Author: Britta Knoll
Publisher: Quintessence Publishing Company
Release Date: 2012
Mesotherapy is a highly versatile, user-friendly method which can be used to eliminate cellulite, promote weight loss, treat aging skin and redundant skin, and rejuvenate the hands and neck. This atlas describes the techniques of mesotherapy in aesthetic medicine.
Mesotherapy is a highly versatile, user-friendly method which can be used to eliminate cellulite, promote weight loss, treat aging skin and redundant skin, and rejuvenate the hands and neck. This atlas describes the techniques of mesotherapy in esthetic medicine.
Author: Antonella Tosti
Publisher: Informa Health Care
Release Date: 2007-10-24
The injection of a combination of vitamins and medications into the middle layer of the skin has been practised in continental Europe for some fifty years now, but because the literature has hitherto not been published in English the topic is still surrounded by a great deal of ignorance and prejudice. This atlas from a renowned authorship will document in detail what is involved in the practical techniques of mesotherapy and will be of extreme interest to all practitioners of cosmetic dermatology. All practitioners in minimally invasive aesthetic surgery will have heard or read about mesotherapy - the injection of a combination of vitamins and medications into the middle layer of the skin - which has been refined in continental Europe for over fifty years, but because the literature has hitherto not been published in English the topic in general is still surrounded by a great deal of ignorance (and even prejudice). This atlas from a renowned European authorship will document in detail what is involved in the practical clinical techniques of mesotherapy and will be an essential reference.
Author: V. N. Khabarov
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2014-12-22
Hyaluronic acid is an essential part of connective, epithelial and neural tissues, and contributes to cell proliferation and migration. It is used as a stimulating agent for collagen synthesis and is a common ingredient in skin-care products, a multi-billion dollar industry, as it is believed to be a key factor in fighting the aging process. Hyaluronic Acid: Production, Properties, Application in Biology and Medicine consists of six chapters discussing the various issues of hyaluronic acid research. In Chapter 1, a historical analysis recounts the discovery and milestones of the research leading to the practical applications of hyaluronan. Chapter 2 is dedicated to biological role of the hyaluronic acid in nature, in particular in the human body. The chapter starts from the phylogenesis of hyaluronic acid, then describes hyaluronan functions in human ontogenesis and especially the role which hyaluronan plays in extracellular matrix of the different tissues. Chapter 3 describes the methods to manufacture and purify hyaluronic acid, including the analytical means for assessing quality of the finished product. Chapter 4 discusses the structure and rheological properties of hyaluronic acid considering effects on conformation and biological properties related to molecular weight. In Chapter 5, the physical and chemical methods for modifying the structure of hyaluronan are discussed including cross-linking using bi-functional reagents, solid-phase modification and effects of the combined action of high pressures and shift deformation. The final chapter focuses on the products derived from hyaluronic acid, including therapeutics composed of modified hyaluronan conjugated to vitamins, amino acids and oligo-peptides. The biological roles and medical applications of this polysaccharide have been extensively studied and this book provides a wealth of scientific data demonstrating the critical role of hyaluronic acid and its promise as a multifaceted bio-macromolecule. Approaching hyaluronic acid from multiple angles, this book links relationships between its biological functions, structure and physical–chemical properties. It will be an invaluable resource to researchers, both industrial and academic, involved in all aspects of hyaluronan-based technologies.
Author: Shirley Madhere
Publisher: Informa Health Care
Release Date: 2007-06-13
Mesotherapy - the microinjection of a combination of conventional medications and vitamins into the middle layer of skin - has a long history in France since its invention in 1952 and its formal recognition by national medical bodies in 1986. Its benefits for cosmetic and other medical indications are now increasingly being recognized beyond Europe, and the techniques are now spreading in popularity throughout the rest of the world. This pioneering text brings the established results of the accumulated clinical experience in this exciting area to the attention of an English-speaking audience.
