Lasers and Light Therapy

Lasers and Light Therapy

by Pamela Hill
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Cengage Learning


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Lasers and Light Therapy

Lasers and Light Therapy is the first of its kind, offering a unique approach into the science and technology of laser and light systems. The reader will be exposed to all aspects of this specialized field whether one is working in a medical spa, day spa, or medical clinic. This book is designed to address areas of hair removal and facial / body rejuvenation from a beginning conceptual level into practical hands-on application. Detailed information of treatment protocols is explored starting with the initial consultation and skin care, to the selection of the appropriate cosmetic device, to the delivery of the laser/light technology. The management of the client's goals and maximization of each treatment's outcome is also emphasized for the reader. As one gains knowledge of this exciting new specialty, the selection and acquisition of the appropriate cosmetic device is also thoroughly examined. Business management and marketing strategies are provided to guide the reader into creating an exciting, revenue generating opportunity.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781428399631
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 12/04/2008
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 340
Sales rank: 356,107
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Pamela Hill, RN is Chief Executive Officer and president of Facial Aesthetics, the Pamela Hill Institute, and Pamela Hill Skin Care.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Lasers and Light Therapy. 2. Anatomy and Physiology of the Skin. 3. Healing the Skin from Laser Injury. 4. Laser, Light, and Radiofrequency Devices. 5. Consultations. 6. Skin Typing and Laser Treatments. 7. Fundamentals of Skin Care. 8. Pre-Treatment for Lasers and Light Therapy. 9. Indications and Contraindications for Laser and Light Therapy. 10. Laser, Light, and Radiofrequency Treatments. 11. Laser and Light Safety. 12. The Business of Laser and Light Therapy.

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