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Laser resurfacing of the skin for the improvement of facial acne scarring: a systematic review of the evidence.

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This review presents and evaluates the evidence of the effectiveness of laser resurfacing for facial acne scars. Primary studies of all types of design in any language were identified from MEDLINE, EMBASE, the Cochrane database, Science Citation Index and various internet sites. Studies were accepted if they included patients treated by any laser for atrophic or ice-pick acne scars. The quality of the studies was assessed and data extracted by two independent researchers. There were no contro...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-EBM
Journal:
The British journal of dermatology
Volume:
142
Issue:
3
Pages:
413-423
Publication date:
2000-03-05
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EISSN:
1365-2133
ISSN:
0007-0963
URN:
uuid:09455f10-1c17-47ce-b7b8-287542252e50
Source identifiers:
116309
Local pid:
pubs:116309

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