Botulinum Toxin in Facial Rejuvenation

By

  • 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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Audience

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


Bibliography


Index