No Additional Benefit of Combining Fractional Carbon Dioxide Laser With Narrow-Band Ultraviolet B Phototherapy for Vitiligo: A Randomized Prospective Study With Half-Body Side Comparison

EŞME P., Aksoy G. G., ELÇİN G.

DERMATOLOGIC SURGERY, vol.45, no.12, pp.1627-1634, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 45 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/dss.0000000000001890
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1627-1634
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


BACKGROUND Narrow-band ultraviolet B (nb-UVB) phototherapy constitutes the gold standard treatment for vitiligo. Whether carbon dioxide (CO2) laser might increase the efficacy of nb-UVB is still a topic of debate.