Archive for the ‘ Laser Resurfacing ’ Category
Dr. Joe Niamtu, III interviews a patient one day and one week after facelift surgery and full face CO2 laser resurfacing. The before and after pictures are also shown at 3 months after surgery. While recovery is different for all patients, this case is relatively typical for these procedures.To find out more about facelift surgery […]
Casey Perkins: One of my hereos
Here I pose with my buddy Casey Perkins. I read about Casey years ago when he was severely burned in a fire from a Christmas tree. I have had the honor to reconnect with Casey recently and we have been trying some of the new scar lasers on his burn scars and skin grafts. We […]
The Annual Meeting of The American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery
Most of my blog entries are patient focused but occasionally I write a more physician oriented piece and that is what this entry entails. Coming up on April 3-7th in Boston is one of my favorite professional meetings and that is the American Society for Lasers in Surgery and Medicine (ASLMS). I attend 5-6 society […]
Here Comes the Sun
Several weeks ago, the media outlets were ablaze with the sensational picture of a career truck driver with severe sun damage on his “driver’s side” of his face. This picture shows his normal aging on his face and neck and the tremendously accelerated aging on the left side. I guess in some countries, the aging […]
Dr. Charles Hard Townes: I Met The Man That Invented LASERS
Dr. Niamtu and Dr. Townes in 2010 I have had my picture taken with a lot of people, I guess you could say it is sort of a hobby, like some people collect coins, etc. I have John Glenn, Neil Armstrong, Steven Spielberg, a President and a VP as well as many celebrities and sports […]
Festoons: the baggage you don’t need!
Malar Festoons are the baggy pouches that form under the lower eyelids and on the upper cheek. I have been treating them with laser resurfacing for the last 15 years. Festoons are a result of numerous causes including sun damage to the skin, fat loss of the cheek area, periorbital changes of skin, muscle and […]
Laser Treatment of Burn Scars on the Today Show: Miracle or Not?
On May 28th the Today Show ran a very interesting segment about a very touching story of very pretty triplets that were badly burned in infancy and were treated with a new laser treatment to improve their burn scars. The laser was the Lumenis Encore laser and the Deep FX laser, also made by Lumenis. […]