Along with its sister dermatologic volume, this comprehensive textbook of laser technology covers the use of lasers to treat vascular anomalies and lesions, control of pigmented lesions and tattoos, hair removal, acne, facial rejuvenation, Psoriasis, hypopigmented lesions and Vitiligo. Chapters are formatted in an easy to follow format with clear concise sections with bulleted summaries to highlight key points.
Lasers in Dermatology and Medicine: Dermatologic Applications provides detailed explanations of when lasers can be of use how to use them across a range of medical disciplines. Clinically relevant examples are provided along with relevant images and summary boxes to highlight key points. It therefore provides a critical resource on the applications and use of lasers across medicine for both the trainee and trained clinician.
Laser-tissue interactions.- Laser Safety: Regulations, Standards and Practice Guidelines.- Lasers For Treatment Of Vascular Lesions.- Laser For Scars.- Laser Treatment of Leg Veins.- Lasers and Lights for Treating Pigmented Lesions.- Laser Treatment of Tattoos.- Laser for Hair Removal.- Lasers for Resurfacing.- Fractional Photothermolysis.- Plasma Resurfacing.- Sub-Surfacing Lasers.- Safe and Painless Rejuvenation for all Skin Types; A Multi-strata Approach Using Light-based Devices.- Laser and Light Therapies for Acne.- Lasers for Psoriasis and Hypopigmentation.- Lasers for Adipose Tissue and Cellulite.- Intense Pulse Light (IPL).- Photodynamic therapy.- Light-Emitting Diode Phototherapy in Dermatological Practice.- Laser and Light for Wound Healing Stimulation.- Lasers in Hair Growth and Hair Transplantation.- Reflectance-Mode Confocal Microscopy in Dermatological Oncology.- Laser Clinical and Practice Pearls.- The Selection and Education of Laser Patients.- Anesthesia for Laser Surgery.- Laser Application For Ethnic Skin.- Laser Applications in Children.- Dressings / Wound Care for Laser Treatment.- Prevention and Treatment of Laser Complications.- Ethical Issues.- Medicolegal Issues (Documentation/Informed Consent).- Psychological Aspects to Consider Laser Treatments.- Photography of Dermatological Laser Treatment.- Online Resources for Dermatologic Laser Therapies.- Starting a Laser Practice.- Research and Future Directions.