Laser Treatment Option

Lasers can make a difference

Compared to other options, laser treatment can be more effective:

 TopicalsOralsLasers
Typical Protocol1-2x daily application6-12 week prescription2-3 laser treatments
Side effectsSevere blistering, itching, redness, dryness, or irritationLiver damage
Drug interactions
None
Efficacy10-20%30-50%50-90%

But, not all lasers are the same. Lasers use different technologies and have different modes of operation, resulting in different levels of efficacy. Several recent studies question the effectiveness and operator safety of lasers which use first generation Nd:YAG technology.