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Dual toning method with the combination of picosecond and microsecond Nd:YAG in refractory melasma unresponsive to picosecond alone

7 monthes ago   |   By Journal of Cutaneous Online

Le Hai, Bui Phuong, Le Ha, Vu Lam, Bui Van, Firas Al-Niaimi
Journal of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery 2021 14(1):95-100
Background: Melasma is an acquired and treatment-resistant aging facial skin condition prevalent among the older Asian females. The Q-switched toning laser is the most widely used for the treatment of moderate to severe melasma in Asia. Recently, the picosecond laser has been introduced for various pigmentary disorders such as melasma. We evaluated the efficacy and safety of dual toning combined with 1064 nm Nd:YAG picosecond and quasi-long-pulsed laser in the treatment...
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A study of Q-switched Nd:YAG laser versus itraconazole in management of onychomycosis

7 monthes ago   |   By Journal of Cutaneous Online

Renu Kandpal, Sandeep Arora, Divya Arora
Journal of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery 2021 14(1):87-110
Context: Onychomycosis accounts for 20%-40% of all nail disorders. Slow growth of nails, resistance to antifungal drugs, their side effects, and drug interactions limit treatment options. Q-switched neodymium-doped yttrium aluminum garnet laser is approved for nail clearance of OM, however conflicting reports exist in literature about its efficacy. This study was conducted to compare the efficacy of Q-switched Nd:YAG laser. Aim: The aim of this study was to find the efficacy of Q-switched...
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