Botulinum Toxin in Facial Rejuvenation


  • Kate Coleman-Moriarty, MD, BSc, PhD, FRCS, FRCOphth, Eye, Oculoplastic and Skin Laser Surgeon, Eye and Oculoplastic Institute, Blackrock Clinic, Dublin, Ireland

Written by a top expert in the field, this resource introduces the reader to the pharmacology of botulinum toxin and describes and the entire range of techniques for its optimal administration—including safe handling, the selection and assessment of patients, potential complications and pitfalls, and asthetic techniques. It also provides comparative information on other modalities such as laser and hyaluronic acid, as well as potential risk factors, so readers can choose the best procedure for each patient. And, it discusses both forms of toxin currently available on the market - Botox and Dysport.
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Ophthalmologists; Dermatologists; Plastic Surgeons


Book information

  • Published: December 2003
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-7234-3349-1

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1 An Introduction to the use of the Botulinum Toxin

CHAPTER 2 Pharmacology/Pharmacokinetics

CHAPTER 3 Preparation and Storage

CHAPTER 4 Patient Selection and Response

CHAPTER 5 Complications and Principles of Use

CHAPTER 6 Management of Crow's Feet

CHAPTER 7 Management of Forehead Wrinkles and Frown

CHAPTER 8 Treatment for Perioral Region and Scars

CHAPTER 9 Other Indications

CHAPTER 10 Good Cosmetic Practice

CHAPTER 11 Other Solutions