Laser for Treatment of Vascular Lesions

Mohamed L. Elsaie, Sonal Choudhary, Michael P. McLeod, Keyvan Nouri

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Port wine stains, telangiectasias, spider angiomas, and hemangiomas can all be successfully treated using lasers. The pulse dye laser was specifically developed to target the 577-nm absorption peak of oxyhemoglobin, and is the predominant laser used for vascular lesions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationDermatologic Surgery
Subtitle of host publicationStep by Step
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9781444330670
StatePublished - Sep 7 2012


  • Angioma
  • Hemangioma
  • Port wine stain
  • Pulse dye laser
  • Purpura
  • Spider angioma
  • Telangiectasia
  • Vascular lesion

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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