Tag: laser

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...