Laser surgery is one of the fastest developing procedures in the field of dermatology.
This book is a step by step guide to the use of lasers in dermatological practice, covering both common procedures and more advanced techniques.
Divided into three sections, the book begins with discussion on conventional laser treatments, followed by chapters on advanced procedures. The final section describes practical aspects including medicolegal issues, complications, and setting up a laser practice.
Presented in a systematic, easy to follow format, each chapter is explained with numerous tables, charts, diagrams and clinical photographs to enhance learning.
Step by step guide to use of lasers in dermatological practiceIn depth discussion on both conventional and advance techniquesComplete section on practical aspects including medicolegal issues and complicationsIncludes nearly 300 images, illustrations, tables and charts
Kabir Sardana MD DNB MNAMS Professor Vijay K Garg MD MNAMS Director Professor and Head of Department Both at Department of Dermatology and STD, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India
Section 1: Conventional Laser Interventions Basics of Laser-Tissue Interactions Ablative Lasers Pigmented Lesions Fractional Photothermolysis Lasers for Vascular Indications Lasers for Hair Removal Section 2: Advanced Laser Interventions Non Ablative and Subsurface Rejuvenation Non Surgical Tightening Intense Focused Ultrasound (IFUS) Devices for Aesthetic Procedures Non Invasive Body Contouring Lasers for Scars, Keloids, Stretch Marks Section 3: Practical Aspects and Advances Miscellaneous Laser Responsive Disorders How to Start a Laser Practice How to set up a Laser Clinic in a Public Funded Institution Therapeutic Pearls in Lasers Medicolegal Aspects of Lasers in Dermatological Practice Complications and their Management New Aspects and Controversies in Lasers