Laser Applications in Children

  • Jessica CervantesEmail author
  • Sebastian H. Verne
  • Mercedes E. Gonzalez


Lasers can be used to treat a wide variety of dermatological disorders in children. This chapter outlines the conditions amenable to laser surgery in children (Table 1) and discusses the special issues surrounding parental counseling, heightened anxiety and safety precautions when performing laser surgery in children.


Lasers Children Vascular lesions Port wine stains Infantile hemangioma Potassium Titanyl Phosphate (KTP) Pigmented lesions 


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  • Jessica Cervantes
    • 1
    Email author
  • Sebastian H. Verne
    • 1
  • Mercedes E. Gonzalez
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of DermatologyUniversity of Miami Miller School of MedicineMiamiUSA

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