R Rox Anderson

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Dermatologic history of the ruby laser: the long story of short pulses
    R Rox Anderson
    Wellman Laboratories of Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Arch Dermatol 139:70-4. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Treating vascular lesions
    Susanne Astner
    Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Department of Dermatology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Dermatol Ther 18:267-81. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Tattoos and body piercing
    R Rox Anderson
    Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 55:422. 2006
  4. pmc Transdermal microconduits by microscission for drug delivery and sample acquisition
    Terry O Herndon
    Harvard MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139 4307, USA
    BMC Med 2:12. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Selective photothermolysis of lipid-rich tissues: a free electron laser study
    R Rox Anderson
    Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 38:913-9. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint What is safe?: an introduction
    R Rox Anderson
    Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, BHX 630 55, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 39:7. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Office-based 532-nm pulsed KTP laser treatment of glottal papillomatosis and dysplasia
    Steven M Zeitels
    Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, and the Center for Laryngeal Surgery and Voice Rehabilitation, Massachusetts General Hospital Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 115:679-85. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Intracutaneous ALA photodynamic therapy: dose-dependent targeting of skin structures
    Fernanda H Sakamoto
    Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 43:621-31. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Selective photothermolysis to target sebaceous glands: theoretical estimation of parameters and preliminary results using a free electron laser
    Fernanda H Sakamoto
    Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Department of Dermatology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 44:175-83. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Effects of non-invasive, 1,210 nm laser exposure on adipose tissue: results of a human pilot study
    Molly Wanner
    Department of Dermatology, Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 41:401-7. 2009

Detail Information

Publications75

  1. ncbi request reprint Dermatologic history of the ruby laser: the long story of short pulses
    R Rox Anderson
    Wellman Laboratories of Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Arch Dermatol 139:70-4. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Treating vascular lesions
    Susanne Astner
    Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Department of Dermatology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Dermatol Ther 18:267-81. 2005
    ..Different treatment modalities and the various endpoints of individual vascular lesions will be discussed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Tattoos and body piercing
    R Rox Anderson
    Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 55:422. 2006
  4. pmc Transdermal microconduits by microscission for drug delivery and sample acquisition
    Terry O Herndon
    Harvard MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139 4307, USA
    BMC Med 2:12. 2004
    ..Creation of microconduits through the stratum corneum and epidermis is achieved by stochastic scissioning events localized to typically 250 microm diameter areas of human skin in vivo...
  5. ncbi request reprint Selective photothermolysis of lipid-rich tissues: a free electron laser study
    R Rox Anderson
    Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 38:913-9. 2006
    ..In theory, infrared vibrational bands could be used for selective photothermolysis of lipid-rich tissues such as fat, sebaceous glands, or atherosclerotic plaques...
  6. ncbi request reprint What is safe?: an introduction
    R Rox Anderson
    Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, BHX 630 55, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 39:7. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Office-based 532-nm pulsed KTP laser treatment of glottal papillomatosis and dysplasia
    Steven M Zeitels
    Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, and the Center for Laryngeal Surgery and Voice Rehabilitation, Massachusetts General Hospital Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 115:679-85. 2006
    ..To further develop this concept and address the limitations of the PDL, we used a 532-nm pulsed potassium titanyl phosphate (KTP) laser...
  8. doi request reprint Intracutaneous ALA photodynamic therapy: dose-dependent targeting of skin structures
    Fernanda H Sakamoto
    Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 43:621-31. 2011
    ..Topical ALA-PDT has limited depth of drug penetration. We studied induced porphyrin distribution and PDT after intradermal ALA administration using different drug concentrations followed by high-fluence red light irradiation...
  9. doi request reprint Selective photothermolysis to target sebaceous glands: theoretical estimation of parameters and preliminary results using a free electron laser
    Fernanda H Sakamoto
    Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Department of Dermatology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 44:175-83. 2012
    ..About 30% of sebum consists of fats with copious CH(2) bond content. SP was studied in vitro, using free electron laser (FEL) pulses at an infrared CH(2) vibrational absorption wavelength band...
