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Starting a Laser Practice

  • Vic A. NarurkarEmail author
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Abstract

The field of energy based devices has witnessed an unparalleled growth in the last 10 years. The practicing physician is often overwhelmed and confused with the decision of how to integrate these devices into a practice. The marketing materials associated with these devices often override their actual clinical merits. Moreover, elaborate terms of financing these devices with unrealistic returns on investment (ROI) can further confuse the practicing physician. This chapter will review some fundamental aspects on how to integrate energy based devices in practical practice.

Keywords

Energy based devices Lasers Light sources Radiofrequency Ultrasound Laser practice 

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© Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of DermatologyCalifornia Pacific Medical CenterSan FranciscoUSA

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