Author: Joe Niamtu
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2016-12-01
Bring your practice fully up to date with the most effective and innovative techniques in cosmetic facial surgery! The 2nd Edition of Dr. Joe Niamtu’s practical resource covers everything from new implants, lasers, blepharoplasty, and liposuction technologies to innovative new procedures that will greatly benefit your patients. In this fully revised edition, you’ll learn not only from Dr. Niamtu, but also from other internationally recognized cosmetic surgeons in plastic surgery, facial plastic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, oculoplastic surgery, and dermatology. Additionally, virtually every image and illustration has been revised to provide a thoroughly up-to-date visual guide suitable for everyday reference. Comprehensive coverage includes the full range of surgical procedures from the upper face to the lower face/neck area. Accessible, easy-to-grasp descriptions, written in an engaging, first-person narrative, explain concepts based on real cases and on Dr. Niamtu's experience. Includes chapters on Management of Cervicofacial Fat, Lifetime Skin Care, Minimally Invasive Face Lift, and Neck Lift Techniques. Features updated oculoplastic coverage of blepharoplasty, canthopexy, and Asian blepharoplasty, and new information on custom facial implants, genioplasty, and fractional laser resurfacing. New contributors share their expertise in various areas of cosmetic facial surgery. More than 3,000 full-color photos (most new to this edition) show surgical techniques and before-and-after shots of actual cases.
Author: Sorin Eremia
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release Date: 2010-02-08
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.
Author: Melvin A. Shiffman
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date: 2010-09-14
As plastic surgeons, we seek to combine art and science to improve the results we see in clinical practice. Through our artistic sensibilities, we try to understand and obtain aesthetic results. Scientifc analysis provides the data to predict which approaches will be successful and safe. Both art and science connote a high level of skill or mastery. At the present time, our literature is replete with descriptions of specifc pro- dures for body contouring. However, there remains a need for a defnitive reference describing the basic principles to address the complete scope of body contouring including the postbariatric patient and their plastic surgery deformities. Dr. Shiffman and Dr. Di Giuseppe saw this need and sought to address the needs of plastic surgeons faced with the complexities of body contouring surgery. This is a comprehensive text aimed at providing multiple perspectives. The numerous sections, which include a- posity and lipolysis, the breast, abdomen, chest, and buttocks, the extremities, and liposuction, offer various approaches from the foremost authors. Indeed it is with a tremendous amount of skill and mastery that Dr. Shiffman and Dr. Di Giuseppe have successfully edited and collated the numerous contributions to this work. In addition, they have authored individually or, in collaboration, over a dozen of the 87 total chapters. Their combined work as editors and authors are e- dent throughout their text. The fnal result is a comprehensive contribution that will beneft all plastic surgeons seeking to improve their approach to body contouring.
Author: Mark G. Rubin
Publisher: Quintessence Publishing (IL)
Release Date: 2014-03
Chemical peels have been used to rejuvenate the skin for millennia but have only become the focus of scientific research within the last century. This book outlines the steps for accomplishing successful chemical peels-whether superficial, medium, or deep. Starting with basic current knowledge, the authors review the essentials, including the different agents used and their formulae as well as the proper techniques. In addition, the authors explain the art of chemical peels by showing how to provide an optimal, individually tailored treatment that takes into consideration the skin quality of each patient. Procedures are detailed step by step, and numerous tables summarize key information for quick reference. Case reports demonstrate the efficacy and lasting results of this skin rejuvenation modality. The book is designed for all dermatologists, plastic surgeons, and physicians who want to learn how to perform chemical peels or who want to extend their knowledge of individual aspects of this method.
