Medesthetics

NOV-DEC 2016

MedEsthetics—business education for medical practitioners—provides the latest noninvasive cosmetic procedures, treatment trends, product and equipment reviews, legal issues and medical aesthetics industry news.

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40 NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2016 | MedEsthetics Fractional laser delivery has expanded the option of ablative laser resurfacing to a much broader base of patients. Providers can laser resurfacing to a much broader base of patients. Providers can prescribe treatments based on specifi c concerns, skin types and even individual downtime requirements. But in order to achieve the safest and most effective treatments, you need to know your individual devices well and keep a close eye on both clinical endpoints and patient selection. "Perform a physical exam to make sure the patient patient selection. "Perform a physical exam to make sure the patient is healthy and doesn't have any conditions that would interfere with is healthy and doesn't have any conditions that would interfere with the healing process," says Michael H. Gold, MD, medical director of Gold Skin Care Center in Nashville, Tennessee. By Karen Appold Selective Ablation Achieving optimal outcomes with fractional ablative lasers.

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