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A clear and straightforward introduction to light related skin diseases A clear and straightforward introduction to light related skin diseases - including the use of lasers, covering their investigation, diagnosis and management. Each light sensitive disorder and each type of phototherapy is underpinned with the principles of the underlying photophysics, chemistry and biology. Medical and nursing staff and technicians will find valuable insights combined with an ease of understanding that will give them a good working overview of the light related areas of dermatology.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781840761351
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 11/10/2010
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 7.80 (w) x 10.40 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Skin Care Physicians of Chestnut Hill, Chestnut Hill, MA, USA
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Table of Contents

Elementary Photobiology and Photophysics
Phototest Equipment
Polymorphic Light Eruption
Hydroa Vacciniforme
Chronic Actinic Dermatitis
Solar Urticaria
Actinic Prurigo
Juvenile Springtime Eruption
Photoaggravated Dermatoses
Drug Induced Photosensitivity
Photoallergy/Photopatch Testing
Porphyrin Biochemistry: Laboratory Studies
The Cutaneous Porphyrias
Ultraviolet Phototherapy and Photochemotherapy of Skin Disease
Photodynamic Therapy
Laser-Tissue Interactions
Laser Therapy for Vascular Lesions
Laser Therapy for Pigmented Lesions and Tattoos
Ablative and Non-ablative Laser Skin Resurfacing
Laser Hair Removal

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