Laser & Light Source Treatments for the Skin

by Mathew M Avram, Paul M Friedman, Marc R Avram

Laser & Light Source Treatments for the Skin provides a comprehensive, clinically relevant survey of cutaneous laser surgery written by the top authorities within this field. This book focuses not only on lasers but also light sources and other energy-based devices such as radiofrequency, intense pulsed light, ultrasound and cryolipolysis. The text begins with an overview of the basic science principles behind these laser and energy-based technologies. From there, it is organized by clinical topics and includes chapters detailing treatments for: acne, acne scars, vascular lesions, pigment, tattoos, laser hair removal, rhytides, noninvasive fat removal, tissue tightening, ethnic skin, and a myriad of other topics. This book provides an excellent, practical overview of the field of laser, light source and other energy-based treatments within the field of dermatology.


Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Avram Mathew M
Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
2. Friedman Paul M
University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas, USA; Weill Cornell Medical College, The Methodist Hospital, New York, NY, USA
3. Avram Marc R Weill Cornell Medical College, Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA
ISBN 9789350909959
Speciality Dermatology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12081
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2014
Pages 230
Book Type Professional


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