Lasers Demonstrate the Power to Heal Without Scarring

When accidents happen, doctors typically rely on sutures, staples or adhesives to fix the damage. These approaches work, of course, but they tend to cause inflammation in the surrounding tissue and leave scars long after a wound has healed. Researchers at Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts General Hospital Wellman Center for Photomedicine have recently completed a study they hope will shine some light on this problem–laser light, that is. [More]


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