A proprietary glaucoma device has changed current thinking about cyclophotocoagulation by offering another option in the glaucoma treatment algorithm and allowing earlier laser intervention when medical treatment comes up short.
New picosecond lasers allow for faster treatment of several once-difficult tattoo inks such as green, blue, red, orange and yellow. Meanwhile, Q-switched laser regimens continue to evolve, sometimes in combination with fractional ablation.
Have over-the-counter devices reduced the number of laser procedures you perform? Laser Roundtable panel members Michael Gold, M.D., and Barry DiBernardo, M.D., answer at the Vegas Cosmetic Surgery 2014 meeting.
Does your medical liability insurance increase when you incorporate laser procedures in practice? David Goldberg, M.D., J.D., offers his legal expertise during the Laser Roundtable at Vegas Cosmetic Surgery 2014. Michael Gold, M.D., asks about the legal benefits of patients signing waivers for at-home device treatments.
Laser and light device treatments are infiltrating cosmetic and medical dermatology, causing many in the specialty to consider starting or growing laser practices. While the decision to go into the laser side of dermatology works out well for many, it can be a costly mistake for those who don’t do their homework, experts warn.