Format

Send to

Choose Destination
Dermatol Clin. 2009 Oct;27(4):445-57, vi. doi: 10.1016/j.det.2009.08.007.

Photorejuvenation.

Author information

1
Volunteer Dermatology Faculty, Department of Dermatology, Miller School of Medicine, P.O. Box 016250, Miami, FL 33101, USA. jwaibelmd@aol.com

Abstract

Aging is an ongoing process. The ultraviolet rays of the sun cause cutaneous changes such as damage to collagen, solar elastosis, telangiectasias, lentigines, and rhytid formation; the collective description of these negative effects is photodamage. Photorejuvenation is the process of using laser and light sources for returning skin to a more youthful appearance. This article explores the technology, clinical applications, side effects, and future directions of photorejuvenation with vascular lasers, pigmented lasers, and intense pulsed light sources.

PMID:
19850194
DOI:
10.1016/j.det.2009.08.007
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

Supplemental Content

Full text links

Icon for Elsevier Science
Loading ...
Support Center