It is important to note that where there are two or more recognized methods of diagnosing or treating the same condition, a physician does not fall below the standard of care by using any of the acceptable methods even if one method turns out to be less effective than another method.
A review of basic laser knowledge will help dermatologists improve operating room and patient safety as well as ensure optimal outcomes. One expert offers tips for assessing space, equipment and patients.
How often do you go off-label when you use laser devices in your practice? Vegas Cosmetic Surgery 2014 Laser Roundtable experts E. Victor Ross, M.D., Michael Gold, M.D., and David Goldberg, M.D., J.D., share their answers.
A 56 year-old male patient came into the clinic recently for a second opinion concerning a previous injury to his right eye. A high-powered commercial laser in a physics laboratory was the source of the injury in 2005.