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September 1981

Dermatologic Uses of Lasers in China

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Dermatology, University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

Arch Dermatol. 1981;117(9):566-568. doi:10.1001/archderm.1981.01650090048025

• There has been rapid current progress in medical laser technology in China, including the extensive use of lasers in dermatologic therapy. However, adequate controls have often been lacking. The medical applications of lasers have even included acupuncture. In addition, China is the first country to use dye lasers and nitrogen lasers in clinical therapy.

(Arch Dermatol 1981;117:566-568)