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Pulsed-dye laser treatment for inflammatory acne vulgaris: randomised controlled trial.

PMID: 14585635  

Low-fluence (low irradiation energy density) pulsed-dye lasers (PDLs) have been used for atrophic acne scarring, and anecdotal experience suggests that long-term improvements in inflammatory acne can be seen after one PDL treatment. Our aim was to compare the efficacy and tolerability of such PDL treatment with sham treatment in patients with facial inflammatory acne in a double-blind, randomised controlled trial.

Seaton ED,  Charakida A,  Mouser PE,  Grace I,  Clement RM,  Chu AC

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