An Overview of Laser in Dermatology: The Past, the Present and … the Future (?)


  • Serena Gianfaldoni University G. Marconi of Rome, Dermatology and Venereology, Rome 00192
  • Georgi Tchernev Medical Institute of the Ministry of Interior, Dermatology, Venereology and Dermatologic Surgery; Onkoderma, Private Clinic for Dermatologic Surgery, Dermatology and Surgery, Sofia 1407
  • Uwe Wollina Krankenhaus Dresden-Friedrichstadt, Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Dresden, Sachsen
  • Massimo Fioranelli G. Marconi University, Department of Nuclear Physics, Subnuclear and Radiation, Rome
  • Maria Grazia Roccia University B.I.S. Group of Institutions, Punjab Technical University, Punjab
  • Roberto Gianfaldoni University G. Marconi of Rome, Dermatology and Venereology, Rome 00192
  • Torello Lotti Universitario di Ruolo, Dipartimento di Scienze Dermatologiche, Università degli Studi di Firenze, Facoltà di Medicina e Chirurgia, Dermatology, Via Vittoria Colonna 11, Rome 00186



history, laser, dermatology, Goldman, continuous evolution


The authors discuss a brief history of lasers and their use in dermatology. Although the excellent results achieved by the use of laser in dermatology, this special treatment modality is in continuous evolution. At present, new devices have been under development for the therapy of different kind of diseases, while lasers, already in use, has been changing, in order to be more secure, effective and be useful in many others disorders.


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Gianfaldoni S, Tchernev G, Wollina U, Fioranelli M, Roccia MG, Gianfaldoni R, Lotti T. An Overview of Laser in Dermatology: The Past, the Present and … the Future (?). Open Access Maced J Med Sci [Internet]. 2017 Jul. 23 [cited 2023 Feb. 4];5(4):526-30. Available from:

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