Carbon Dioxide Lasers Studied for SSc Therapy

Author: Maureen Newman
Date Published: December-2014
Source: Scleroderma News

“Fractional Carbon Dioxide Laser Versus UVA 1 in Treatment of Localized Scleroderma,” a clinical trial currently recruiting patients, is looking to add another possible remedy to the list for systemic sclerosis (SSc). In the trial, fractional carbon dioxide laser treatment will be compared against UVA1 phototherapy in terms of its ability to improve the clinical presentation of SSc symptoms.