Use of 1,064-nm Q-switched Neodymium:Yttrium-aluminumgarnet Laser Therapy Assisted with Diamond Particle Suspension and Gold Microparticle Application for Acne Vulgaris and Enlarged Facial Pores

Hee Ung Park, Hangrae Cho, Sang Ju Lee, Han Kyoung Cho
2021 Medical Lasers  
Acne vulgaris is a common inflammatory skin disease of the pilosebaceous unit. It appears as lesions consisting of comedones, papules, pustules, and nodules of varying shapes and severity. In general, the first-line treatment for acne vulgaris includes topical and oral medication. Recently, various physical modalities have also been investigated. The use of laser therapy is steadily increasing because of its fewer side effects, short procedure time, and rapid results. In particular, laser
more » ... y assisted with carbon suspension application is effective for acne vulgaris but may sometimes result in discomfort due to odor and dust formation during the procedure. Herein, we report that acne vulgaris and enlarged facial pores can be safely and effectively treated with laser therapy assisted with diamond particle suspension and gold microparticle application, which can address the discomfort caused by the carbon suspension application.
doi:10.25289/ml.2021.10.4.242 fatcat:dmtmxvq2szcuviu6nxsqkzwukm