Essential Guide to Cosmetic Laser Surgery

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Answers all your questions about the miracles of cosmetic laser surgery. Includes everything you need to know about procedures, costs, safety, finding specialists, and making decisions.

"...explains how laser surgery has revolutionized cosmetic surgical processes...gives guidelines on how to find a qualified laser surgeon, assess the risks, and what to expect for recovery time and expenses."

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Overview

Answers all your questions about the miracles of cosmetic laser surgery. Includes everything you need to know about procedures, costs, safety, finding specialists, and making decisions.

"...explains how laser surgery has revolutionized cosmetic surgical processes...gives guidelines on how to find a qualified laser surgeon, assess the risks, and what to expect for recovery time and expenses."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781887110099
  • Publisher: Alliance Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 5/28/1997
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 198
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 7.98 (h) x 0.49 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword 1
Introduction: How I First Encountered Cosmetic Lasers 5
Ch. 1 A New Way to a New Face 12
Ch. 2 Up in Smoke: How Wrinkles Are Vaporized 31
Ch. 3 Smoothing Out Acne Scars 52
Ch. 4 Things That Go Bump: Warts, Tags, Moles and Other Skin Growths 62
Ch. 5 Targeting Melanin: Freckles, Age Spots, Moles and Other Brown Patches 84
Ch. 6 Blasting Off Tattoos 106
Ch. 7 The New Light on Red Birthmarks 118
Ch. 8 Getting the Red Out: Rosacea, Spider Veins, Cherry Spots, and Other Blemishes 138
Ch. 9 Scars, Burns and Stretch Marks 153
Ch. 10 The Laser as Razor: Removing Unwanted Hair 170
Ch. 11 On the Cosmetic Laser Horizon 178
App. A The Right Laser for the Job 185
App. B What Laser Surgery Costs and How to Pay for It 189
App. C Choosing a Laser Specialist 195
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