Lasers in Surgery and Medicine

Surgery

Multiple-site same-day cryolipolysis is safe, tolerated

(HealthDay)—Multiple-site same-day cryolipolysis of the lower abdomen and flanks is safe and well tolerated for reduction of subcutaneous fat, according to a study published online May 2 in Lasers in Surgery and Medicine.

Surgery

Novel laser device effective for nasal telangiectasia treatment

(HealthDay)—The TRASER (Total Reflection Amplification of Spontaneous Emission Radiation) device is a safe and effective option for treatment of nasal telangiectasias, according to a small study published online April 6 ...

Surgery

Uptake of topical compounds higher with thermal coagulation

(HealthDay)—Microchannels surrounded by a coagulation zone (CZ), generated by ablative fractional laser, have higher uptake of topical compounds than those without a CZ, according to a study published online Feb. 9 in Lasers ...

Surgery

Fractional CO2 beats silicone gel for elective surgery scars

(HealthDay)—For elective surgery scars, application of super-pulsed fractional CO2 laser application improves the aesthetic quality of scars more than silicone gel, according to a study published online Jan. 24 in Lasers ...

Surgery

Thulium fiber laser rejuvenates male scalp with photodamage

(HealthDay)—For men with extensive photodamage of the scalp, one session of fractionated 1,927 nm thulium fiber laser can achieve rejuvenation, according to a study published online Jan. 24 in Lasers in Surgery and Medicine.

Surgery

Ablative fractional laser beneficial for C-section scars

(HealthDay)—Ablative fractional laser (AFXL) treatment is beneficial for patients with cesarean section (C-section) scars, according to a study published online Nov. 8 in Lasers in Surgery and Medicine.

Surgery

Er:YAG Laser shows superior efficacy in Rx of acne scars

(HealthDay)—Er:YAG is more efficacious than bipolar radiofrequency combined with diode laser (BRDL) for treatment of mild-to-moderate acne scars, according to a study published online Nov. 2 in Lasers in Surgery and Medicine.

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