  10. doi request reprint Effects of non-invasive, 1,210 nm laser exposure on adipose tissue: results of a human pilot study
    Molly Wanner
    Department of Dermatology, Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 41:401-7. 2009
    ..The objective of this pilot study was to evaluate the in vivo effects of this laser in human subjects...
  11. ncbi request reprint Chick chorioallantoic membrane as a model for simulating human true vocal folds
    Matthew S Broadhurst
    Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 116:917-21. 2007
    ..To characterize this model, we compared measurements of vessel diameters to superficial vessels in human vocal folds...
  12. ncbi request reprint Combining multispectral polarized light imaging and confocal microscopy for localization of nonmelanoma skin cancer
    Anna N Yaroslavsky
    Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Wellman Laboratories of Photomedicine, Department of Dermatology, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Biomed Opt 10:14011. 2005
    ..A combination of MSPLI and CM appears to be complementary. This combined in situ technique has potential to guide cancer surgery more rapidly and at lower cost than conventional histopathology...
  13. ncbi request reprint Thermal damage during thulium laser dissection of laryngeal soft tissue is reduced with air cooling: ex vivo calf model study
    James A Burns
    Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 116:853-7. 2007
    ..This study investigated temperature changes and thermal trauma during thulium laser dissection of laryngeal tissue, with and without air cooling, in an ex vivo model...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effects of 532 nm pulsed-KTP laser parameters on vessel ablation in the avian chorioallantoic membrane: implications for vocal fold mucosa
    Matthew S Broadhurst
    Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Center for Laryngeal Surgery and Voice Rehabilitation, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Laryngoscope 117:220-5. 2007
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography imaging of benign and malignant laryngeal lesions: an in vivo study
    James A Burns
    Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Center for Laryngeal Surgery and Voice Rehabilitation, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 145:91-9. 2011
    ..STUDY DESIGN. Prospective clinical trial...
  16. ncbi request reprint Photoangiolytic laser treatment of early glottic cancer: a new management strategy
    Steven M Zeitels
    Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol Suppl 199:3-24. 2008
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Predicting clinical efficacy of photoangiolytic and cutting/ablating lasers using the chick chorioallantoic membrane model: implications for endoscopic voice surgery
    James A Burns
    Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Center for Laryngeal Surgery and Voice Rehabilitation, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Laryngoscope 118:1109-24. 2008
    ..Such information is essential for optimizing the effectiveness of lasers in treating laryngeal pathology while preserving vocal function...
  18. ncbi request reprint Imaging the human vocal folds in vivo with optical coherence tomography: a preliminary experience
    Adam M Klein
    Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 115:277-84. 2006
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  19. doi request reprint Fractional CO(2) laser-assisted drug delivery
    Merete Haedersdal
    Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 42:113-22. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate drug delivery by CO(2) laser AFR using methyl 5-aminolevulinate (MAL), a porphyrin precursor, as a test drug...
  20. ncbi request reprint Office-based and microlaryngeal applications of a fiber-based thulium laser
    Steven M Zeitels
    Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 115:891-6. 2006
    ..It produces a continuous-wave beam with a wavelength of 2013 nm and a target chromophore of water. This new laser functions similarly to a CO2 laser with the benefit of being delivered through a small glass fiber (0.365 to 0.550 mm)...
  21. doi request reprint Safety and effectiveness of black tattoo clearance in a pig model after a single treatment with a novel 758 nm 500 picosecond laser: a pilot study
    Leonid Izikson
    Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, BHX 630, Bartlett Hall, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 42:640-6. 2010
    ..Since tattoo particles in skin range in diameter from 40 to 300 nm, picosecond pulses would approximate t(1/2) more closely and, therefore, might be more effective at tattoo particle fragmentation...
  22. ncbi request reprint Novel virtual biopsy of the kidney with near infrared, reflectance confocal microscopy: a pilot study in vivo and ex vivo
    Vanessa Campo-Ruiz
    Wellman Laboratories of Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Urol 175:327-36. 2006
    ..Contrast between structures is based on the natural differences in refractivity. In this pilot study we assessed the usefulness of CM in the study of the kidney in vivo and ex vivo...
