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Treatment of Acne With a 650-microsecond Pulsed Nd:YAG 1064nm Laser Using High Fluences and Stacked Pulses at a Low Repetition Rate

Khalil Khatri, MD, Dermatology, Cambridge, MA and Natalia Geraskova, MD, Dermatology, Dubna, Russia

Presented at the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS) Annual Meeting 2014

This study was conducted to evaluate the safety and efficacy of a 650 microsecond pulsed Nd:YAG 1064nm laser for the treatment of acne using high laser fluences and stacked pulses at a low repetition rate. No complications were observed, including hyperpigmentation, burns, blisters, scars or increase in acne. All subjects reported high satisfaction from the treatment due to the rapid and aesthetically pleasing results.

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