Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Laser therapy prevents scar tissue

Scars, including hypertrophic and keloidal-type scars, may occur after burns, trauma, or surgery. At the present time there are no noninvasive modalities to treat these painful, sometimes disfiguring conditions.

A study done at the University of California Davis Dept. of Dermatology found that LLLT can effectively inhibit scar formation. The physicians commented that they felt the LLLT could be a helpful modality for the prevention of scarring. In my work with surgeons I have spoken to a number of them who have commented on how LLLT can produce dramatically less scarring after surgery 
Dermatol Surg. 2013 Mar;39(3 Pt 1):422-5.

Contact us for a complimentary consultation and laser session to find out whether LLLT may help you.

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