  23. ncbi request reprint Skin responses to fractional photothermolysis
    Hans Joachim Laubach
    Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, 02114, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 38:142-9. 2006
    ..We analyzed epidermal and dermal response to FP with the aim of correlating histological and clinical response...
  24. doi request reprint Porphyrin distribution after topical aminolevulinic acid in a novel porcine model of sebaceous skin
    Fernanda H Sakamoto
    Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 41:154-60. 2009
    ..We studied porphyrin accumulation after topical application of ALA in vivo, and also describe the porcine ear as a new animal model to study adnexal glands...
  25. doi request reprint Selective cryolysis: a novel method of non-invasive fat removal
    Dieter Manstein
    Department of Dermatology, Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 40:595-604. 2008
    ..This study describes non-invasive cold-induced selective destruction of subcutaneous fat...
  26. ncbi request reprint Virtual biopsy of the joint tissues using near-infrared, reflectance confocal microscopy. A pilot study
    Vanessa Campo-Ruiz
    Wellman Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Microsc Res Tech 69:794-8. 2006
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Foresight in laryngology and laryngeal surgery: a 2020 vision
    Steven M Zeitels
    Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol Suppl 198:2-16. 2007
    ..We hope that aspiring laryngeal surgeons will find elements of this discussion valuable for devising a strategic roadmap for research initiatives in laryngology and laryngeal surgery...
  28. ncbi request reprint Pulsed angiolytic laser treatment of ectasias and varices in singers
    Steven M Zeitels
    Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Center for Laryngeal Surgery and Voice Rehabilitation, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 115:571-80. 2006
    ....
  29. pmc Evaluation of human knee meniscus biopsies with near-infrared, reflectance confocal microscopy. A pilot study
    Vanessa Campo-Ruiz
    Wellman Laboratories of Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Int J Exp Pathol 86:297-307. 2005
    ..In addition, crystal deposits of gout and pseudogout are also demonstrable. Thus, CM is a novel imaging technique that could enable the pathologist to make a rapid microscopic evaluation of cartilage in a fresh and unfixed fashion...
  30. doi request reprint Cell-cycle-dependent active thermal bystander effect (ATBE)
    Martin Purschke
    Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 43:230-5. 2011
    ..To determine whether the active thermal bystander effect (ATBE) is cell-cycle dependent...
  31. ncbi request reprint Office-based treatment of glottal dysplasia and papillomatosis with the 585-nm pulsed dye laser and local anesthesia
    Steven M Zeitels
    Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 113:265-76. 2004
    ..Furthermore, this relatively safe, effective technique allowed for treatment of many patients (in a clinic setting) in whom classic surgery-related morbidity would have often delayed intervention...
  32. doi request reprint Thermal injury causes DNA damage and lethality in unheated surrounding cells: active thermal bystander effect
    Martin Purschke
    Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 130:86-92. 2010
    ..The ATBE may have clinical relevance for acute burn trauma, hyperthermic treatments, and distant tissue damage after localized heat stress...
  33. ncbi request reprint Effects of skin temperature on lesion size in fractional photothermolysis
    Hans Laubach
    Wellman Laboratories for Photomedicine and Department of Dermatology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 39:14-8. 2007
    ..The determination of the changes in these parameters that are due to skin temperature will allow the better control and understanding of fractional photothermolysis at different skin temperatures...
  34. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of photochemical tissue bonding for closure of skin incisions and excisions
    Yoko Kamegaya
    Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 37:264-70. 2005
    ..The objective was to compare PTB with standard sutures and the tissue adhesive, octyl cyanoacrylate, for closure of skin incisions and excisions...
  35. ncbi request reprint Intradermally focused infrared laser pulses: thermal effects at defined tissue depths
    Misbah Huzaira Khan
    Wellman Laboratories of Photomedicine, Department of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 36:270-80. 2005
    ..To produce controlled, spatially confined thermal effects in dermis...
