J Cosmet Dermatol 2022 May 23;21(5):2031-2037. Epub 2022 Jan 23.
Ramathibodi Laser Center, Division of Dermatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.
Background: Epidermal growth factor (EGF) may promote wound healing and decrease laser-induced postinflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH).
Objectives: To evaluate the effectiveness of an EGF-containing cream on PIH, post-laser erythema, and transepidermal water loss (TEWL) after 1,064-nm Q-Switched Nd: YAG laser treatment of Hori's nevus.
Methods: This is a split-face, double-blinded, randomized, controlled study conducted in 30 subjects with bilateral Hori's nevus. Read More