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Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology: Lasers, Lights, and Energy Devices. Edition No. 5

  • Book

  • December 2022
  • Elsevier Health Science
  • ID: 5646679
Offering a step-by-step, practical approach to this challenging area of dermatology, Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology: Lasers, Lights, and Energy Devices, 5th Edition, enables you to master the up-to-date cosmetic techniques that produce the superior results your patients expect. Edited by expert clinicians Drs. Elizabeth L. Tanzi, Jeffrey S. Dover, and Leah K. Spring, it provides an overview of the underlying scientific principles of lasers and lights in dermatology, as well as the latest treatment options-all abundantly illustrated and evidence based. A substantial video library demonstrating applications and technical aspects helps you successfully incorporate the latest procedures into your practice.
  • Provides current, authoritative guidance on popular procedures including laser hair removal, tattoo removal, vascular lesions, pigmented lesions, non-ablative fractional laser rejuvenation, ablative laser resurfacing, tissue tightening, and body contouring.�

  • Contains five new chapters: Treatment of Skin with Intense Pulsed Light Sources, Radiofrequency Microneedling, Photodynamic Therapy, Muscle Toning and Contouring, and Treatment of Acne with Light and Energy-Based Devices.�

  • Features a greatly expanded video library with more than three dozen new videos, demonstrating modalities such as photodynamic therapy, IPL, radiofrequency microneedling, a wide range of lasers, and cryolipolysis.�

  • Covers special considerations when treating skin of color, as well as complications and legal considerations of laser, light, and energy-based treatments.�

  • Includes procedural how-to's, step-by-step advice on proper techniques, case studies, and pearls and pitfalls.�

  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.�

Table of Contents

1. Understanding Lasers, Light Sources, and Other Energy-Based Technology

2. Laser Treatment of Vascular Lesions

3. Laser Treatment of Pigmented Lesions and Tattoos

4. Laser Hair Removal

5. Treatment of Skin with Intense Pulsed Light Sources

6. Nonablative Fractional Laser Skin Rejuvenation

7. Nonsurgical Skin Tightening

8. Photodynamic Therapy

9. Ablative Laser Skin Resurfacing

10. Nonsurgical Body Contouring of Fat

11. Muscle Toning and Contouring

12. Radiofrequency Microneedling

13. Laser Treatment of Ethnic Skin

14. Treatment of Acne with Light and Energy-Based Devices

15. Complications and Legal Considerations of Laser, Light, and Energy-Based Treatments


Elizabeth L Tanzi Clinical Professor, Department of Dermatology, George Washington University; Medical Center Director, Capital Laser and Skin Care, Chevy Chase, MD, USA. Dr. Elizabeth Tanzi is a board-certified dermatologist and director of Capital Laser Skin Care in Washington D.C. Dr Tanzi is also a Clinical Professor, Department of Dermatology; George Washington University Medical Center. Jeffrey S. Dover Director, SkinCare Physicians, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts; Associate Clinical Professor of Dermatology at Yale University School of Medicine, and Adjunct Associate Professor of Dermatology at Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island. Dr. Jeffrey S. Dover is the co-director of SkinCare Physicians of Chestnut Hill, a comprehensive facility specializing in dermatology, laser and cosmetic surgery, and he is Associate Professor of Clinical Dermatology at Yale University School of Medicine, and Associate Professor of Dermatology at Brown Medical School. Dr. Dover's research interests are Photomedicine, lasers in medicine, cosmetic laser surgery, and medical education. He is the author of over 400 scientific publications. He has co-authored and edited over 45 textbooks, many of which have been translated into French, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Polish and Chinese and are sold to physicians all over the world. Dr. Dover is the founding editor of Journal Watch for Dermatology, produced by the publishers of the New England Journal of Medicine. He is also a Past President of both the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery and the American Society for Lasers in Medicine and Surgery. Leah K. Spring