  36. doi request reprint Photodynamic therapy for acne vulgaris: a critical review from basics to clinical practice: part II. Understanding parameters for acne treatment with photodynamic therapy
    Fernanda H Sakamoto
    Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 63:195-211; quiz 211-2. 2010
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Fractional laser-assisted delivery of methyl aminolevulinate: Impact of laser channel depth and incubation time
    Christina S Haak
    Department of Dermatology, Bispebjerg Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen NV, Denmark
    Lasers Surg Med 44:787-95. 2012
    ..This study evaluates whether depth of intradermal laser channels and incubation time may affect AFXL-assisted delivery of methyl aminolevulinate (MAL)...
  38. doi request reprint Surgical scar remodelling after photodynamic therapy using aminolaevulinic acid or its methylester: a retrospective, blinded study of patients with field cancerization
    F H Sakamoto
    Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Br J Dermatol 166:413-6. 2012
    ..Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is a nonsurgical alternative to conventional tumour excision for nonmelanoma skin cancers (NMSCs)...
  39. doi request reprint Photodynamic therapy for acne vulgaris: a critical review from basics to clinical practice: part I. Acne vulgaris: when and why consider photodynamic therapy?
    Fernanda H Sakamoto
    Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 63:183-93; quiz 193-4. 2010
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Long-pulsed neodymium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet laser treatment for port-wine stains
    Marjorie U Yang
    Department of Dermatology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 52:480-90. 2005
    ..Laser treatment of port-wine stain (PWS) might be improved using a deeply penetrating wavelength...
  41. ncbi request reprint Multiple apocrine hidrocystoma of the face treated with a 1450-nm diode laser
    Agustina Vila Echague
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    Arch Dermatol 141:1365-7. 2005
  42. pmc Treatment of hypertrophic and resistant port wine stains with a 755 nm laser: a case series of 20 patients
    Leonid Izikson
    Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 41:427-32. 2009
    ....
  43. doi request reprint Selective and localized radiofrequency heating of skin and fat by controlling surface distributions of the applied voltage: analytical study
    Joel Jiménez-Lozano
    Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Phys Med Biol 57:7555-78. 2012
    ..By knowing and controlling the internal electric field, different therapeutic strategies can be developed and implemented...
  44. doi request reprint Resolution of blue minocycline pigmentation of the face after fractional photothermolysis
    Leonid Izikson
    Laser and Cosmetic Dermatology Center and Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, BHX 630, MGH, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 40:399-401. 2008
  45. doi request reprint 755 nm alexandrite laser for the reduction of tumor burden in basal cell Nevus syndrome
    Omar A Ibrahimi
    Department of Dermatology and Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 43:68-71. 2011
    ..Like PDL, the alexandrite laser can be vessel-selective, but has the added advantage of deeper tissue penetration. We evaluated the utility of the alexandrite laser in reducing the tumor burden in BCNS with a single treatment...
  46. doi request reprint Treatment of tattoo allergy with ablative fractional resurfacing: a novel paradigm for tattoo removal
    Omar A Ibrahimi
    Department of Dermatology and Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 64:1111-4. 2011
    ..Q-switched lasers are the gold standard for tattoo treatment. Allergic tattoo reactions present a treatment dilemma. We present the application of ablative fractional resurfacing (AFR) as a novel method for tattoo removal...
  47. ncbi request reprint Fractional photothermolysis: a new concept for cutaneous remodeling using microscopic patterns of thermal injury
    Dieter Manstein
    Wellman Laboratories of Photomedicine, Department of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 34:426-38. 2004
    ..We introduce and clinically examine a new concept of skin treatment called fractional photothermolysis (FP), achieved by applying an array of microscopic treatment zones (MTZ) of thermal injury to the skin...
  48. doi request reprint Nanoparticles reduce nickel allergy by capturing metal ions
    Praveen Kumar Vemula
    Center for Regenerative Therapeutics and Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Nat Nanotechnol 6:291-5. 2011
    ..Using nanoparticles with diameters smaller than 500 nm in topical creams may be an effective way to limit the exposure to metal ions that can cause skin irritation...
