lasers

Advances in lasers, light sourcesLaser and light source treatments target many of the most common skin conditions that dermatologists encounter. The recent expansion in laser dermatology is both promising and exciting as the treatments available to derms and their patients continue to grow. New technologies are taking laser and light source treatments in new directions of skin structure imaging, epidermal harvesting, tissue rejuvenation, and new types of photodynamic therapies.
6 considerations before making that laser purchaseChoosing the right laser devices can add to the bottom line and patient satisfaction; choosing the wrong devices can be a drain on a practice’s viability.
'Dr. Scar' shares treatment pearlsA U.S. dermatologist shares his experience working with a Chinese plastic surgeon who does a high-volume of scar treatments.
Fractioned laser benefits for skin resurfacingFractioned laser systems for skin resurfacing can be separated into four categories and there are benefits to each type depending on the type of patient being treated.
What’s old is new: MicroneedlingMicroneedling techniques are mimicking results often associated with laser treatment, according to Tina S. Alster, M.D., director of Washington Institute of Dermatologic Laser Surgery, Washington, DC, who presented “Will Microneedling Replace Lasers?” at the 2016 American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) annual meeting in New Orleans.
Laser fundamentalsA 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.
Skin tightening: Device search 101Four aesthetic physicians offer their advice for selecting the right skin tightening device to add to your practice.
Lasers for hair removalIs the laser hair removal technology you have good enough… or is it time to upgrade?
Skin resurfacing with lasers and lightThese are Dr. Suzanne Kilmer’s top take-home points from “Resurfacing the skin with lights, lasers, RF and needles” at ASLMS 2016.
The latest in laser hair removal
The latest in laser hair removalNew data show long-term hair reduction with less painful and shorter treatment times.