Written by internationally renowned specialists, this book provides a practical step-by-step guide to aesthetic botulinum toxin A injections in the face, including treatment of the forehead, glabella, brow, lower eyelid, bunny lines, marionette lines, nasolabial folds, cheeks, gummy smile, upper and lower lip, chin, neckline, and d colletage. Each aesthetic procedure is described in full from the patient examination through the suggested treatment protocol and is supplemented with procedural checklists. Detailed anatomical illustrations and photos highlight the pertinent muscles in each region as well as the target structures for injection, and case reports reveal the tips, pitfalls, and combination possibilities for each treatment. A must-have, hands-on reference for all dermatologists, plastic surgeons, ENT specialists, and physicians dealing with aesthetic skin rejuvenation.
A Practical Guide to Botulinum Toxin Procedures is one of four books in the new Cosmetic Procedures for Primary Care series. This series offers guidance to primary care practitioners who wish to expand their practice to minimally invasive cosmetic procedures. Whether the physician is just getting started or well versed in aesthetic medicine, this series can be used as a routine quick reference for current aesthetic procedures that can be readily incorporated into office practice. The series will put these cosmetic treatments into the hands of the physician the patient knows and trusts the most, and will bring primary care practitioners increased autonomy, improved patient satisfaction, and added reimbursement. This book provides thoroughly illustrated step-by-step instructions on botulinum toxin injection procedures and advice on managing common issues seen in follow-up visits. Each chapter focuses on a single procedure and reviews all relevant anatomy, including target muscles and their functions and muscles to be avoided. Injection points and the injection Safety Zones are highlighted to help practitioners perform the procedures more effectively and minimize complication risks. Initial chapters cover treatment in the upper third of the face for frown lines, horizontal forehead lines, and crow's feet—procedures suited for practitioners who are getting started with cosmetic botulinum toxin treatments. Subsequent chapters cover more advanced face and neck procedures and treatment of axillary hyperhidrosis.
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.
This illustrated step-by-step guide describes the application of percutaneous collagen induction, also known as medical needling. Using impressive case histories, anatomical illustrations, and scientific data, the authors demonstrate the efficacy of the method in rejuvenating scars, lines, sagging skin, and stretch marks. Chapters cover the basics of the technique and indications for its use as well as each stage of treatment and patient management. The go-to book for dermatologists, plastic surgeons, physicians, and cosmetics technicians interested in this highly effective, noninvasive method for scar treatment and skin rejuvenation.
In color throughout, Illustrated Manual of Injectable Fillers clearly evaluates the uses, limitations, and compositions of the growing variety of available fillers involved in face and body rejuvenation. It includes detailed techniques for the facial analysis and diagnosis of aging conditions. This resource helps you provide your patients with safe, reliable, and aesthetically pleasing results, including preventing and properly treating potential complications of filler usage. Clearly organized by anatomy, the book discusses the specific analysis, diagnosis, and treatment for the upper face, midface, lower face and neck, hands, and the torso (after liposuction). It is an excellent introduction for novices performing volume restoration procedures and an invaluable guide to novel techniques and advanced procedures for experienced physicians.
This book offers an excellent and comprehensive overview on the clinical use of fillers in aesthetic medicine that will assist both novice and advanced practitioners. Based on an evidence-based perspective, the book opens by describing the most common fillers, with information on their characteristics, efficacy and safety. The main part of the book then explains how to use fillers for the most frequent facial indications, such as the glabella, nasolabial folds, infraorbital hollow, nose, cheeks, lips and marionette lines. This new edition also includes chapters on extrafacial indications and treatment planning. All specific aesthetic procedures for the facial and extrafacial areas are described step by step, with the emphasis on a hands-on approach that highlights important do’s and don’ts. The book concludes with chapters on how to deal with adverse reactions and how to combine fillers with other aesthetic procedures, ranging from botulinum toxin A to plastic surgery.
The Aesthetic Medicine: Art and Techniques provides step-by-step instructions in the procedures and techniques commonly employed in aesthetic medicine. The book is divided into four parts, the first two of which offer an introduction to aesthetic medicine and discuss preoperative assessment and treatment. Detailed guidance is then given on a wide range of cutaneous procedures, including the use of botulinum toxins, dermabrasion and microdermabrasion, cryotherapy, chemical peel skin resurfacing, laser treatments, mesotherapy, sclerotherapy, capacitive radiofrequency treatment, and the use of dermarollers. The final part of the book is devoted to techniques employed in shaping the face and body, such as breast and facial augmentation, penile enhancement, liposuction, and management of hair loss or excess hair. All procedures are depicted with the aid of numerous high-quality illustrations and color photographs. This book will serve as an excellent guide for both beginners and experienced practitioners.
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.
Well illustrated with high-quality photographs, Botulinum Toxins in Clinical Aesthetic Practice has proven itself a premier guide to the clinical use of different types of botulinum toxins for both esthetic and medical purposes. This second edition retains all the features that made its predecessor so successful, including detailed anatomic drawings, a review of the different formulations available, and specimen forms. This edition has been revised and updated throughout and features additional new material on medico-legal considerations and psychological and cultural factors that may affect the intentions of patients and the results that can be achieved.