  49. ncbi request reprint Demarcation of nonmelanoma skin cancer margins in thick excisions using multispectral polarized light imaging
    Anna N Yaroslavsky
    Wellman Laboratories of Photomedicine, Department of Dermatology, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 121:259-66. 2003
    ..The study demonstrates that the suggested technique has significant potential as a guidance tool in tumor excision surgery...
  50. ncbi request reprint Imaging the mucosa of the human vocal fold with optical coherence tomography
    James A Burns
    Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 114:671-6. 2005
    ..Optical coherence tomography (OCT), a noncontact, noninvasive technology that provides cross-sectional images by means of backscattered light, offers the potential for delineating these layers in vivo...
  51. ncbi request reprint Confocal reflectance imaging of head and neck surgical specimens. A comparison with histologic analysis
    W Matthew White
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 130:923-8. 2004
    ..We hypothesized that CRM is capable of discerning histologic characteristics of different tissues in the head and neck...
  52. doi request reprint Effect of fibrous septa in radiofrequency heating of cutaneous and subcutaneous tissues: computational study
    Joel N Jiménez Lozano
    Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 45:326-38. 2013
    ....
  53. doi request reprint The impact of treatment density and molecular weight for fractional laser-assisted drug delivery
    Christina S Haak
    Department of Dermatology, Bispebjerg Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Bispebjerg Bakke 23, 2400 Copenhagen NV, Denmark
    J Control Release 163:335-41. 2012
    ..01). This study substantiates that fractional CO(2) laser treatment allows uptake of small and large molecules into and through human skin, and that laser density can be varied to optimize intracutaneous or transcutaneous delivery...
  54. ncbi request reprint 585-nm pulsed dye laser treatment of glottal dysplasia
    Ramon A Franco
    Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 112:751-8. 2003
    ..In this initial trial, the PDL provided relatively safe and effective treatment for glottal dysplasia. Analysis of patterns of recurrence will require longer follow-up...
  55. pmc Selective cell targeting with light-absorbing microparticles and nanoparticles
    Costas M Pitsillides
    Wellman Laboratories of Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Biophys J 84:4023-32. 2003
    ..Thus they may be particularly useful for prelabeling cells in engineered tissue before implantation. Subsequent irradiation with laser pulses will allow control of the implanted cells (inactivation or modulation) in a noninvasive manner...
  56. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of erbium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet laser-assisted delivery of topical anesthetic
    Patricia Lee Yun
    Wellman Laboratory of Photomedicine and Massachusetts General Hospital Dermatology Laser Center, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 47:542-7. 2002
    ..Penetration through the stratum corneum limits effectiveness of topical anesthetics...
  57. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of microvascular response to laser pulses
    Kittisak Suthamjariya
    Wellman Laboratories of Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 122:518-25. 2004
    ..This study suggests that detecting fast events in humans, in real time, may provide useful feedback signals for "smarter" laser devices...
  58. ncbi request reprint Photodynamic therapy for cutaneous proliferative vascular tumors in a mouse model
    Maritza A Middelkamp-Hup
    Wellman Laboratories of Photomedicine, Department of Dermatology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 121:634-9. 2003
    ..Based on these results, we conclude that PDT-BPD can lead to selective eradication of these tumors. Further studies investigating the efficacy of PDT-BPD for human hemangiomas are warranted...
  59. doi request reprint Treatment endpoints for resistant port wine stains with a 755 nm laser
    Leonid Izikson
    Laser and Cosmetic Dermatology Center and Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Cosmet Laser Ther 11:52-5. 2009
    ..Judicious use of the 755 nm laser can be beneficial for resistant PWS...
  60. ncbi request reprint In vivo and ex vivo virtual biopsy of the liver with near-infrared, reflectance confocal microscopy
    Vanessa Campo-Ruiz
    Wellman Laboratories of Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University, Boston, MA 02114 2696, USA
    Mod Pathol 18:290-300. 2005
    ..In conclusion, near-infrared reflectance confocal microscopy stands as a useful adjunct technique to the study of hepatic parenchyma offering details equivalent to, if not surpassing traditional light microscopy...
