Research, Publications, & Presentations


Bakus AD, Yaghmai D, Massa MC, Garden BC, Garden JM.   Sustained Benefit After Treatment of Acne Vulgaris Using Only a Novel Combination of Long-Pulsed and Q-Switched 1064-nm Nd: YAG Lasers.  Dermatol Surg. 2018 Nov;44(11):1402-1410.

Garden BC, Garden JM, Goldberg DJ. Light-based devices in the treatment of cutaneous vascular lesions: An updated review. J Cosmet Dermatol. 2017 Sep;16(3):296-302. 

Garden JM, Zelickson B, Gold MH, Friedman D, Kutscher TD, Afsahi V. Home hair removal in all skin types with a combined radiofrequency and optical energy source device. Dermatol Surg. 2014 Feb;40(2):142-51. 

Yaghmai D, Garden JM, Bakus AD, Gold MH, Saal BM, Goldberg DJ, Massa MC. Photodamage therapy using an electro-optic Q-switched Nd:YAG laser. Lasers Surg Med. 2010 Oct;42(8):699-705.

Bakus AD, Garden JM, Yaghmai D, Massa MC. Long-term fine caliber hair removal with an electro-optic Q-switched Nd:YAG Laser. Lasers Surg Med. 2010 Oct;42(8):706-11.

Garden JM, Bakus AD, Domankevitz Y. Cutaneous compression for the laser treatment of epidermal pigmented lesions with the 595-nm pulsed dye laser. Dermatol Surg. 2008 Feb;34(2):179-83. 


American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery Annual Meeting. "Expert Treatment Approaches: Treatment of Vascular Lesions with Lights and Lasers". Boston, MA, 2016.

Cynosure-Coherent Medical Systems of India. Laser Workshop: "Pigmentation, Rejuvenation, Skin Toning, and Melasma Using the Q-Switched YAG Laser." -Dr. A. Bakus, Mumbai and Delhi, India, 2015. http://www.coherentindia.in/newsupdates

Skin Disease Education Foundation - Hawaii Dermatology Seminar. "Fractionated Non-Ablative Laser and Radiofrequency Systems"; " Photodynamic Therapy: When Is It Really Effective?" and "Multiple Uses For The Lasers You Already Own." - Dr. J. Garden, Big Island, HI, 2014.

American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery Annual Meeting. "How Lasers and Energy Devices Work." - Co-Director - Dr. J. Garden , Phoenix, AZ, 2014.

American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting. “Lasers: Laser Treatment of Vascular Lesions.”- Dr. J. Garden, Miami, FL, 2013.

American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery Annual Meeting. “Difficult Cases and Complications”-Co-Director; and “Tech Connect: Laser/IPL Treatment of Vascular Lesions.” - Dr. J. Garden,  Boston, MA, 2013

Mexican Academy of Dermatology - Annual Congress of Therapeutic Dermatology. “Lasers for the Pediatric Patient: Where Are We Today? And “Complications with Lasers and Light Sources.” - Dr. J Garden, Mexico City, Mexico, 2013.

Garden JM, Zelickson B,Gold MH, Friedman D, Kutscher TD, Alfashi V: Home hair removal in all Skin Types with a combined radiofrequency and optical energy source device. Dermatol Surg 2014;40:142. Presented at the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery Annual Mereting, 2013.

Bakus AD, Yaghmai D, *Garden JM, Massa MC: Treatment of post-inflammatory hypopigmentation with both long-pulse and Q-switched 1064nm Nd:YAG lasers. Lasers Surg Med 2012;44:24s,5. Presented at the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery Annual Meeting, 2012.

Yaghmai D, Bakus A, *Garden J: Use of combination lasers for more effective hair removal. Laser Surg Med 2011;43:23s;940. Presented at the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery Annual Meeting, 2011
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American Academy of Dermatology Summer Meeting.  "Laser Update." - Dr. J. Garden, New York, NY, 2011


Clinical Studies

Physicians Laser & Dermatology Institute conducts important research and evaluation into new treatments and innovative therapies. Contact us if you wish to participate in these studies. We will let you know if you are a good candidate and if we still have available openings.

1. Vascular lesion/portwine stain therapy 

2. Scar and skin texture 

3. Hair removal

4. Fat reduction 

5. Adult acne laser therapy 

6. Pigmentation and melasma laser therapy

7. Laser hair growth