Author: Theda C. Kontis
Release Date: 2013-05-01
The injection of cosmetic neurotoxins and fillers is a multi-billion dollar industry in which facial plastic surgeons, plastic surgeons, dermatologists, oculoplastic surgeons, and paraprofessionals in the U.S. perform more than seven million injections annually. Cosmetic Injection Techniques and the videos that accompany it provide all medical professionals in the field (from beginners to experienced injectors) with practical information on how to properly administer neurotoxin and filler injections for conditions such as lower eyelid roll, nasal flare, platysmal banding, marionette lines, glabellar frown lines, and much more. Key Features: Full color, detailed illustrations describe key anatomical landmarks and identify exact injection locations Online access to videos narrated by Dr. Kontis that demonstrate multiple injection techniques A unique rating system for each procedure, enabling injectors to perform techniques appropriate to their skill level Every commonly performed cosmetic injection procedure is covered, giving readers a comprehensive guide on how to safely and effectively perform injections This easy-to-use manual gives facial plastic surgeons, plastic surgeons, dermatologists, oculoplastic surgeons and other medical professionals authoritative, concise information on the anatomy, techniques, precautions, complications, and post-treatment care involved in the administration of injections of cosmetic neurotoxins and fillers.
Author: Mario Goisis
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date: 2013-12-17
The use of injectables, known as dermal fillers, is becoming ever more popular in aesthetic medicine. Full-face and full-body treatments using such fillers are increasingly substituting for various surgical techniques; not only do they provide immediate results at a lower cost, but they also avoid the use of general anesthesia and shorten the recovery period. In addition, dermal fillers can be successfully used for body remodeling, for example in patients with bow legs and those requiring breast remodeling.This book outlines the fundamental principles of the use of different fillers and injection techniques in the treatment of facial and body areas. An impressive collection of sequential color photographs illustrate the procedures step by step and demonstrate the results. The volume will be an invaluable tool for aesthetic doctors, practicing dermatologists, plastic surgeons, and all other physicians interested in the field of aesthetic medicine.?
Author: Astrid Stuckelberger
Publisher: vdf Hochschulverlag AG
Release Date: 2008
The 21st century technological development is revolutionizing medicine and health care, bringing new hopes to human suffering by offering cures and treatments which were unthinkable a few decades ago. This is where anti-ageing medicine finds its niche. Anti-ageing medicine aims at slowing, arresting, and reversing phenomena associated with ageing by merging biotechnological innovation and engineered solutions. Ideally, by means of the newest medical technology, the "body machinery" should be kept fit and at peak performance all life long. Early detection of age-related dysfunction should thus be "fixed" at any age with interventions such as metabolic fine tuning, enhancement, regeneration, restoration or replacement of "body parts" (i.e. organs, skin, bone or muscle). It covers a vast array of domains: from cell therapy to pharmaceutical interventions, from bio-surgery to aesthetic surgery, from human enhancement to fortified food, from smart housing and robots to toxic-free environments. Anti-ageing medicine holds promises but also significant risks and safety issues which are addressesd in this book. It presents the latest scientific evidence on what works or does not work. It also provides public policy recommendations to ensure the protection of consumers and their rights while encouraging research and development. This book is intended for academics, health professionals, business persons, consumers and policy-makers interested in the latest evidence and ethical issues about anti-ageing medicine.
Author: Melvin A. Shiffman
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date: 2007-10-27
Simplified Facial Rejuvenation is divided into sections that include anatomy and anesthesia, classifications, dermatologic procedures, suture lifts, surgical variations of the face, surgical variations of the eyes, brow, neck, lips, nose ear, and scalp, and medical legal aspects. The book presents multiple variations of suture lift procedures to allow the physician to decide which is best. Unique surgical procedures of the face are presented, many of which are techniques of minimal incision facelift. The book brings together the more popular procedures for patients that include simpler methods of facial rejuvenation with less pain, shorter recovery time, lower cost, and fewer complications.
With its great variety of indications and treatment techniques, 'Illustrated Guide to Eyelid and Periorbital Surgery' is aimed at all medical practitioners who perform esthetic eyelid operations, including opthalmologists, plastic and esthetic surgeons, dermatologists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, and also surgeons who wish to extend their knowledge about procedures involving the eyelid.