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Lasers for Scars

  • Anna H. ChaconEmail author
  • Jennifer A. Ledon
  • Keyvan Nouri
Chapter

Abstract

There are various laser therapies available for scar revision that can be tailored according to the patient’s characteristics such as age and expectations, as well as the scar’s appearance.

Laser applications can serve as prophylactic measures of adverse scar formation, definitive therapy, or temporary intervention until further surgical repair is needed.

Keywords

Scars Cicatrix Lasers Keloids Hypertrophic scars Atrophic scars 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anna H. Chacon
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jennifer A. Ledon
    • 1
  • Keyvan Nouri
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous SurgeryUniversity of Miami—Miller School of MedicineMiamiUSA

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