LASERS, LIGHTS, AND ENERGY DEVICES: STATE OF THE ART

Dec
2017
Vol. 36. No. 4

Introduction

Noninvasive body contouring

Nicole Y Lee, MD, MPH
In a society where stigma surrounds cosmetic procedures and yet a thin and sculpted physique is idealized, noninvasive body contouring satisfies the demand to reduce excess and undesired body fat in areas that persist despite exercise and diet.
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Laser advances in the treatment of burn and traumatic scars

Jeffrey S Dover, MD | Kenneth A Arndt, MD | Shilpi Khetarpal, MD | Urvashi Kaw, MD
The realm of scar management is constantly changing. Many factors need to be considered when developing a comprehensive treatment plan, including the nature of the scar and the patient. Scar characteristics can be divided by color, scar type and thickness, and body location.
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Skin tightening—does it really exist?

Monica Boen, MD | Monique J Vanaman Wilson, MD | Sabrina Fabi, MD, FAAD, FAACS
Skin tightening is one of the cornerstones of skin rejuvenation and is defined as the improvement of skin laxity and crepiness of the skin.
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