Tag: laser

Expert Offers 10 ‘Tips and Tricks’ for Everyday Cosmetic Practice

During the annual conference of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, H. Ray Jalian, MD, shared his “top 10” tips and tricks for...

Early Start to Laser Treatment in Infants With Port Wine Stains

Treating port wine birthmarks with pulsed dye laser (PDL) can be safely done within the first few days after birth as an in-office procedure without any...

‘Hidden Tongue-Ties’ in Infants Have Scant Scientific Backing

When Amanda Green had a baby in 2015, she had no idea how hard it would be to feed him. After struggling to breastfeed for...

Floating Holograms Coming to a Clinic Near You

¬† Airborne three-dimensional holograms are a staple of science fiction, from Princess Leia’s cry for help in Star Wars to the holodeck on Star Trek....

New Laser Therapy Promising in Kids with Resistant Epilepsy

A new type of laser therapy is safe and effective for children with drug-resistant epilepsy, new research suggests. In a study of nearly 150 children,...

New Technologies Show Promise for Treating Pigmented Lesions

Picosecond and nanosecond lasers are far more effective for treating individual lentigines, compared with other types of devices, but ultrashort pulses carry a higher risk...

Don’t Discount Ultrapotent Topical Corticosteroids for Vulvar Lichen Sclerosus

Ultrapotent topical corticosteroids remain the core treatment for vulvar lichen sclerosus, although other therapies can be added, according to an expert speaking at the virtual...

Tailor Cosmetic Procedures for Skin of Color Patients

Based on the fact that hyperpigmentation and other adverse events associated with cosmetic dermatologic procedures are relevant to skin type, not racial identification, individualized strategies...

Conservative Parameters’ Key to Maximizing Cosmetic Results

Cosmetic laser procedures in darker skin types are associated with higher risks of pigmentary alterations and scarring, but can be performed safely with special considerations,...

Children Hold Devices Too Close, Harming Eyesight

Children hold electronic devices much closer to their faces than adults, putting them at risk for myopia as a result of chronic hyperopic defocus, findings...

Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery as Good as Standard Surgery

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery (FLACS) provides outcomes similar to those with conventional phacoemulsification cataract surgery (PCS), according to results from...