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1st Edition

Internet Guide to Cosmetic Surgery for Women

ISBN 9780789010674
Published April 26, 2005 by Routledge
222 Pages

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Book Description

Learn to use the Internet to find important information on cosmetic surgery procedures—and the right surgeon to do it!

Hundreds of thousands are considering cosmetic surgery of some sort. The question is where can you go to find out what is right for you? The Internet Guide to Cosmetic Surgery for Women gives you the advantage of finding out everything you want to know about cosmetic surgery—from the comfort and privacy of your own home. This comprehensive resource guides you through the mountains of information on the Internet, providing a thorough listing of Web sites detailing every aspect of plastic and cosmetic surgery for every body part, as well as presenting strategies for finding specific information you are looking for.

The Internet Guide to Cosmetic Surgery for Women gives you the tools to find information about a specific procedure, learn the surgery’s advantages as well as risks—even how to locate the best surgeons for the procedure. The book provides screen shots to illustrate Web sites, information on where to find the latest important statistics and data, and helpful definitions for cosmetic surgery terms.

The Internet Guide to Cosmetic Surgery for Women not only lists Internet addresses and basic sites on cosmetic surgery, but also reveals where to find quality information on:

  • the costs of surgery
  • selecting a cosmetic surgeon
  • liposuction
  • calf implants
  • tummy tucks
  • thigh lifts
  • buttock liposculpture
  • buttock augmentation
  • belt lipectomy
  • breast surgeries, including enlargement, lifts, reconstruction, and reduction
  • cheek implants
  • facelifts
  • jaw augmentation
  • laser skin resurfacing
  • lip augmentation
  • nose surgery
  • cellulite treatment
  • Botox injections
  • hair removal
  • hair transplantation
  • scar revision
  • wrinkle treatment
  • chemical peels
  • cosmetic dentistry
  • and much more!
The Internet Guide to Cosmetic Surgery for Women is an essential guide for anyone interested in or considering plastic and cosmetic surgery procedures.

Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgment
  • Abbreviations
  • Symbol Key
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1. Cosmetic Plastic Surgery—The Basics
  • What Is Plastic Surgery?
  • Cosmetic Surgery Is a Hot Trend
  • What Are the Numbers?
  • How Much Does It Cost?
  • Why Read This Book?
  • Chapter 2. The Internet—Where to Begin
  • The Internet
  • Internet Addresses
  • “Good” versus “Bad” Information: Evaluating Web Sites
  • Basic Internet Searching
  • Searching via Your Internet Browser
  • Searching via a Search Engine Directory
  • Searching via a Megasite
  • Moving on to Specific Sites
  • Chapter 3. Selecting a Cosmetic Surgeon
  • How to Find a Good Cosmetic Surgeon
  • Credentials/Board Certification
  • Locating/Selecting a Cosmetic Surgeon Online
  • Next: Basic Cosmetic Surgery Sites on the Internet
  • Chapter 4. Basic/Core Sites on Cosmetic Surgery for Women
  • General Sites (.org) on Cosmetic Surgery Procedures for Women
  • General Sites (.com) on Cosmetic Surgery Procedures for Women
  • Next: Internet Sites for Specific Cosmetic Surgery Procedures
  • Chapter 5. Body Contouring
  • Body Contouring—General
  • Abdominal Liposculpture (Liposuction)
  • Arm Lift (Brachioplasty)/Arm Liposuction
  • Belt Lipectomy
  • Body Lift
  • Buttock Augmentation/Implant
  • Buttock Liposculpture/Liposuction
  • Calf Implants
  • Liposuction
  • Thigh Liposuction (Thighplasty)/Thigh Lift
  • Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty)
  • Chapter 6. Cosmetic Surgery of the Breast
  • Breast—General
  • Breast Enlargement (Implants, Augmentation)
  • Breast Lift (Mastopexy)
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Chapter 7. Cosmetic Surgery of the Face, Head, and Neck
  • Face, Head, and Neck—General
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botulinum Toxin (Botox) Injections
  • Brow Lift
  • Buccal Fat Pad Removal
  • Cheek Implants (Augmentation)
  • Cheek Reduction
  • Chemical Peels
  • Chin Augmentation (Mentoplasty)
  • Dermabrasion
  • Ear Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)
  • Facelift (Rhytidectomy)
  • Facial Implants
  • Facial Liposuction
  • Fat Injections
  • Forehead Lift (Brow Lift)
  • Jaw Augmentation
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Lip Augmentation
  • Lip Reduction
  • Mentoplasty
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Neck Lift/Neck Liposuction
  • Nose Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Otoplasty
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Rhytidectomy
  • Chapter 8. Cosmetic Surgery of the Skin
  • Skin—General
  • Botulinum Toxin (Botox) Injections
  • Cellulite Treatment
  • Chemical Peels
  • Collagen Injections
  • Dermabrasion
  • Endermologie
  • Fat Injections
  • Hair Replacement
  • Injectable Fillers
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Laser Treatment of Spider Veins
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Micropigmentation (Permanent Makeup)
  • Permanent Cosmetics
  • Scars/Scar Revision
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Skin Management
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Soft Tissue Fillers
  • Spider Veins
  • Tattoo Removal
  • Wrinkle Treatment
  • Chapter 9. Hair Transplantation for Women
  • Hair Transplantation Sites
  • Chapter 10. Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry Sites
  • Chapter 11. International Cosmetic Surgery Associations
  • International/Multinational Associations
  • Cosmetic Surgery Associations by Country
  • Index
  • Reference Notes Included

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