Non-ablative lasers join battle against acne

February 8, 2004

Washington, D.C. ­ Dermatologists are at the forefront ofusing laser technology to stop acne in its tracks and to prevent scars thatare often the result of acne. Dermatologist Tina Alster, M.D., clinicalprofessor of dermatology, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., addressesthe issue today at the AAD meeting, discussing how dermatologists have addednon-ablative laser therapy to their regimen in the battle against acne ­the most commonly diagnosed skin disorder in the U.S.