A Novel Approach to Ablative Fractional Treatment of Mature Thermal Burn Scars

April 2010 | Volume 9 | Issue 4 | Case Reports | 389 | Copyright © April 2010

Robert E. Bowen MD

Abstract
This report details the use of a fractionated ablative Er:YAG laser in treating two cases of thermal burn injuries using a novel approach which matches the energy required to the depth of the burn scar. This method is termed "selective objective fractional technique (SOFT)."