· Is a well-structured and user-friendly guide Is abundantly illustrated Includes how-to-do sections
In this innovative textbook, renowned experts from the United States, Europe, and Asia present the most up-to-date information in the field of cutaneous laser surgery and intense pulsed light (IPL) technology. Technical and biophysical aspects of lasers and IPL devices are first discussed in depth to provide the reader with a sound understanding of basics. A series of richly illustrated chapters then carefully examine the numerous and diverse clinical applications of these techniques, highlighting both their potential and their limitations, including side-effects. In the concluding section, important miscellaneous topics are addressed, including cooling techniques, ethical and economic considerations, and laser safety.
This book is designed to be of benefit to novice and experienced practitioners alike. In addition to providing expert guidance on the use of lasers and IPL devices in more than 80 clinical indications, it examines the role of new techniques such as laser lipolysis and fractional photothermolysis and includes sufficient information to assist the reader considering the purchase of laser or IPL equipment.
Content Level » Professional/practitioner
Keywords » benign pigmented lesion - hair removal - laser treatment - malignant tumor - scar
Related subjects » Dermatology - Medicine - Surgery
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Benign Pigmented Lesions.- Benign Tumors and Organoid Nevi.- Dyschromias.- Inflammatory Dermatoses and Connective Tissue Diseases.- Wrinkles and Acne Scars.- Scars.- Unwanted Hair Growth.- Precancerous Conditions and Malignant Tumors.- Vascular Lesions.- Viral Infections.- Laser-assissted Lipolysis.- Cooling Techniques.
AUTHORS & EDITORS
Professor Christian Raulin has been Medical Director of the Karlsruhe Laser Clinic in Germany since 1998, having worked as a specialist in laser medicine for the preceding decade. His experience over many years in the application of different types of laser is reflected in his numerous contributions to the medical literature and at congresses. As a consequence, he is recognized as a leading authority on laser treatment in dermatology and cosmetic/aesthetic medicine.
Dr. Syrus Karsai is a dermatologist in training at the Ernst-Moritz-Arndt University Clinic in Greifswald, Germany. Since 2006 the principal focus of his work has been aesthetic laser surgery, and during this time he has been the author of well over 40 international and national publications on this topic. He is recognized worldwide as a renowned expert in dermatological laser medicine and is also actively involved in the development of innovative laser devices. Dr. Karsai has been the recipient of various awards, including from the German Dermatological Laser Society (DDL) and the German Dermatological Society (DDG).