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Observation of the post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation of the face laser resurfacing in China
Author(s): Xiao-Hua Lin; Hui-Zhen Wu
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Paper Abstract

There were one hundred Chinese cases treated with face laser resurfacing. Observed the result, the post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation was found in all case. It is not any use that the cases used the 3 percent hydroquinone before the operation. Eighty-five cases were going down between two and six months after the operation. Fifteen cases continued to nine months. Five cases continued to a year. Cosmetics are possible to affect the course of inflammatory hyperpigmentation. Hyperpigmentation disappeared more quickly while using 3 percent hydroquinone cream or KA cream after the operation. And intravenous injections with vitamin C is helpful.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 November 1998
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 3344, 1997 Shanghai International Conference on Laser Medicine and Surgery, (2 November 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.330126
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Xiao-Hua Lin, First Hospital/Wenzhou Medical College (China)
Hui-Zhen Wu, First Hospital/Wenzhou Medical College (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3344:
1997 Shanghai International Conference on Laser Medicine and Surgery
Jing Zhu, Editor(s)

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