesion Infantile Hemangioma Intense Pulse Light Thermal Relaxation Time 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of DermatologyUniversity of California, Davis, Medical CenterSacramentoUSA
  2. 2.Department of DermatologyUniversity of California, Davis, Medical Center, Laser and Skin Surgery Center of Northern CaliforniaSacramentoUSA

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