Treating Myriad Problems

November 1, 2003

New Orleans -- More than 50 percent of acne vulgaris patients treated with a variable pulsed 532 nm laser concurrent with cleansers and topicals maintained results -- including fewer flare ups and clearance without relapse -- for more than four months. The results stem from a three-year study of acne patients facilitated by Min-Wei Christine Lee, M.D., M.P.H., director and dermatologic surgeon, East Bay Laser & Skin Care Center, Walnut Creek, Calif., and clinical instructor, University of California, San Francisco. "We found that the Laserscope Aura 532 nm laser treats a multitude of problems associated with acne, including discolorations, scarring, and sebum production.