This book discusses lasers and light technologies in dermatology. The innovation is due to the book format: a handbook. It is the first handbook of lasers in dermatology, facilitating access to information to all individuals interested in lasers in this specific medical field . The most recent lasers devices and its applications will be discussed. Illustrations and tables will make the book didactic and comprehensive.
Lasers in dermatology are a constantly evolving field. Over the past few decades, novel devices have been developed and new indications for their use have emerged. A broad understanding of the relationship between science and laser principles is the foundation of a solid dermatologic practice. The Lasers in Dermatology Handbook is a tool to understand the use of lasers in clinical practice. Important topics such as vascular lesions, warts, acne, scars, and pigmented lesions are presented and discussed in all aspects. The wide spectrum of laser and light technologies available for skin resurfacing and rejuvenation will be covered as well. Written by internationally renowned authors, this handbook serves as a cornerstone for laser applications and provides updated information for all physicians, particularly dermatologists, interested in implementing lasers in their practice.
“The purpose is to provide practical and current information on using lasers to treat a variety of skin conditions ranging from cosmetic to medical. The audience is dermatologists with a laser practice. … This is a wonderful resource on using lasers in dermatology. I recommend it to everyone using or thinking about using lasers in their practice, regardless of their level of expertise. There is something for everyone and it is extremely up to date.” (Patricia Wong, Doody’s Book Reviews, February, 2015)