I wrote an article for Aesthetics recently regarding the plume generated by laser/IPL hair removal and other treatments. All ablative treatments will generate a plume. In addition, many other laser/IPL treatment will also generate plume. What is a ‘plume’? Plume consists of smoke particles and tiny, invisible particles of tissue, hair, bacteria, viruses and potentially… Continue reading Laser/IPL Hair Removal – plume and precautions!!!
My Letter describing back-scattered laser radiation from the skin has been published in the ‘open market’ by Springer! I’m very pleased that they have done this. However, I am now thinking that the levels of back-scattered light are higher than I first thought. The is coming from new work I have been doing looking at… Continue reading Back-scattered light from the skin is much more than we think…
I have been asked many times in the last few years for a recommendation for an introductory book describing the application of lasers and IPLs in aesthetic treatments. My answer was always the same – “There isn’t one!!” So, I finally took the plunge and decided to write one, with my colleague PA Torstensson. The… Continue reading New Book – Medical/Aesthetic Lasers & IPLs and Skin Treatments
My article on the hazards associated with laser/IPL-generated plume during various standard procedures was published recently in the Aesthetic Journal. Click here – Ciao, Mike.
I have been following the science behind the coronavirus. Here is a collection of some of the papers I have found useful… Peer-reviewed papers Physical distancing, face masks, and eye protection toprevent person-to-person transmission of SARS-CoV-2 andCOVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis Asymptomatic Transmission, the Achilles’ Heel of Current Strategies to Control Covid-19 Masks and… Continue reading Useful Covid-19 Papers : Peer-reviewed (and other info)