Health

How to treat sunspots

Dear Mayo Clinic: How effective is laser resurfacing for removing sunspots? Are there creams or other products that work to treat sun-damaged skin?

Neuroscience

Group investigates how phototherapy combats neuropathic pain

Low-level laser therapy has been shown by recent studies to be a non-invasive and effective alternative for treating neuropathic pain, a chronic condition caused by nerve damage, spinal cord injury or diseases such as diabetes.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Multiple, sequential light, laser sources no benefit in rosacea

(HealthDay)—Use of multiple, sequential light and laser sources to activate aminolevulinic acid (ALA) in photodynamic therapy (PDT) does not lead to statistically significant improvements in patient outcome for rosacea, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Laser plus topical antifungal effective for onychomycosis

(HealthDay)—Fractional carbon dioxide laser therapy combined with topical antifungal is effective in the treatment of onychomycosis, according to a study published in the May issue of the Journal of the American Academy ...

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