Lasers and Lights E-Book: Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology Series (Expert Consult)

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Sep 26, 2012 - Medical - 156 pages
This newly revised title helps you incorporate the very latest in Lasers and Lights into your busy practice. Succinctly written and lavishly illustrated, this book focus on procedural how-to’s and offer step-by-step advice on proper techniques, pitfalls, and tricks of the trade—so you can refine and hone your skills...and expand your repertoire.
  • Contains a wealth of color illustrations and photographs that depict cases as they appear in practice so you can visualize techniques clearly.
  • Updates chapters throughout the book to keep you up to date on the latest uses of lasers and lights in this rapidly moving field.
  • Includes guidance for getting the best results when performing hot techniques such as Thermage or the use of Radiofrequency lasers.
 

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Contents

1 Understanding lasers lights and tissue interactions
1
2 Laser treatment of vascular lesions
10
3 Laser treatment of pigmented lesions and tattoos
20
4 Laser hair removal
33
5 Nonablative laser and light skin rejuvenation
47
6 Nonablative fractional laser rejuvenation
59
7 Laser resurfacing
72
8 Nonsurgical body contouring
86
9 Nonsurgical skin tightening
97
10 Laser treatment of ethnic skin
114
11 Complications and legal considerations of laser and light treatments
130
Index
137
Instructions for online access
141

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