The Use of Cosmetic Lasers in Clinical Practice

  • Donald J. Brideau


As the baby boomer generation ages, many want to remain active and maintain their youthful appearance. The growth of this segment of our population continues to fuel the cosmetic procedures industry. Clinical uses of lasers include hair removal, acne treatment, skin rejuvenation, vascular lesions and a variety of pigmented lesions, and skin tightening [1]. Additionally, as lasers and other light therapies become less complicated, safer to use, and have more applications, more physicians are providing the services that their patients previously received elsewhere.


Light Therapy Hair Removal Thermal Relaxation Time Facial Hair Pigment Lesion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Georgetown University Medical School and George Washington School of Medicine and Health Science, and President, Cosmetic Laser and Skin ServicesAlexandriaUSA

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