Volume 26 (2023)
Volume 25 (2022)
Volume 24 (2021)
Volume 23 (2020)
Volume 22 (2019)
Volume 21 (2018)
Volume 20 (2017)
Volume 19 (2016)
Volume 18 (2015)
Volume 17 (2014)
Volume 16 (2013)
Volume 15 (2012)
Volume 14 (2011)
Volume 13 (2010)
Volume 12 (2009)
Volume 11 (2008)
Volume 10 (2007)
Volume 9 (2006)
Volume 8 (2005)
Volume 7 (2004)
Volume 6 (2002)
Volume 5 (2002)
Volume 4 (2000)
Volume 3 (1999)
Volume 2 (1998)
Volume 1 (1997)
Efficacy and safety of 1064 nm long-pulsed neodymiumdoped yttrium garnet (Nd:YAG) laser for treating acne vulgaris: a prospective clinical trial

Samer A Dhaher; Ali M Yosif

Volume 25, Issue 4 , December 2022, , Pages 356-362


  Background: Acne vulgaris is a common chronic inflammation ofpilosebaceous units with a multifactorial pathogenesis. Traditionaltreatment may have limited success with potential side effects.The long-pulsed neodymium-doped yttrium garnet (Nd:YAG)laser may be a desirable alternative.Methods: A prospective ...  Read More

Efficacy and safety of platelet-rich plasma for treatment of periorbital hyperpigmentation in patients receiving fractional CO2 laser: a parallel-group blinded randomized controlled clinical trial

Elham Behrangi; Azadeh Goodarzi; Amir Heydarian; Mohammadreza Ghasemi; Zahra Azizian; Parvaneh Hassani; Behrad Dalvand; Nima Hajiha

Volume 25, Issue 2 , June 2022, , Pages 99-105


  Background: Among different treatments for periorbital hyperpigmentation (POH), both semi-invasive protocols of fractional CO2 laser and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) are favored among clinicians and rarely cause complications; however, the level of patients’ satisfaction seems to differ across these ...  Read More

Fractional ablative Er:YAG laser therapy in a patient with chronic recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa: a case report and review of literature

Samaneh Mozafarpoor; Ali Asilian; Mohammad Amin Jafari; Azadeh Goodarzi

Volume 24, Issue 3 , September 2021, , Pages 238-241


  Recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (RDEB) is an autosomal recessive disorder that affects type VII collagen, one of the main components of the basement membrane. Patients present with non-healing chronic wounds in the body, extremities, and mucosal areas. There are many suggestive medical and ...  Read More

Treatment of tongue lymphangioma circumscriptum with non-ablative long-pulsed Nd:YAG laser: a case report and review of literature

Samaneh Mozafarpoor; Ali Asilian; Azadeh Goodarzi; Zahra Ebrahimi; Fatemeh Mokhtari; Zeynab Rastgar Moqaddam

Volume 24, Issue 3 , September 2021, , Pages 242-248


  Lymphangioma is an unusual congenital malformation of the lymphatic system that affects the skin and subcutaneous tissue. A surgical procedure is among the options for lymphangioma treatment, although it can lead to significant complications. The Nd:YAG Laser appears to be one of the safest therapeutic ...  Read More

Non-medical treatments for inflammatory acne vulgaris: a comprehensive review on laser, radiofrequency and microneedling

Azadeh Goodarzi

Volume 22, Issue 3 , 2019, , Pages 97-106


  There are many patients with inflammatory acne vulgaris who are not compliant or eligible to consume acne medications, such as oral antibiotics or isotretinoin. PubMed and Medline databases were searched for all related articles. All finding were summarized and chronologically presented ...  Read More

Comparison of the therapeutic effect of microneedling with carbon dioxide laser in hypertrophic burn scars: a randomized clinical trial

Mehran Golnaz; Fotooei Mahrokh; Goodarzi Azadeh; Forghani Siamak Farokh; Rohaninasab Masoomeh; Ghassemi Mohammadreza; Sadeghi Somayeh; Behrangi Elham

Volume 22, Issue 2 , 2019, , Pages 53-57


  Background: Microneedling is recently used to treat skin scars mostly atrophic scars; however, there are limited data about its effectiveness on hypertrophic burn scars. Carbon dioxide (CO2) laser is an effective method for the treatment of burn scars. Here, we aim to compare the efficacy of microneedling ...  Read More

Evaluation of patient satisfaction after treatment with the alexandrite laser for hirsutism

Farideh Jowkar; Najmeh Radgoodarz; Nasrin Saki; Alireza Heiran

Volume 19, Issue 1 , 2016, , Pages 11-15

  Background: Laser treatment is a rapid, non-invasive procedure for long-term hair removal. Lasers operate based on the principle of selective photothermolysis and target melanin in the hair follicle. We intend to determine the level of hirsute patient satisfaction with the alexandrite laser hair removal ...  Read More

The 308-nm xenon chloride excimer laser in combination with topical calcipotriol in the treatment of vitiligo

Fariba Ghalamkarpour; Reza Robati; Ghadeh Ghasir; Mohammad Saeedi; Nahid Mohtasham

