— Ablative and non-ablative laser resurfacing lead to an improvement in photodamaged skin.
— Ablative laser resurfacing produces a significant wound, but long-lasting clinical results.
— Nonablative resurfacing is cosmeti-cally elegant, but generally only leads to subtle results.
— Visible light nonablative devices lead to a lessening of erythema and superficial pigmentary skin changes
— Midinfrared infrared laser devices promote better skin quality and skin toning.
— The role of newer plasmakinetic and fractional resurfacing devices has yet to be determined.
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