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Book details
  • SubGenre:Diseases / Skin
  • Language:English
  • Pages:130
  • Paperback ISBN:9781483560465

Laser / IPL Technology for Skin Care

A Comprehensive Technical and Informative Textbook

by Dariush Honardoust

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This textbook provides technical and a comprehensive overview of how lasers and IPL work for aesthetic skin care including the physics of lasers and IPL, and the most commonly used dermatologic lasers and their mechanism of action.
This textbook provides an extensive overview for use of laser and IPL technology in skin care and rejuvenation. Parameters for the cosmetic laser procedures, photo-facial, vascular and pigmented lesions, and tattoo removal are presented and discussed in depth and details. The topics also include Lasers / IPL tissue interaction, skin tightening and resurfacing, acne treatment, skin typing, and operational and treatment safety measures. Discussion of the management and treatment of adverse effects, the benefits, expected results and outcomes, and available alternative treatments are also presented. Focus on patient consultation, selection and education, safety and efficacy issues and important criteria for a successful treatment outcome are included in the textbook.
About the author
Dr. Dariush Honardoust has earned his academic expertise in Canada including Doctorate: CranioFacial, Faculty of Dentistry, University of British Columbia, Postdoctorate: Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Alberta, and Master's degree in Anatomy & Cell Biology, University of Western Ontario. The highlights of his qualifications include excellent record of teaching and clinical and research productivity and manuscript publications, conducting research projects and training graduate and undergraduate students, student advising and curriculum development. Dr. Honardoust is the president of the Canadian Association of Medical Spas and Aesthetic Surgeons. He also serve as teaching professor at the prestigious BC Academy of Medical Aesthetics & Skin Care.