Catalogue


Cosmetic laser surgery : a practitioner's guide /
edited by Tina S. Alster, David B. Apfelberg.
edition
2nd ed.
imprint
New York : Wiley-Liss, c1999.
description
xx, 393 p. : ill.
ISBN
0471252700 (cloth : alk. paper), 9780471252702 (cloth : alk. paper)
format(s)
Book
Holdings
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imprint
New York : Wiley-Liss, c1999.
isbn
0471252700 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780471252702 (cloth : alk. paper)
catalogue key
6211954
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summaries
Main Description
Reviews from the first edition: "...well written, with many excellent clinical photographs."-The American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery "...many excellent clinical 'pearls'...Any dermatologist...will find this book a worthwhile investment."-Archives of Dermatology
Bowker Data Service Summary
This edition offers information about laser-assisted dermatologic and plastic surgery. It emphasises areas or techniques developed since the first edition, and offers guidelines on which laser to use for which procedure.
Long Description
Cosmetic Laser Surgery: A Practitionera's Guide is the definitive textbook of laser-assisted dermatologic and plastic surgery.Extensively revised and greatly expanded, this new edition provides a highly visual overview of the state of the art in cosmetic laser surgery, as well as thoroughly updated guidelines for matching lasers with procedures. Clearly written and user-friendly, Cosmetic Laser Surgery: A Practitionera's Guide features over 300 color photographs illustrating operative techniques and the results of different procedures.Topics covered include: CO2 laser resurfacing Erbium: YAG laser resurfacing CO2 laser blepharoplasty Endoscopic laser browlift Laser-assisted uvulopalatoplasty Laser hair transplantation and removal Laser treatment of scars, stretch marks, telangiectasias, pigmented lesions, and tattoos Cosmetic Laser Surgery: A Practitionera's Guide is an indispensable reference for dermatologists, plastic surgeons, and otolaryngologists.From reviews of the First Edition:"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."The book is oriented towards the practicing physician, with emphasis on indications and procedural details. Any dermatologist interested in starting an aesthetic laser surgery practice will find this book a worthwhile investment."-Archives of Dermatology.
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Cosmetic Laser Surgery: A Practitioner's Guide is the definitive textbook of laser-assisted dermatologic and plastic surgery. Extensively revised and greatly expanded, this new edition provides a highly visual overview of the state of the art in cosmetic laser surgery, as well as thoroughly updated guidelines for matching lasers with procedures. Clearly written and user-friendly, Cosmetic Laser Surgery: A Practitioner's Guide features over 300 color photographs illustrating operative techniques and the results of different procedures. Topics covered include: * CO2 laser resurfacing * Erbium: YAG laser resurfacing * CO2 laser blepharoplasty * Endoscopic laser browlift * Laser-assisted uvulopalatoplasty * Laser hair transplantation and removal * Laser treatment of scars, stretch marks, telangiectasias, pigmented lesions, and tattoos Cosmetic Laser Surgery: A Practitioner's Guide is an indispensable reference for dermatologists, plastic surgeons, and otolaryngologists. From reviews of the First Edition: "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. "The book is oriented towards the practicing physician, with emphasis on indications and procedural details. Any dermatologist interested in starting an aesthetic laser surgery practice will find this book a worthwhile investment."-Archives of Dermatology.
Table of Contents
Evaluation, Installation, and Marketing of a Cosmetic Laser Practice
Skin Resurfacing with High-Energy, Short-Pulsed Carbon Dioxide Lasers: Preoperative Assessment, Patient Evaluation and Preparation, Sequence of Procedure, and Adjunctive Care
Laser Resurfacing: A Microscopic Analysis
Postoperative Management and Complications of Carbon Dioxide Laser Resurfacing
The Erbium Laser in Skin Resurfacing
Management of Dyschromias with Reference to Laser Therapy
Laser Approach to Upper Facial Rejuvenation
Carbon Dioxide Laser Blepharoplasty, Ptosis Correction, and Treatment of Festoons
Complications of Laser-Assisted Blepharoplasty
Endoscopic Laser Brow Lift
Laser-Assisted Suprafibromuscular and Endoscopic Rhytidectomy
Laser-Assisted Uvulopalatoplasty
Laser-Assisted Hair Transplantation
Laser Hair Removal
Laser Scar Revision
Current Therapy of Striae Distensae with the 585-NM Pulsed Dye Laser
Laser Treatment of Facial and Leg Telangiectasias
Laser Treatment of Pigmented Lesions
Laser Treatment of Tattoos
Laser Safety Management: Hazards, Risks, and Control Measures
Appendices
Index
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