In the last 20 years there has been an explosion of new cosmetic surgery procedures developed for a large base of office-based dermatologists, cosmetic surgeons, plastic and reconstructive surgeons, and otolaryngologists. Tricks and techniques are swapped across the globe, with practitioners in Europe, Asia, and North and South America. This is a practical, simple manual of those tricks and techniques, with input from specialists around the world. This book is aimed at practitioners who want to add new procedures to their scope of practice and learn new methods of application. A wide range of procedures, from fillers and neurotoxins to suture suspension and chemical peels, are covered here in a comparative format and accompanied by more than 200 color illustrations. In addition to detailing the procedures, chapters also cover anesthetic techniques and brands. This book is designed to be an easy and useful reference for the beginning practitioner or more senior physician.HISTORY OF DERMAL FILLERS Soft tissue augmentation is an important tool in presentday cosmetic treatment. ... This synthetic material showed some intriguing features, such as ease ofapplication and longevity of results, but in the long term, it turned out to be hazardous because of migration, ... for the treatment of wrinkles of the face for more than twenty years. ... comb for medical use, which was primarily introduced in ophthalmic surgery as a substitute for the vitreous body and, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Office-Based Cosmetic Procedures and Techniques|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 2010-02-08|