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Cosmetic Surgery

An Interdisciplinary Approach, 1st Edition

Edited by Rhoda S. Narins

CRC Press

1,000 pages

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Hardback: 9780824703028
pub: 2001-01-26
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This unique reference presents the most current techniques in dermatologic, cosmetic, and plastic surgery-summarizing the results, limitations, contraindications, complications, and procedures of specific surgical treatments, including facial implants, filling substances, laser resurfacing, and liposuction.

Provides step-by-step instruction and pre- and postoperative evaluation for every aspect of each surgical procedure!

Written by nearly 60 experts in the field, Cosmetic Surgery illustrates

  • erbium and CO2 skin remodeling

  • laser removal of vascular lesions, scars, warts, tattoos, pigments, and poikiloderma

  • cosmetic benefits of oral and maxillofacial surgery

  • human-derived filling materials for soft-tissue augmentation

  • engineering of flaps and graphs

  • the newest techniques in blepharoplasty and liposuction

  • and more!

    Containing more than 1300 references and over 450 helpful tables, drawings, and photographs, Cosmetic Surgery is an essential resource for dermatologic, plastic, cosmetic, ophthalmologic, and dental surgeons, and medical school students in these disciplines.

  • Table of Contents

    Designing the Surgical Suite,

    C. William Hanke and Jenette A. Buening

    Aesthetic Analysis of the Aging Face,

    Richard G. Glogau

    Superficial Chemical Peels,

    Seth L. Matarasso and Karyn Grossman

    Medium and Deep Chemical Peels,

    Gary D. Monheit

    The Total Body Peel: Peeling the Skin of the Neck, Chest, Hands, and Other Areas,

    Kim K. Cook

    Peel Complications and Management,

    Harold J. Brody

    CO2 Laser Resurfacing, Tina S. Alster

    Erbium Skin Remodeling,

    Cynthia Weinstein

    The Effective Use of Resurfacing Lasers,

    Stephen O. Kovacs, Arielle N. B. Kauvar, and Roy G. Geronemus


    Stephen Mandy

    Filling Substances: Collagen,

    Arnold William Klein

    Structural Lipoaugmentation,

    Lisa M. Donofrio

    Fat Transplantation and Autologous Collagen,

    Kevin S. Pinski

    Human-Derived Filling Materials for Soft-Tissue Augmentation,

    Tina B. West


    Naomi Lawrence

    New Filling Substances on the Horizon,

    Arnold William Klein

    Botulinum A Exotoxin,

    Alastair Carruthers and Jean Carruthers

    Moles, Cysts, and Lipomas: Surgical Treatment of Cutaneous Cysts,

    Vicki J. Levine

    Flaps and Grafts,

    David A. Davis and Christopher J. Arpey

    Topical Anesthetics and Local and Regional Blocks,

    Tri H. Nguyen

    The Pharmacology of Tumescent Liposuction,

    Jeffrey A. Klein

    Laser Removal of Vascular Lesions, Scars, Warts, and Poikiloderma,

    Robin Ashinoff

    Laser Treatment of Pigmented Lesions and Tattoos,

    David J. Goldberg

    Treatment of Varicose and Telangiectatic Veins: Sclerotherapy, Ambulatory Phlebectomy, and Laser,

    Robert A. Weiss and Margaret A. Weiss

    Tumescent Liposuction,

    Rhoda S. Narins

    Liposuction Using General Anesthesia: A Plastic Surgeon's Viewpoint,

    Mehdi N. Adham, Bahman Teimourian, and Michael Chiaramonte

    The Cook Weekend Alternative to the Facelift™,

    William R. Cook, Jr.

    Abdominal Contouring: Liposuction, Abdominal Rectus Plication, and Crescent Tuck Abdominoplasty to Contour the Abdomen,

    Edward B. Lack

    Multivector Face/Neck/Browlift: An Anatomical and Biomechanical Approach,

    Elliot H. Rose


    Gregg M. Menaker, Ronald L. Moy, and Philina Lamb

    Cosmetic Upper and Lower Eyelid Blepharoplasty: The Ophthalmologist's Perspective,

    Jean Carruthers and Alastair Carruthers

    Brow Rejuvenation,

    Alan Matarasso, Ivo Pitanguy, Henrique N. Radwanski, and Giulio Gherardini

    Combination Cosmetic Procedures,

    William P. Coleman, III

    Hair Transplantation with Alopecia Reduction,

    Walter P. Unger and Paul C. Cotterill

    Earlobe Repair, Scar Revision, Actinic Cheilitis, and Other Lip Lesions,

    Nancy Marchell and Yardy Tse

    Ancillary Aesthetic Dermatologic Treatments and Procedures,

    Zoe Diana Draelos

    Laser Hair Removal,

    Wendy W. Lou and Arielle N. B. Kauvar

    Office Photography in Cosmetic Surgery,

    David J. Narins

    Handling the Dissatisfied or Difficult Patient,

    Timothy Corcoran Flynn and Mark A. Chastain

    Facial Implants,

    Tracy M. Pfeifer

    Cosmetic Benefits of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery,

    Arthur C. Elias

    About the Series

    Basic and Clinical Dermatology

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    BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
    MEDICAL / Dermatology