1st Edition

Ablative and Non-ablative Facial Skin Rejuvenation

ISBN 9781841841755
Published March 5, 2003 by CRC Press
280 Pages 300 Color Illustrations

USD $335.00

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Book Description

With the newer ablative and non-ablative techniques offering precise methods for improving photo-aged skin, facial skin rejuvenation is particularly popular. Ablative and Non-Ablative Facial Skin Rejuvenation discusses the various lasers, light sources, and radio-frequency devices currently used. Each chapter analyzes one of the available technologies and discusses the author's approach to using that system. The closing chapters address complications-what to do if they arise and how to anticipate and manage them. The final chapter focuses on the marketing and business aspects of a facial rejuvenation practice. This one-stop reference on the topic is ideal for dermatologists and all professionals in the field.

Table of Contents

Biology of Collagen
Cutaneous Wound Healing
Carbon Dioxide Laser Resurfacing
Erbium: YAG Laser Resurfacing
Combined Erbium: YAG/CO^O2 Laser and Variable Pulsed Erbium: YAG Laser
Electrosurgical Skin Resurfacing
Non-ablative Dermal Remodeling
Marketing Facial Skin Rejuvenation, R.S. Mulholland

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"If you are searching for a book that provides an overview of the various modalities available for laser and nonablative skin rejuvenation, you may find this reference useful. Each chapter focuses on a different surgical resurfacing treatment: CO2 laser resurfacing, erbium: YAG laser resurfacing, electrosurgical skin resurfacing, and nonablative skin remodeling. …There are many photographs showing the patients' skin response over time, from immediately after treatment one year postoperative…the book does a good job of discussing and summarizing studies about the different lasers and providing a comparison when the data is present."
--Patricia Wong, MD, Stanford University Medical Center for Doody's Review Services

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