Volume 14, Issue 1 , 2011, , Pages 12-15

  Background: Treatment of vitiligo remains an attractive topic and several therapies with varying degrees of success have been used. The aim of this study was to find out whether the combination of topical calcipotriol and excimer laser increases the efficacy of therapy compared to excimer laser alone. ...  Read More

Comparison between Peeling with Focal Trichloroacetic Acid and Quasi-Continuous Frequency-Doubled Nd:YAG (532 nm) Laser in the Treatment of Freckles

Zohreh Tehranchinia; Hoda Rahimi; Mansour Moradloo

Volume 13, Issue 3 , 2010, , Pages 82-86

  Background: Benign pigmented lesions, including freckles, are common and various treatment modalities including lasers and peeling have been evaluated for their effectiveness in their treatment.Objective: To compare the clinical effects of focal peeling with Trichloroacetic Acid (TCA) and Nd:YAG (532 ...  Read More

Laser-assisted hair removal: comparison of long-pulsed alexandrite and long-pulsed Nd:YAG lasers, individually and in combination

Davoudi Seyyed Masoud; Behnia Fereydoun; Gorouhi Farzam; Saeed Keshavarz; Mansour Nassiri Kashani; Alireza Firooz

Volume 9, Issue 4 , 2006, , Pages 319-323

  Background and aim: Laser is one of the most recent techniques which has widespread use in the treatment of many skin diseases. This technique has been successfully used to remove unwanted hairs in hirsutism. The aim of this study was to evaluate and compare the efficacy and safety of long-pulsed 755 ...  Read More

Evaluation of the efficacy of the Q switched ruby laser in the treatment of benign pigmented skin lesions

Toosi Parviz; Dadras Mohammad Shahidi; Sadiqha Afshin; Farshi Hamideh Moravej

Volume 9, Issue 4 , 2006, , Pages 324-330

  Background and aim: It is possible to use light sources suxh as lasers to destruct melanosomes and treat pigmented skin lesions. One of the most commonly used laser systems is Q switched ruby laser with a wave-length of 694 nm. This study was performed to evaluate the efficacy of the Q switched ruby ...  Read More

Effects of low-power Gallium Aluminum Arsenide Laser irradiation on the mast cells of skin wounds in rats

M Bayat; M.Gh Gol Mohammadi; FS Rezaei

Volume 8, Issue 6 , 2006, , Pages 475-481

  Background and aim: Low-power lasers relief pain in some musculoskeletal disorders and accelerate wound healing process. However, there are few reports on effects of low-power lasers on mast cells. In this study the effects of low-power gallium aluminium arsenide laser (Ga.Al.As.laser) radiation on number ...  Read More

Pyogenic granuloma following treatment with pulsed dye Laser: Report of two cases

M Mir Shams Shahshahani; AH Ehsani; RM Robati

Volume 8, suppl , 2005, , Pages 42-14

  Pulsed dye laser (PDL) is an effective treatment for port- wine stain and can cause some short- term and long- term side- effects. Pyogenic granoluma is one of its late- onset adverse effects. Herein, we present two cases of pyogenic granoluma following treatment of port- wine stain with PDL.  Read More

Erbium:YAG Laser resurfacing of periorbital skin: Report of 7 cases

K Balighi; K Kiani Far; F Farnaghi; SZ Ghodsi; P Mehrian

Volume 8, suppl , 2005, , Pages 53-59

  Nowadays, Erbium: YAG laser resurfacing of periorbital skin has become a very popular method of wrinkle reduction. Seven patients with Fitzpatrick skin phototypes of II to V were treated with a 2940 nm Erbium: YAG laser system for resurfacing of periorbital wrinkles. Photographic evalution performed ...  Read More

Treatment of Lymphangioma Circumscriptum with CO2 Laser: A case report

N Farsi; M Mandegar Fard

Volume 8, Issue 4 , 2005, , Pages 307-310

  Lymphangioma circumscriptum is a congenital lymphatic malformation that results in gradual dilatation of lymphatic vessels and development of lymphatic cisterns. The treatment of choice is radical surgery. Other treatment methods including cryotherapy, sclerosing agent injections, radiation therapy and ...  Read More

Systematic review (Meta-analysis) of clinical trials on hair removal Lasers

P Toosi; F Malekzad; A Sedigha

Volume 8, Issue 1 , 2004, , Pages 7-14

  Background: The theory of selective photo-thermolysis led to the development of a variety of different laser systems which range from the shorter spectrum of 694nm ruby laser to the middle with the 755nm alexandrite and 810nm diode lasers to the long end with the 1064nm (Nd:YAG) laser. Objective: A systematic ...  Read More

Let’s take Laser safety seriously

A Majdabadi

Volume 5, Issue 4 , 2002, , Pages 32-38

  Nowadays laser is extensively used in various industrial, communicative, medical, and other fields. Using laser in medicine has enabled physicians to perform the most accurate and finest operations within few minutes. Non-observance of safety points during laser performance could be seriously harmful ...  Read More