  61. doi request reprint Transient immunoreactivity after laser tattoo removal: report of two cases
    Leonid Izikson
    MGH Laser and Cosmetic Dermatology Center and Wellman Center for Photomedicine, BHX 630, Bartlett Hall, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02445, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 40:231-2. 2008
    ..Professional tattoos contain a multitude of potentially immunogenic chemicals that are released or modified by laser treatment. We studied potential immunologic reactions following laser tattoo removal...
  62. ncbi request reprint Skin phototypes 2003
    Susanne Astner
    Wellman Laboratories of Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 122:xxx-xxxi. 2004
  63. ncbi request reprint Magnetite tattoos
    Misbah Huzaira
    Wellman Labs of Photomedicine, Department of Dermatology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 55 Fruit St, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 31:121-8. 2002
    ..Tattoo removal is a significant problem. The extraction of magnetite (Fe(3)O(4)) ink tattoos by a magnetic field was investigated, with and without Q-switched laser treatment...
  64. ncbi request reprint Q-switched laser-induced chrysiasis treated with long-pulsed laser
    Patricia Lee Yun
    Wellman Laboratories of Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Arch Dermatol 138:1012-4. 2002
  65. ncbi request reprint In vivo confocal imaging of pigmented eccrine poroma
    Rieko Tachihara
    Wellman Laboratories of Photomedicine, Department of Dermatology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    Dermatology 204:185-9. 2002
    ..Near-infrared reflectance confocal microscopy (CM) imaging is a noninvasive technique that can be utilized to evaluate histologic features of cutaneous lesions in vivo...
  66. ncbi request reprint 585-nm pulsed dye laser treatment of glottal papillomatosis
    Ramon A Franco
    Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 111:486-92. 2002
    ..Since the lesions involute without complete resection of the diseased epithelium, the anterior commissure can be treated to minimize the number of procedures. To study patterns of recurrence will require longer follow-up...
  67. ncbi request reprint Complications of laser dermatologic surgery
    Andrea Willey
    Department of Dermatology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55455, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 38:1-15. 2006
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint Visible light treatment of photoaging
    Christine C Dierickx
    Skin and Laser Surgery Center, Beukenlaan 52, 2850 Boom, Belgium
    Dermatol Ther 18:191-208. 2005
    ..This paper reviews the use of visible light sources and examines the attributes of specific systems for noninvasive skin rejuvenation...
  69. ncbi request reprint Treatment of melanocytic nevi
    Harue Suzuki
    Suzuki Plastic Surgery Clinic, Kyoto, Japan
    Dermatol Ther 18:217-26. 2005
    ..Despite significant recent progress, it is clear that much understanding are still lacking about optimal laser treatment for pigmented lesions...
  70. ncbi request reprint Fire and ice
    R Rox Anderson
    Arch Dermatol 139:787-8. 2003
  71. ncbi request reprint Infant hemangiomas: a controversy worth solving
    R Rox Anderson
    Lasers Surg Med 38:92-3. 2006
  72. doi request reprint Motivation for contemporary tattoo removal: a shift in identity
    Myrna L Armstrong
    School of Nursing, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, TTU Highland Lakes, 806 Steven Hawkins Pkwy, Marble Falls, TX 78654, USA
    Arch Dermatol 144:879-84. 2008
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  73. ncbi request reprint Shedding some light on tattoos?
    R Rox Anderson
    Photochem Photobiol 80:155-6. 2004
  74. ncbi request reprint The use of photodynamic therapy in dermatology: results of a consensus conference
    Mark S Nestor
    Center for Cosmetic Advancement, Aventura, FL, USA
    J Drugs Dermatol 5:140-54. 2006
    ..Appropriate light sources are available in many dermatology offices. The expanding clinical and financial benefits of PDT justify the purchase of an appropriate light source...
  75. ncbi request reprint Q-switched ruby versus long-pulsed dye laser delivered with compression for treatment of facial lentigines in Asians
    Taro Kono
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Japan
    Lasers Surg Med 38:94-7. 2006
    ..This prospective study aims to compare the efficacy and complications of such an approach to the use of Q-switched ruby laser (QSRL) in the treatment of facial lentigines in Asians...