Botulinum Toxin in Clinical Dermatology

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CRC Press, Jan 13, 2006 - Medical - 326 pages
Botulinum Toxin in Clinical Dermatology explores botulinum toxin, from its early recognition as a food borne toxin to its current form as a pharmaceutical injectible. This high quality, well-illustrated, practical manual presents the latest on the clinical use of the different types of botulinum toxins available and presents in a clear and concise way all the pertinent and up-to-date information on how to inject botulinum toxin and avoid complications. Packed with clinical photographs and scientific drawings, each chapter addresses a different aspect of the topic. This is the most comprehensive and authoritative reference for cosmetic injections of botulinum toxin for removal of facial and neck wrinkles.
 

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Contents

The Physcology of Cosmetic Treatment
1
1 Pharmacology Immunology and Current Developments
16
2 Facial Anatomy and the Use of Botulinum Toxin
36
3 Cosmetic Uses of Botulinum Toxin A in the Upper Face
50
4 Cosmetic Uses of Botulinum Toxin A in the Mid Face
152
5 Cosmetic Uses of Botulinum Toxin A in the Lower Face Neck and Upper Chest
201
6 Muscle Contouring With Botulinum Toxin
254
7 Other Dermatologic Uses of Botulinum Toxin
270
9 Botulinum Toxin B
305
10 Botulinum Toxin in the Management of Focal Management of Focal Hyperhidrosis
321
Appendix 1 The Preparation Handling Storage and Mode of Injection of Botox
364
Appendix 2 Consent to Have Botulinum Treatments for Facial and Body Wrinkles
368
Appendix 3 Patient Treatment Record
371
Appendix 4 Muscles of Facial Expression
373
Appendix 5 Sideeffects and Contradications to Botox Injections
377
Index
379

A European Botulinum Type A Neurotoxin
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