Laser surgery before 40

Preston, Lydia; Akashi, Shu
July 1997
Self;Jul97, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p130
Focuses on the benefits of laser surgery, which offers real hope to medical consumers, including those under 40 with previously untreatable skin conditions. Caution that not all cosmetic lasers work equally well on all skin problems; Advantages and disadvantages of treating skin conditions with laser surgery. INSETS: Finding an expert laser surgeon.;Caution: Laser surgery and darker skins.;Caution: Watch out for skin cancer.;Laser surgery reduced my acne scars.


Related Articles

  • Skin Treatment News. Franz, Rachel // Dermatology Nursing;Jun99, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p214 

    Presents some dermatology news and updates as of June 1999. Introduction of nonablative lasers as the next generation in facial skin rejuvenation treatment; Details on the new methods of cosmetic skin resurfacing.

  • Perfect skin: Are lasers the answer? Gleason, Suzanne Gleckma // Glamour;Sep94, Vol. 92 Issue 9, p104 

    Focuses on laser technology as a therapeutic alternative in dermatology. Diverse functions of lasers; Laser fictions; Tips on laser utilization from the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS).

  • Chilling port-wine stains decreases postlaser complications. McCann, Brian // Dermatology Times;May98, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p90 

    Reports on the effectiveness of cryogen spray for decreasing postlaser complications in patients with port-wine stains in the United States. Complications of the treatment regimen; Effects of the treatment regimen.

  • What's cosmetically 'in' for ethnic skin. Hannapel, Coriene E. // Dermatology Times;Aug2002, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p30 

    Presents the lists of skin treatment procedures in New York. Efficacy of chemical peels to lighten the color of the skin; Effectiveness of microdermabrasion in patients sensitive to chemical peels; Popularity of laser surgery.

  • Living up to the hype. Nataloni, Rochelle // Dermatology Times;Oct2009, Vol. 30 Issue 10, Special section p8 

    The article focuses on the fractional resurfacing, the newest laser technology in dermatology. According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), fractional resurfacing is among the most highly demanded cosmetic procedures performed. It is a method of removing wrinkles,...

  • Lichen Amyloidosis: Novel Treatment with Fractional Ablative 2,940 nm Erbium: YAG Laser Treatment. Venkataram, Anitha B. // Journal of Cutaneous & Aesthetic Surgery;Apr-Jun2012, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p141 

    Lichen amyloidosis (LA) is a type of primary localized cutaneous amyloidosis clinically characterized by persistent pruritic, hyperkeratotic papules commonly distributed on the shins and histopathologically characterized by amyloid deposits in the papillary dermis. The condition is difficult to...

  • Controversies in laser medicine. Petrou, Ilya // Dermatology Times;Oct2009, Vol. 30 Issue 10, Special section p4 

    The article focuses on lasers used in dermatology. According to Dr. J. Stuart Nelson of the Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic at the University of California in Irvine, long-time experience plays a major role in the mastery of laser surgery. He also claimed that lasers used in...

  • Doing the laser tissue tango. Nataloni, Rochelle // Dermatology Times;Oct2009, Vol. 30 Issue 10, Special section p6 

    The article discusses the complication of the laser-tissue interactions during skin surgery. According to Dr. David Goldberg, if physicians understand the laser-tissue interaction, they will reduce their complication rate near to zero. In addition, Dr. Christopher Zachary said that many...

  • 11100, 17000, or 17110? Use Method to Select Biopsy or Destruction Code.  // Dermatology Coding Alert;May2012, Vol. 8 Issue 5, pp33 

    The article offers information on the correct medical codes to be used for the coding of the procedures of biopsy or destruction for skin lesions, in the U.S. It is mentioned that Medicare code for biopsy ranges from 11100-11101 and the codes 17000-17004 and 17110-17111 refers to various...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics