Author(s): Wall TL
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Abstract Patients frequently seek treatment of cutaneous vascular lesions for both medical and cosmetic reasons. Advances in the use of lasers and light sources enable physicians to effectively treat vascular lesions that were previously untreatable. Given the plethora of devices available, selecting the appropriate laser system and treatment parameters can be confusing for the laser surgeon. This article reviews current concepts in the treatment of adult vascular conditions. It highlights the different types of lasers and the most common vascular lesions amenable to therapy. Also, the article offers several pearls regarding selection of the laser and of the treatment parameters.
This article was published in Semin Plast Surg
and referenced in Journal of Antivirals & Antiretrovirals