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Posttraumatic Laser Treatment of Soft Tissue Injury

  • Author(s): Tripathi, Prem B
  • Nelson, J Stuart
  • Wong, Brian J
  • et al.

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Laser treatment for posttraumatic injury offers the clinician the unique opportunity for early intervention in mediating early scar formation, or for reducing the appearance of scars after maturation. In this review, the authors focus on the mechanisms by which lasers exert their therapeutic effects, highlighting several popular lasers and dosimetry used, and underscoring the power of combined surgical scar revision in managing posttraumatic facial scars.

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This item is under embargo until January 23, 2020.