The use of Low Level Laser Therapy for treating cutaneous warts.
Editor- With reference to the paper 'Local treatments for cutaneous
warts: a systemic review'.
As a Podiatrist, State Registered Chiropodist, Private Practitioner and
PhD. student, I note that Gibbs,Harvey,Sterling and Stark made no mention
of Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) in their review of local treatments for
Although there is little literature relating to this therapy, I have been
using it to treat patients with viral warts for over four years and
achieving excellent results. It is a non-invasive, non- thermal, quick and
painless procedure, often needing only one or two treatments.
Thus treating viral warts with LLLT is an effective therapeutic modality.
The biostimulatory effect of the laser also offers patients relief from
the pain of these lesions.
Pat Turnbull. BSc. MChS. SRCh.
Knutsford. Cheshire. WA16 8EP
Competing interests: No competing interests