High-Intensity Laser Therapy Deemed Effective for Chronic Refractory Wounds, Research Says

High-intensity laser therapy (HILT) combined with wound dressing was superior to conventional wound care, according to a recent study.

High-intensity laser therapy (HILT) is a promising treatment for chronic refractory wounds and should be considered for use with other treatments, according to a study published in BMJ Open.

According to the researchers, HILT does not only reduce wound size. It can also shorten wound healing time, accelerate inflammatory absorption, and increase collagen synthesis and tensile strength. “The therapeutic effects of HILT on chronic refractory wounds are significant and far more superior to those of conventional wound dressing,” the authors said.

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