Laser Treatment for Acne

Michael P. McLeod, Katlein França, Keyvan Nouri, Mohamed L. Elsaie

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Acne vulgaris is the most common cutaneous disorder in humans. Current medical therapies have certain drawbacks such as patient compliance issues and prolonged courses of treatment. A number of lasers/light sources have been explored for treating acne. The devices can be divided between those that target Propionibacterium acnes, the sebaceous gland, or both.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationDermatologic Surgery
Subtitle of host publicationStep by Step
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9781444330670
StatePublished - Sep 7 2012


  • Acne
  • Acne scar
  • Boxcar
  • Icepick
  • Laser
  • Rolling

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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