Laser resurfacing for the rejuvenation of photoaged skin has become a popular procedure, but good postoperative care is essential. One treatment option is to use commercially available occlusive or semiocclusive1,2 dressings manufactured from a variety of compounds.3,4 These dressings offer the advantages of reduction in pain and discomfort but at a high cost to the patient in addition to the resurfacing costs.
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