Cosmetic Laser Surgery
Cosmetic Laser Surgery
Second edition
edited by Tina S. Alster and David B. Apfelberg
Cosmetic Laser Surgery: A Practitioner's Guide is a key textbook of laser-assisted dermatologic and plastic surgery.

Extensively revised and greatly expanded, this 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 more than 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
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
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