Botulinum Toxins: Cosmetic and Clinical Applications provides a comprehensive and in-depth review of the use of botulinum toxin for aesthetic procedures and medical applications as a stand-alone treatment and as part of combination therapy. Now a mainstay of cosmetic dermatologic practice, the range of available toxins and their varied applications has grown considerably in recent years requiring the practitioner to carefully consider what approach best suits the needs of their patient. This new book, written by international expert authors, provides guidance to help you refine your technique, add new procedures to your practice, and provide optimal results. This book: Offers guidance on best-practice approaches with botulinum toxin, helping create cutting edge, tailored treatment plans for each patient Benefits from a wealth of color images, procedural videos, and expert tips and tricks Takes a region oriented approach, providing guidance on treatment of the; glabella, forehead, periocular and perioral areas, and contouring of the lower face and lower leg and calf, and neck rejuvenation Contains a thorough review of non-cosmetic treatments such as correction of facial asymmetry, and treatment of axillary hyperhidrosis, plus palm, sole, and craniofacial hyperhidrosis Covers exciting new topics, such as future injectables, topical botulinum toxin, and facial contouring including treatment for benign masseter hypertrophy Discusses combination therapy of botulinum toxin with other non-surgical procedures such as hyaluronic acid (HA) or filler substances, light and laser sources, and other energy-based therapies Includes considerations for darker skin types Offer your patients the best care, stay on top of cutting edge techniques, and avoid pitfalls with coverage of practical tips and real cases. Botulinum Toxins in Dermatology: Cosmetic and Clinical Applications provides best-practice guidance on the contemporary use of botulinum toxin in isolation and in combination.
Botox continues to be the number one cosmetic procedure performed worldwide. Physicians from a wide range of specialties – not just dermatologists but also OBGYNs, primary care practitioners and ophthalmologists – are eager to learn from results-focused educational material written by leading practitioners. Most botox books focus solely on injection technique. Handbook of Botulinum Toxins for Aesthetic Indications: Theory and Practice describes current techniques, but focuses on securing optimum results in different patient types, e.g. patients of different ethnicities, patients with thick skin, heavy brows, and so on. In addition, the book covers hot topics such as the use of new types of neurotoxins, the problem of counterfeit products, and combining neurotoxins with other modalities such as fillers and lasers. Edited by a recognized educator in this area, and taking a unique problem-based approach, Handbook of Botulinum Toxins for Aesthetic Indications gives practical guidance on the use of different strategies in different patient types to ensure the best possible aesthetic results. Unique, practical emphasis on treatment strategies for different patient types Includes coverage of new neurotoxins recently approved for use Highly illustrated with colour photographs and detailed drawings showing injection sites and technique Written by well-known educators in dermatologic surgery
his fourth volume in the highly regarded Cosmetic Procedures series provides step-by-step instruction for treating sun-damaged skin and other common aesthetic complaints using laser and light technologies. From equipment and patient selection to combining laser treatments with other cosmetic procedures for enhanced outcomes, this illustrated reference offers valuable procedural guidance regardless of your experience level. A Practical Guide to Laser Procedures delivers information essential for achieving high patient satisfaction and successfully performing cosmetic laser treatments. Look at all you’ll discover... Quickly gain skill and confidence in the treatment of sun-damaged skin, wrinkles, pigmented and vascular lesions, hair and tattoo removal. Full-color design and illustrations boost understanding of each procedure. Photographs of clinical endpoints clearly show what changes to look for on the skin with laser treatments. Step-by-step instructions guide you through each procedure to rapidly acquire skill. Detailed coverage of relevant anatomy, indications and contraindications, patient selection, procedure preparation, treatment techniques and practical tips, before and after treatment photographs, and areas to be avoided to help improve outcomes and minimize complication risks.
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.
Facial Aesthetics: Concepts and Clinical Diagnosis is a unique new illustrated resource for facial aesthetic surgery and dentistry, providing the comprehensive clinical textbook on the art and science of facial aesthetics for clinicians involved in the management of facial deformities, including orthodontists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, plastic and reconstructive surgeons and aesthetic dentists. It aims to provide readers with a comprehensive examination of facial aesthetics in the context of dentofacial and craniofacial diagnosis and treatment planning. This aim is achieved through coupling meticulous research and practical clinical advice with beautifully drawn supporting illustrations and diagrams. Structured over 24 logically arranged and easy-to-follow chapters, Part I of Facial Aesthetics covers the historical evidence for facial aesthetic canons and concepts in depth. It incorporates all aspects relevant to the work of the clinician, including the philosophical and scientific theories of facial beauty, facial attractiveness research, facial expression and the psychosocial ramifications of facial deformities. Part II of the book then goes on to examine clinical evaluation and diagnosis in considerable detail under four sections, from the initial consultation interview and acquisition of diagnostic records (section 1), complete clinical examination and analysis of the craniofacial complex (section 2), in depth analysis of each individual facial region using a top-down approach (section 3) and finally focussing on smile and dentogingival aesthetic evaluation (section 4). An in-depth, thoughtful, practical and absorbing reference, Facial Aesthetics will find an enthusiastic reception among facial aesthetic surgeons and aesthetic dentists with an interest in refining their understanding and appreciation of the human face and applying practical protocols to their clinical diagnosis and treatment planning. Key features: Examines facial aesthetics in a clinical context Promotes an interdisciplinary approach to facial aesthetic analysis Detailed description of the systematic clinical evaluation of the facial soft tissues and craniodentoskeletal complex Detailed, step-by-step aesthetic analysis of each facial region In-depth analysis of 2D and 3D clinical diagnostic records Evidence-based approach, from antiquity to contemporary scientific evidence, to the guidelines employed in planning the correction of facial deformities Treatment planning from first principles highlighted Clinical notes are highlighted throughout Clearly organized and practical format Highly illustrated in full colour throughout