ISBN 9780865778504,Lasers in Aesthetic Surgery

Lasers in Aesthetic Surgery



Thieme Medical Publishers

Publication Year 2001

ISBN 9780865778504

ISBN-10 0865778507


Number of Pages 384 Pages
Language (English)

General surgery

This comprehensive reference covers all aspects of the use of lasers in facial plastic surgery, from basic science to surgical techniques. Introductory chapters provide complete coverage of different laser systems, laser safety, and laser physics. The majority of the book is devoted to presenting the use of lasers in skin resurfacing, treatment of vascular lesions, hair removal, treatment of pigmented lesions and tattoos, and aesthetic surgery. Throughout, you'll find expert commentary from surgeons at the forefront of the field.

Table of Contents

Laser Physics; Laser Systems; Laser Safety; Laser Skin resurfacing
Histopathology of Laser Resurfacing
Laser Resurfacing: preoperative, perioperative, and postoperative considerations
Laser Resurfacing: an Atlas
Other uses for CO2 lasers
Laser treatment of vascular lesions; Vascular lesion treatment: an Atlas
Laser Hair Removal; Laser hair removal: an Atlas
Laser Treatment of Pigmented Lesions and Tattoos; Atlas
Treatment of Scars; Treatment of Stretch Marks; Photodynamic Therapy for Skin Cancer and other applications; Selective Photothermolysis; Aesthetic Surgical Uses of lasers
Lasers and Rhytidectomy; Lasers and Blepharoplasty