Accepted for Publication: August 4, 2012.
Author Contributions: All the 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: Shumaker, Kwan, Badiavas, and Uebelhoer. Acquisition of data: Shumaker, Kwan, and Uebelhoer. Analysis and interpretation of data: Shumaker, Kwan, Badiavas, Waibel, Davis, and Uebelhoer. Drafting of the manuscript: Shumaker, Kwan, and Waibel. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Shumaker, Kwan, Badiavas, Waibel, Davis, and Uebelhoer. Administrative, technical, or material support: Shumaker, Badiavas, Waibel, and Davis. Study supervision: Shumaker and Uebelhoer.
Conflicts of Interest Disclosures: Dr Waibel has been employed by Palm Beach Aesthesis Dermatology, Miami Dermatology and Laser Institute, and Dermatology Institute of Southwest Ohio; has consulted for Medicis and Lumenis; has received honoraria from Sciton, Lumenis, Syneron/Candela, Medicis, Allergan, and Solta; has served on the speakers bureau of Sciton, Lumenis, Syneron/Candela, Medicis, Allergan, and Solta; has provided expert testimony for renewed cases; has received grants from Sciton, ASDS, and Lumenis; receives royalties for patent UMK-193 at the University of Miami; and has received donated equipment from Palomar, Alma, Celleration, Syneron/Candela, Sciton, Deka, and Solta.
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