1st Edition

Fundamentals for Cosmetic Practice Toxins, Fillers, Skin, and Patients

By Michael Parker Copyright 2022
    203 Pages 64 Color Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    203 Pages 64 Color Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    Many medical professionals are now seeking to train in Cosmetic Practice, and there are many courses offering practical training and many texts offering detailed guides to the procedures; this text offers instead a helpful overview of the fundamentals involved and how they impact on practical skills, patient management, and potential complications. It constitutes the perfect guide to professional certification and beyond that to Cosmetic Practice.
    *Presents the starter in aesthetic practice with the fundamentals of minimally invasive treatments. *Offers a reliable resource for any medical professional wishing to certify in this specialty.
    *Combines material on both main treatment and on aesthetic patient management.

    Acknowledgements. Preface. The history of botulinum toxin. The history of dermal fillers. Facial anatomy. Anatomy, physiology and histology of the skin. The science of ageing. Patient assessment. Communication skills. Introduction to botulinum toxin. Botulinum toxin practical skills. Botulinum toxin complications and management. Introduction to dermal fillers. Dermal filler: practical skills. Dermal filler complications and management. Bibliography. Index.


    MICHAEL PARKER BSc MBBS FRCR is an Interventional Radiology subspecialty fellow at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, with postgraduate experience working within the NHS across various trusts in multiple medical specialties. He has also worked as medical and training lead of an Aesthetic Medicine start-up company based on Harley Street in London.

    "... thorough, practical advice … does an excellent job of explaining how to recognize early signs of complications"  - Doody's Review

    "...practical, clear, and easy to understand." - Doody's Review