Since their development more than three decades ago, lasers have become widely accepted as a valuable modality for treatment of cutaneous lesions. Today, many cosmetic surgeons commonly use laser techniques for a variety of procedures, with markedly improved results over traditional surgical methods. Propelled by technological advances, ongoing clinical progress, and the growing popularity of out-patient procedures, cosmetic laser surgery is a truly dynamic field.
Cosmetic Laser Surgery is designed to serve as a much-needed, practical, and user-friendly guide to this expanding field. The book provides a summary of current uses of multiple lasers for a variety of cosmetic procedures, and offers expert guidance from leading specialists. Each chapter includes actual case studies with an in-depth background on each that details laser parameters and treatment protocols. The text features over 70 color photographs to illustrate the operative techniques and results of different procedures, and concludes with appendices providing detailed examples of referral letters, consent forms, and operative reports that can help physicians establish and run a viable cosmetic laser practice.
Topics covered in this book include:
Evaluation, installation, and marketing of a cosmetic laser practice Skin resurfacing with high-energy, pulsed carbon dioxide lasers Laser-assisted blepharoplasty and meloplasty Hair transplantation using laser techniques Laser-assisted uvul0palatoplasty for snoring Laser treatment for scars, telangiectasias, tattoos, and pigmented lesions
The selectivity and precision of lasers make them excellent tools for cosmetic surgery, but only if used with a proper knowledge and understanding of their strengths and limitations. Cosmetic Laser Surgery provides detailed, specific guidance on making optimal use of various lasers. It is an authoritative and indispensable resource for all dermatologists, plastic surgeons, and otolaryngologists who employ lasers in their practices.
This book fills the void between new technology and practical application for many practitioners of cosmetic .
This book fills the void between new technology and practical application for many practitioners of cosmetic laser surgery. Each chapter is well-written, with many excellent clinical photographs. The material presented obviously represents substantial clinical experience. Clinical discussions are pertinent, concise, and practical and will be very useful both for the new practitioner of cosmetic surgery and, as a reference, for the experienced practitioner. -The American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery.
by Tina S. Alster and David B. Apfelberg. Cosmetic Surgery (LANGE Clinical Medicine). by Robert T. Grant and Constance M. Chen.
Topics covered include: CO2 laser resurfacing. Erbium: YAG laser resurfacing. CO2 laser blepharoplasty. Endoscopic laser browlift. Laser-assisted uvulopalatoplasty.
Tina S. Apfelberg are the authors of Cosmetic Laser Surgery . A beautifully written and illustrated text on cosmetic laser surgery loaded with practical advice and data on the wide variety of lasers and their individual uses
Request permission to reuse content from this site. A beautifully written and illustrated text on cosmetic laser surgery loaded with practical advice and data on the wide variety of lasers and their individual uses. -Journal of the American Association of Forensic Dentists, July 1999.
Cosmetic Laser Surgery. Tina S. Alster, David B. The book provides a summary of current uses of multiple lasers for a variety of cosmetic procedures, and offers expert guidance from leading specialists. Each chapter includes actual case studies with an in-depth background on each that details laser parameters and treatment protocols.
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Cosmetic Laser Surgery: A Practitioner?s Guide is the definitive textbook of laser–assisted dermatologic and plastic surgery.
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