Use of laser in dermatology

  • Yousif Safi Eldin Dermatologist, Khartoum Skin Hospital
  • Mahdi MA Shamad PO Box 10486, Khartoum, Sudan

Abstract

Lasers and allied technology are developing rapidly becoming widely used in medicine. New clinical indications are continually being proposed, some of which have been confirmed and others still in trial stage. In dermatology lasers are used in removal of benign skin lesion (moles, warts), scar resurfacing, treatment of vascular lesions and pigmented lesions (tattoos, freckles) and hair removal. In this paper we review the use of laser in dermatology.

Sudanese Journal of Dermatology Vol. 3(3) 2005: 103-106
Published
2006-04-12
Section
Articles

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