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January 2001

308-nm Excimer Laser Therapy for Psoriasis

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Copyright 2001 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.2001

Arch Dermatol. 2001;137(1):95-96. doi:

In a recent issue of the ARCHIVES, Asawanonda et al1reported a dose-response study with a 308-nm excimer laser for the treatmentof psoriasis. The authors cited our earlier work,2mentioning that we "established some efficacy for excimer laser-generated308-nm radiation in the treatment of psoriasis," and that we concluded thatpsoriasis required 7 to 11 treatment sessions to clear.