THE OUTCOME OF TWO SESSIONS OF PRO YELLOW LASER (577 NM) IN POST ACNE ERYTHEMA IN DIFFERENT SKIN PHOTOTYPES

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Mazin H. Ayyash MD, FICMS, H. Diploma Laser (Dermatology) , Noor Kareem Matloob, Haider Alasfoor

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  Background: Acne vulgaris is a common inflammatory disease of the pilosebaceous unit. Post-acne erythema  (PAE) means persistent erythemato-telangiectatic rash  after traditional acne therapy  and is a well-known sequel of inflammatory acne in all skin photo types. Although many PAE rash subsides with time, patients  unlike  the longlasting PAE due to aesthetic concerns. More efforts were done to address acne scars than PAE, So there is a real demand for an effective solution.  Aim of Study: To assess the outcome of two sessions of  pro-yellow laser 577nm for treatment of post acne erythema in different skin photo types. Methodology: A prospective therapeutic trial, performed on thirty Iraqi patients with PAE, to assess their disease response to 577nm pro-yellow laser. According to the skin photo type, the most common work flounces used were (18-25 J/cm2).The duration of pulse used was (40ms), spot size of 1 mm, we continued until the appearance of visible vasoconstriction was in all of patients. Patients  underwent 2 sessions. Results: According to the results, patients were grouped into 4 categories; excellent response was seen in 16.6%, good response in 53.33%, and medium response in 30%  according to the Quartile scale. Side effects were mild and reversible. Conclusions: Two sessions of pro yellow laser are promising modality in the treatment of post-acne erythema, even in dark skinned people.


 

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Haider Alasfoor, M. H. A. M. F. H. D. L. (Dermatology) , N. K. M. (2024). THE OUTCOME OF TWO SESSIONS OF PRO YELLOW LASER (577 NM) IN POST ACNE ERYTHEMA IN DIFFERENT SKIN PHOTOTYPES. Obstetrics and Gynaecology Forum, 34(3s), 2036–2041. Retrieved from http://obstetricsandgynaecologyforum.com/index.php/ogf/article/view/624
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