Lasers for treatment of vascular lesions

Jayne Joo, Daniel Michael, Suzanne Kilmer

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Lasers for the treatment of vascular lesions are continually improving using the principles of selective photothermolysis. Important variables to consider in the treatment of vascular lesions are size, depth, and composition. Effective treatment of vascular lesions requires tailoring the light wavelength, fluence, and pulse duration to the specifics of the targeted lesion.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationLasers in dermatology and medicine
Subtitle of host publicationdermatologic applications
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages13
ISBN (Electronic)9783319761183
ISBN (Print)9783319761169
StatePublished - Jun 6 2018


  • Epidermal temperature control
  • Frequency-doubled
  • Lasers
  • Pulse duration
  • Selective photothermolysis
  • Vascular lesions

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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    Joo, J., Michael, D., & Kilmer, S. (2018). Lasers for treatment of vascular lesions. In Lasers in dermatology and medicine: dermatologic applications (pp. 49-61). Springer International Publishing.