As the number and variety of lasers increase, it is timely to review which lasers are best for which clinical procedures. This well illustrated text from respected authorities provides the answers for a number of commonly encountered problems. Even established laser surgeons will be interested to learn about newer laser varieties, such as fractionated lasers, and on methods to combine additional and adjunctive procedures for a better esthetic result.
Table of Contents
Laser Safety. Evaluation of the Aging Face. Carbon Dioxide Laser: Resurfacing and Fractionated Treatments. Erbium Laser Aesthetic Skin Rejuvenation. Complications Secondary to Lasers and Light Sources. Non Ablative Technology for Treatment of Aging Skin. Lasers, Light, and Acne. Treatment of Acne Scarring. Skin Tightening. Laser Treatment of Pigmentation Associated with Photoaging. Treatment of Vascular Lesions. Laser Treatment for Unwanted Hair. Non Invasive Body Rejuvenation Technologies. Treatment of Leg Telangiectasia with Laser and Pulsed Light. Photodynamic Therapy (PDT). Adjunctive Techniques I: The Bioscience of the Use of Botulinum Toxins and Fillers for Non Surgical Facial Rejuvenation. Adjunctive Techniques II: Clinical Aspects of the Combined Use of Botulinum Toxins and Fillers for Non Surgical Facial Rejuvenation. Adjunctive Techniques III: Complementary Fat Grafting
"This book provides an excellent overview of laser skin rejuvenation. For the inexperienced dermatologist, the book provides a valuable introduction with very good illustrations. For those experienced in laser treatment, the book provides sufficient depth on the various approaches. [...] the authors are experts in the field of laser therapy in the USA. This book is highly recommended." Peter C. M. van de Kerkhof, Journal of Dermatological Treatment 2008; 19