Contents: Section I. Laser and Energy-based Technologies: 1. Laser–tissue Interactions and its Clinical Correlates/Kabir Sardana and Sidharth Tandon. 2. Ablative Lasers/Kabir Sardana. 3. Pigmented Lesions and Tattoos/Kabir Sardana, Seema Rani, Pooja Arora Mrig. 4. Fractional Photothermolysis/Kabir Sardana and Sumit Gupta. 5. Vascular Lasers/Tanvi Pal, Sujay Khandpur and Kabir Sardana. 6. Lasers for Hair Removal/Shivani Bansal, Soni Nanda, Kabir Sardana, Shikha Bansal and Tarang Goyal. 7. Cosmetic Use of Radiofrequency in Dermatology/Vivek Nair, Kabir Sardana and Apratim Goel. 8. High Intensity and/or Microfocused Ultrasound with/without Visualization/Apratim Goel, Vallari Gatne and Preeti Kothari. 9. Noninvasive body contouring and lipolysis/Shruti Dewan, Vivek Nair and Kabir Sardana.10. Combination Laser Therapy: Rationale and Indications/Kabir Sardana. 11. Laser Toning in Dermatology/Vivek Mehta and Kabir Sardana. Section II: Therapeutic Indications. 12. Clinical Indications/Shilpa Garg, Kabir Sardana, Niteen V Dhepe, Ashraf Badawi, Aastha Gupta, Ananta Khurana, Sidharth Tandon, Khushbu Goel, Red Alinsod, Avitus John Raakesh Prasad, Ajay Deshpande and Surabhi Sinha. 12A. Acne Scars/Shilpa Garg, Kabir Sardana and Niteen V Dhepe. 12B. Lasers for Scars, Keloids, and Stretch Marks/Kabir Sardana and Niteen V Dhepe. 12C. Striae Distensae/Kabir Sardana. 12D. Cellulite, Fat Reduction, Laxity and Body Contouring/Kabir Sardana and Niteen V Dhepe. 12E. Miscellaneous Laser Responsive Disorders/Kabir Sardana, Ashraf Badawi, Aastha Gupta, Ananta Khurana, Sidharth Tandon, Khushbu Goel, Red Alinsod, Niteen V Dhepe, Avitus John Raakesh Prasad, Ajay Deshpande and Surabhi Sinha. Section III: Practical Aspects and Complications. 13. How to Setup a Laser Center in a Private Setup?/Apratim Goel and Masuma Molvi.14. How to Setup a Laser Clinic in a Public Funded Institution/V Dhir, Kabir Sardana and Ananta Khurana.15. Why, When, and How to Buy a Laser?/Anil Ganjoo and Kabir Sardana.16. Medicolegal Aspects of Lasers in Dermatological Practice/Anil Aggrawal and Kabir Sardana.17. Complications and their Management/Kabir Sardana and Ganesh S Pai. Index.
This book is a comprehensive guide to the use of lasers and other technologies in dermatologic and aesthetic practice. Divided into three key sections, the text begins with discussion on the use of lasers for different conditions such as vascular lasers, non-invasive body contouring, pigmented lesions and tattoos, lasers for hair removal, and more. The second section covers clinical disorders and therapeutic indications, and section three explains practical aspects such as setting up a laser centre and medicolegal aspects, and complications and their management. The book is presented in a practical format and approaches each topic from the viewpoint of three basic questions - what to do, why do it, and how to do it. Written by recognised experts in the field, the book is further enhanced by clinical and surgical photographs, illustrations and tables. Key points Practical guide to use of lasers and other technologies in dermatologic and aesthetic practice Approaches each topic from viewpoint of what to do, why do it and how to do it Covers use of lasers for treatment of many different conditions Includes discussion on setting up a laser centre and medicolegal aspects.