Chinese Journal of Dermatology ›› 2023, Vol. 56 ›› Issue (5): 468-470.doi: 10.35541/cjd.20201002

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Photoelectric therapy for rosacea

Li Rong, Zhang Jiaan, Chen Kun   

  1. Department of Physiotherapy, Hospital of Dermatology, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Nanjing 210042, China
  • Received:2020-10-13 Revised:2021-01-20 Online:2023-05-15 Published:2023-05-04
  • Contact: Chen Kun
  • Supported by:
    National Natural Science Foundation of China(81703152、81872545、82073445)

Abstract: 【Abstract】 Rosacea is a chronic inflammatory dermatosis mostly occurring on the central face, and its pathogenesis is still unclear. Currently, drug treatment is the first-line therapy for rosacea. In recent years, photoelectric therapy has showed a favorable therapeutic effect on rosacea by selective photothermolysis. This review summarizes latest advances in photoelectric therapy for rosacea.

Key words: Rosacea, Phototherapy, Lasers, dye, Photochemotherapy, Intense pluse light, Nd:YAG laser