editore: McGraw-Hill Medical
This is the essential, A-to-Z guide to skin rejuvenation using lasers and related technology. This comprehensive, yet streamlined book takes you step by step through all current technologies for skin rejuvenation of the face and other areas of the body. Turn to any chapter, and you'll find crystal-clear guidance on the proper operation of each device, along with turnkey insights on their underlying science and clinical indications. Lasers & Related Technologies in Dermatology begins with a helpful overview of the fundamentals of lasers and related technology, then progresses to chapters which methodically explain the treatment of cutaneous vascular lesions, pigmented lesions, and tattoos. Subsequent chapters highlight such pivotal interventions as body contouring and technology-assisted fat removal; acne treatment; photodynamic therapy; and treatment of leg veins.
Features: practical, easy-to-apply coverage of the newest, most clinically relevant lasers and related devices, including laser/light devices, ultrasound, radiofrequency, and other must-know technologies for skin rejuvenation; important survey of the basics of lasers and related technology, including the introduction of the theory of selective photothermolysis and the pulsed dye laser, now used for the treatment of vascular conditions, scars, and inflammatory conditions; and chapter introductions, patient history sections, chapter-ending conclusions, and full reference citations support key chapter concepts and provide opportunities for further study.