Accepted for Publication: August 7, 2012.
Published Online: October 15, 2012. doi:10.1001/2013.jamadermatol.668
Author Contributions: All authors had full access to all the data in the study and take responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. Study concept and design: Ozog, Chaffins, Ormsby, Fincher, and Moy. Acquisition of data: Ozog, Liu, Chaffins, Ormsby, and Chipps. Analysis and interpretation of data: Ozog, Liu, Chaffins, Ormsby, Mi, Grossman, and Pui. Drafting of the manuscript: Ozog, Liu, Ormsby, and Mi. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Ozog, Liu, Chaffins, Fincher, Chipps, Grossman, Pui, and Moy. Statistical analysis: Ormsby. Obtained funding: Ozog. Administrative, technical, and material support: Ozog, Chipps, Mi, and Grossman. Study supervision: Ozog, Chaffins, Ormsby, Fincher, Chipps, and Moy.
Financial Disclosure: None reported.
Funding/Support: This study was supported in part by a grant from Lumenis.
Role of the Sponsors: The sponsors had no role in the design and conduct of the study; in the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data; or in the preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript.
Previous Presentation: Findings from this study were presented at the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery conference; April 1, 2011; Grapevine, Texas.
Additional Contributions: Melody Eide, MD, MPH, helped review the manuscript; Elizabeth Farhat, MD, helped organize slides and acquire imaging software; and Gordon Jacobsen, MS, assisted with statistical analysis.