Ocular Complication of PhotoDerm VL Therapy for Facial Port-Wine Stain
Authors: Sutter F.K.P.; Landau K.
Source: Dermatologic Surgery, Volume 29, Number 1, January 2003, pp. 111-112(2)
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing
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A case of focal damage to the iris with distortion of the pupil secondary to PhotoDerm therapy in a 2-year-old boy is reported. OBJECTIVE.
To study ocular complication of photoDerm VL therapy for facial port-wine stain. METHODS.
Observatory case report. RESULTS.
PhotoDerm VL therapy may damage ocular tissues. CONCLUSION.
Appropriate protection during the procedure is essential.