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Dermoelectroporation, lipofilling and pulsed light: a protocol after 2 years of experience
Author(s): Pier Antonio Bacci; Sergio Mancini
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Paper Abstract

The enourmus boost from adopting biomolecular startegies associated to a better understanding of genetic phenomena opened the way to new methodologies. Among those we can surely locate dermoelectroporation, a methodology that uses the transdermal absorption capacity by means of an apparatus that delivers controlled electrical pulses able to open some "electrical doors". This methodology allows us a protocol of treatment suitable in subjects exhibiting the effects of acne, initial stages of skin ageing without tissue yield. and upkeep of aesthetic surgery. With the term "Biolifting" we signifie a treatment procedure aimed at rejuvenating the face by non-surgical, "soft" and out-patient treatment means. This treatment requires bi-monthly or monthly sessions, a total of four to eight, of a procedure consisting first in superficial microdermabrasion performed with corundum crystals, intended for the removal of the corneus layer and for vascularization. Immediately afterwards, active substances are introduced by means of the Dermoelectroporation treatment, characterized by the possibility of creating the opening of "intercellular gates" that allow the passage of the molecules. The session can be concluded with the application of pulsating light which introduces energy and stimulates the regenerating properties of connective tissues. A home treatment with moisturizing and regenerating creams ends the treatment which is used, with interesting results, also for the aesthetic therapy of stretch marks or hypertrophic scars.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 October 2005
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 5968, Laser Florence 2004: A Window on the Laser Medicine World, 59680I (25 October 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.660071
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Pier Antonio Bacci, Univ. of Siena (Italy)
Sergio Mancini, Univ. of Siena (Italy)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5968:
Laser Florence 2004: A Window on the Laser Medicine World
Leonardo Longo; Khalil A. Khatri; Mihail-Lucian Pascu; Wilhelm R.A. Waidelich, Editor(s)

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