publication . Article . 2016

Efficacy of autologous platelet-rich plasma combined with fractional ablative carbon dioxide resurfacing laser in treatment of facial atrophic acne scars: A split-face randomized clinical trial.

Gita Faghihi; Ali Asilian; Mohamad Ali Nilforoushzadeh; Shima Keyvan; Saeid Nouraei; Shadi Behfar;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2016 Journal: Indian Journal of Dermatology (issn: 0378-6323, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
Abstract
Background: Autologous platelet-rich plasma has recently attracted significant attention throughout the medical field for its wound-healing ability. Aims: This study was conducted to investigate the potential of platelet-rich plasma combined with fractional laser therapy in the treatment of acne scarring. Methods: Sixteen patients (12 women and 4 men) who underwent split-face therapy were analyzed in this study. They received ablative fractional carbon dioxide laser combined with intradermal platelet-rich plasma treatment on one half of their face and ablative fractional carbon dioxide laser with intradermal normal saline on the other half. The injections were a...
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free text keywords: Acne, fractional carbon dioxide laser resurfacing, laser ablation, platelet-rich plasma, scar, Dermatology, RL1-803, Randomized controlled trial, law.invention, law, medicine.disease, medicine, business.industry, business, Surgery, medicine.medical_specialty, Erythema, medicine.symptom, Adverse effect, Carbon dioxide laser, medicine.medical_treatment, Ablative case, Combined Modality Therapy
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