Laser in Plastic Surgery and Dermatology

  • J. S. Nelson
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 252)


Since the laser was first developed in 1960, it has found many uses in the treatment of cutaneous and superficial lesions in plastic surgery and dermatology. Moreover, lasers are now the treatment of choice for several clinical entities for which no reliable or effective modality was previously available.


Laser Therapy Argon Laser Cavernous Hemangioma Thermal Relaxation Time Capillary Hemangioma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. S. Nelson
    • 1
  1. 1.Beckman Laser Institute and Medical ClinicUniversity of CaliforniaIrvineUSA

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