Lasers and Energy Devices for the Skin (2nd Revised edition)

Lasers and Energy Devices for the Skin (2nd Revised edition)

By: Robert A. Weiss (editor), Mitchel P. Goldman (editor), Suzanne L. Kilmer (editor), Richard E. Fitzpatrick (editor), E. Victor Ross (editor)Hardback

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Description

Rapid technical developments with lasers and other energy devices have continued over recent years, both in the different types of devices available and in what can be used for cosmetic and other treatments, including scar and tattoo removal, hair removal, cellulite, and lipolysis. In the second edition of Lasers and Energy Devices for the Skin, the top practitioners in the field have pooled their expertise to offer a broad and balanced perspective. Updated to encompass the latest refinements in the field, this volume: * Explores the latest techniques in laser hair removal and scar removal * Reviews advances in antiaging techniques for the skin of the face * Covers the use of photodynamic therapy for skin tumors, psoriasis, localized scleroderma, viral warts, onichimycosis, and more * Reviews currently available and novel approaches for noninvasive and intended selective destruction of fat * Highlights the risks of pigmentary alterations and scarring following procedures on Asian skin * Covers advances in liposuction brought about by the advent of tumescent anesthesia The book also discusses pain management during laser surgery and laser treatments and includes coverage of the importance of complying with safety standards, potential unsafe practices, and potential medicolegal problems. Providing the understanding needed to develop creative ways to use light-based technologies, the book gives readers easy access to practical treatment parameters.

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Contents

Laser-Tissue Interactions, E. Victor Ross and R. Rox Anderson Laser Treatment of Vascular Lesions, E. Victor Ross and Andrew C. Krakowski Laser Treatment of Benign Pigmented Lesions, Omar A. Ibrahimi and Suzanne L. Kilmer Tattoo Removal, William Kirby Hair Removal, Omar A. Ibrahimi and Suzanne L. Kilmer Skin Resurfacing with Ablative Lasers, Omar A. Ibrahimi, Richard E. Fitzpatrick, Mitchel P. Goldman, and Suzanne L. Kilmer Fractional Ablative Lasers, Douglas A. Winstanley and E. Victor Ross Non-Ablative Fractional Lasers, Karen L. Beasley and Robert A. Weiss Treatment of Scars, Richard E. Fitzpatrick Photodynamic Therapy, Mitchel P. Goldman and Ane BM Niwa Massaki Treatment of Leg Telangiectasias with Laser and High-Intensity Pulsed Light, Mitchel P. Goldman Body contouring: Noninvasive Fat Removal, Lilit Garibyan, H Ray Jalian, Mathew M Avram, and Robert A Weiss Use of Lasers on Asian Skin, Woraphong Manuskiatti Laser Lipolysis, Melanie D. Palm, Ane BM Niwa Massaki, Sabrina G. Fabi, and Mitchel P. Goldman Laser, Light and Energy Devices for Cellulite and Lipodystrophy, Mitchel P Goldman, Jennifer D Peterson, and Sabrina G Fabi Anesthesia for Cutaneous Laser Surgery, Mitchel P. Goldman and Sabrina G. Fabi Laser safety: Risk Assessment and Quality Management, Penny J. Smalley Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 21/05/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781841849331
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 400
  • ID: 9781841849331
  • weight: 1338
  • ISBN10: 1841849332
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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