Lasers for scars: A review

Keyvan Nouri, Kelley Vidulich, Maria Patricia Rivas

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Many articles have been published on improving the appearance of scars; however, there are no definitive management protocols. Our objective was to review the literature on laser therapy for various types of scars. There are multiple laser modalities that have been studied with certain features that may be indicated for specific scar types. Suggestions are given for further studies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)14-22
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Cosmetic Dermatology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 1 2006


  • Atrophic scars
  • Dermatology
  • Hypertrophic scars
  • Keloids
  • Lasers
  • Scars

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology


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