3rd Edition

Botulinum Toxins in Clinical Aesthetic Practice 3E, Volume One Clinical Adaptations

Edited By Anthony V Benedetto Copyright 2018
    120 Pages 127 Color Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    This bestselling guide to the complexities of botulinum toxins has now been extensively revised, updated, and expanded. Now in two volumes, Volume 1 examines clinical adaptations in the toxins in use today, use with other injectables, use for other parts of the body and other indications, and legal aspects, while Volume 2 documents in detail the functional anatomy and injection techniques for the face, neck, and upper chest. No practitioner of aesthetic medicine will want to be without this comprehensive and authoritative guide from the international experts.

    Preface.  Prologue.  Botulinum toxin and its development in clinical medicine.  Botulinum neurotoxins: Pharmacology, immunology, and current developments.  Pharmacology and immunology of non-complexed botulinum neurotoxin.  Topical botulinum toxin.  The different botulinum toxins from around the world available for clinical use.  The different botulinum toxins and their clinical uses in the West.  Botulinum toxin used in conjunction with other injectables and devices for cosmetic purposes.   Beyond the obvious: Beauty optimization with botulinum toxin.  Botulinum neurotoxin in the management of focal hyperhidrosis.  Botulinum neuromodulator type A (BoNT-A) treatment for depression, Raynaud’s and other novel dermatologic therapeutic applications.   Medicolegal considerations of cosmetic treatment with botulinum toxin injections.  Comparison of different consensus reports of botulinum neurotoxin dosing in different Western countries. 


    Dr. Anthony V. Benedetto, DO, FACP, is a Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology at the Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He currently practices cosmetic dermatologic surgery and Mohs surgery at the Dermatologic SurgiCenter in Philadelphia and Drexel Hill.

    "The book is well illustrated with colour photographs and detailed anatomical diagrams, which are helpfully repeated on many pages … its coverage of most of the common uses of botulinum toxin, will make this book a useful asset to those who inject." PMFA News

    "a useful reference text for any dermatologist using botulinum toxin." Australasian Journal of Dermatology

    "This is the most complete, exhaustive discussion of botulinum toxin that I have seen. It is not dry by any means; it is written in an informative but lively manner and is actually fun to read. The photos and diagrams are extremely helpful. After reading this book, any clinician would feel adequately informed to treat patients with botulinum toxin." Doody’s Review Service

    "This is a superb resource on how to inject botulinum toxin A"
    Patricia Wong, MD (Stanford University Medical Center), Doody's Review Service 

    "In volume 1, the fascinating journey through the evolution of BoNTs embarks with a thought provoking perspective from expert anthropologist Nina Jablonski {…} volume 1 leaves no stone unturned.

    As dermatologists, we are incredibly indebted to the visionary physicians who have contributed to this momentous textbook and continue to pave the way for phenomenal advancements in BoNT and, ultimately, improvements in patients’ quality of life." Maria M. Tsoukas, Clinics in Dermatology