Soft Tissue Augmentation E-Book: Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology Series

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Jean Carruthers, Alastair Carruthers
Elsevier Health Sciences, Sep 26, 2012 - Medical - 252 pages

Soft Tissue Augmentation, 3rd Edition helps you make optimal use of these techniques and provide the optimum results your patients expect. Drs. Alistair and Jean Carruthers provide you with evidence-based, procedural how-to's and step-by-step advice on proper techniques, pitfalls, and tricks of the trade, equipping you to successfully incorporate the very latest procedures into your busy practice!

  • Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Compatible with Kindle®, nook®, and other popular devices.

  • Offer your patients the best care and avoid pitfalls. Evidence-based findings and practical tips equip you with the knowledge you need to recommend and discuss the most effective treatment options with your patients.

  • Proceed confidently with current, to-the-point guidance on the cosmetic use of traditional and new fillers edited by pioneers in the field, Drs. Jean and Alastair Carruthers.
  • Expand your repertoire and refine your skills with a wealth of color illustrations, photographs, and procedural videos (including lip augmentation and treatment of hands and feet) depicting cases as they appear in practice.
  • See how non-invasive cosmetic procedures apply to real-life situations with new case studies and pearls throughout.
  • Stay on top of cutting-edge techniques and topics including darker skin and fillers; platelet rich plasma; and tower technique of filler injection as well as new and novel non-permanent fillers including Elastin and Soft Tissue Augmentation; and a combination of Carboxymethyl Cellulose (CMC) and Polyethylene Oxide (PEO).
  • Take advantage of a dynamic and up-to-date focus on the latest soft tissue techniques with 25 new chapters and the unmatched guidance of expert contributors - many new to this edition.
  • Browse the fully searchable text online at Expert Consult, along with expanded video content and downloadable images.
 

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Contents

1 Introduction
1
3 NASHATM family
10
4 Juvéderm family
17
6 Radiesse Radiesse with lidocaine
28
7 Polyllactic acid
34
10 Liquid injectable silicone
62
11 Aquamid
70
12 BioAlcamid
75
20 Lip augmentation
140
21 Melomental folds
147
22 Hands and feet
155
23 Buttocks
160
24 Earlobe rejuvenation
166
25 Tower technique of filler injection
170
26 Complications of temporary fillers
179
27 Complications of permanent fillers
188

13 Forehead and temporal recontouring using calcium hydroxylapatite premixed with lidocaine
81
14 Glabellacentral brow
88
15 Volumetric treatment of the brows
100
16 Infraorbital hollow and nasojugal fold
105
17 Nose
112
18 Cheeks
123
19 Perioral filling
132
28 Reversers
200
30 Pre and posttreatment photography
214
31 Conclusions
223
Index
225
Instructions for online access
231
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About the author (2012)

Dr. Jean Carruthers, MD, FRCS (UK), FRCS (C), Diplomate of the American Board in Cosmetic Surgery, Fellow of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Dr. Jean Carruthers is a Cosmetic Surgeon and a Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology with the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia (UBC).

Dr. Carruthers has lectured worldwide on a variety of subjects pertaining to cosmetic ophthalmology, including the cosmetic use of the BOTOX® procedure, which she co-founded with her husband, Dr. Alastair Carruthers, in 1987. Since this time, they have remained at the forefront of BOTOX® research, development and education, publishing numerous articles using their data. BOTOX® inhibits nerve impulses in muscles that cause everything from frown lines and wrinkles to sweating. Today, BOTOX® is the most commonly performed cosmetic procedure in North America. They are now also researching the cosmetic use of the newest therapeutic neurotoxin, Botulinum type B, commercially produced as MyoBloc.

Dr. Carruthers has published more than eighty peer reviewed scientific articles and twenty-eight scientific book chapters on a variety of topics, including the use of botulinum toxin and soft tissue augmenting agents, aesthetic lasers and cosmetic laser blepharoplasty. She is an International Editor for such publications as Dermatologic Surgery, the Journal of Cosmetic Laser Surgery and the American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery.

Dr. Alastair Carruthers, M.A., B.M.,B.Ch, FRCP(LON), FRCPC

Dr. Alastair Carruthers is a Cosmetic Dermasurgeon who operates his own clinical practice (Carruthers Dermatology Centre Inc.) in Vancouver, BC. He is also a Clinical Professor of Dermatology with the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia (UBC).

During his 20 years of practice, Dr. Carruthers has made several major contributions to the field of dermatology. Foremost among these was the use of the BOTOX® procedure in cosmetic applications, a discovery he made with his wife, Dr. Jean Carruthers, in 1987. Since this time, they have been at the forefront of BOTOX® research, development and education, publishing numerous articles using their data. Today, BOTOX®, which inhibits nerve impulses in muscles that cause everything from frown lines and wrinkles to sweating, is the most commonly performed cosmetic procedure in the world.

Dr. Carruthers has also made significant advances in the area of Tissue Augmentation. These materials, both temporary and permanent, are used to lift and support the structures beneath the skin. In 1998 Dr. Carruthers was the first dermatologist in North America to begin injecting Artecoll. Through the extensive research performed in their Vancouver based facility, Drs. Carruthers continue to have articles published and lecture extensively on these subjects.

With over 100 published articles to his credit, Dr. Carruthers is a member of the Editorial Board of “Dermatologic Surgery . He is also a member of several national and international associations, including the American Dermatology Association and the Canadian Dermatology Association, where he served as President from 1998 to 1999. In addition, he has been elected Vice President of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery.

Dr. Carruthers has also contributed extensively to studies about the relationship between skin cancer and sun exposure.

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