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Established Dermascan Treatment Parameters Using Cherry Angiomas As A Model
Author(s): I. Itzkan; D.B.C. Bourgelais
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Paper Abstract

Cherry angiomas, small red spots found on normal skin, usually 1-3 mm in diameter, were used as a model to evaluate the Ofect on cutaneous vascular lesions of a cw laser treatment applied through a Dermascan delivery system. This device permits effective laser exposure times of 1 millisecond, thus limiting thermal diffusion damage in tissues adjacent to the optically absorbing vasculature. Treatment requires no anesthesia and produces no burn/blister response. Clearing of the lesion is complete about five weeks after treatment.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 March 1987
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 0712, Lasers in Medicine, (10 March 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.937343
Show Author Affiliations
I. Itzkan, Medical Laser Research & Development Corporation (United States)
D.B.C. Bourgelais, Medical Laser Research & Development Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0712:
Lasers in Medicine
Stephen N. Joffe M.D.; John A. Parrish M.D., Editor(s)

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