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Immunology Research


Human Studies


Schindl A & Neumann R (1998).
Low-Intensity Laser Therapy is an Effective Treatment for Recurrent Herpes Simplex infection – Results from a Randomized Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Study. Journal of Investigative Dermatology, 113:221-223.


Turner W.A. Veruccae Pedis: Evaluation of a method of eradication using class 3B (low-level) laser therapy – a double blind clinical study. Unpublished (submitted in 2002 to American Society of Lasers in Surgery & Medicine).



A preliminary pilot study in the use of Low Power Laser as a non-invasive technique for the treatment of plantar warts and verrucae. (1991) Vicki Burrows M.C.S.P., S.R.P.,BWT Charterd Physiotherapists, Poole ,UK. Dr Mary Dyson and Dr Salah el Sayed, Dept odf Anatomy, Guys Hospital, The use London UK. Omega Research Laboratories, London,UK. Presented to The Fifth International Biotherapy Laser Association Meeting, Royal Free Hospital.


The use of a class 3b laser in the treatment of common warts and verrucas: A case study (2001) Julie Holliday. Unpublished.

The Efficacy of Laser Surgery for Verruca Plantaries: Report of a Study. Lawrence A Lavery BS - Dr William M Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, Chicago, Illinois. Johnathon M Cutler BS, Dr William M Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, Chicago, Illinois. Adolph W Galinski DPM, American Board of Podiatric Surgery, Dept of Surgical Sciences Dr William M Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, Chicago, Illinois. Bart W Gastwirth DPM, American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics, Dr William M Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, Chicago, Illinois.



Cartwright, R (2002). A comparison study involving the use of Low Level Laser Therapy with or without the application of Tea Tree Oil in the Treatment of Plantar Warts. Dissertation – unpublished.



Animal Studies


Bernstein D I, Miller R L and Harrison C J (1993).
Effect of therapy with an immunomodulator (imiquimod, R-837) alone and with acyclovir on genital HSV-2 infection in guinea-pigs when begun after lesion development. Antiviral Research, 20: 45-55.


Laser Research