OCT Image-Guided Treatment of Scars

  • Jill S. Waibel
  • Jon HolmesEmail author
  • Hacki Hecht
  • Ashley Rudnick


Improved scar rehabilitation is achieved with lasers by matching laser settings to heterogeneous thickness of fibrous pathology. Optical coherence tomography (OCT) provides accurate depth measurement and demonstrates vascularity in scar and healthy tissue noninvasively providing a clinical endpoint for optimally calculating dosimetry. Real-time imaging during treatment allows personalized treatment due to varying collagen densities in cicatricial tissues.


Optical coherence tomography Collagen Scar Neovascularity Image guidance Burns 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jill S. Waibel
    • 1
  • Jon Holmes
    • 2
    Email author
  • Hacki Hecht
    • 3
  • Ashley Rudnick
    • 1
  1. 1.Miami Dermatology and Laser InstituteMiamiUSA
  2. 2.Michelson Diagnostics Inc., MaidstoneKentUK
  3. 3.Sciton Inc.Palo AltoUSA

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