• Patients with skin of color see fewer complications with shorter Nd:YAG laser duration

    12 days ago - By Healio

    NEW ORLEANS - The 650 second pulsed 1,064 nm Nd:YAG laser showed no signs of complications, including pigmentary issues, in individuals with skin of color, according to a poster presented at the Skin of Color Society Scientific Symposium.
    “Due to the greater risk of pigmentary complications, as well as the lack of data in higher skin phototypes, lasers have generally been underutilized in patients with skin of color,” Michel Ntiri, BSc, a medical student at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences and research fellow at Weill Cornell Medicine, told Healio. “Traditional approaches
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