Facial Skin: Contemporary Topics for the Surgeon, An Issue of Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics


  • David Hom, MD, University of Cincinnati
  • Adam Ingraffea, MD, University of Cincinnati

Beyond the skin as protective barrier, surgeons and dermatologists explore the science of skin as they work with it every day on patients and clients with aging skin, facial scars, deformities, skin cancer, sun damage, vascular lesions, and traumatic injuries. This compilation of topics in Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics provides a primer on the basic science of skin, wound healing, exploration of genes, stem cells, and molecular science, along with direct clinical information related to surgery and medicine applicable in skin disorders, cosmetic procedures, and reconstructive procedures. Guest Editors David Hom and Adam Ingraffea lead a group of facial plastic surgeons and dermatologists who present an Overview of a specific skin problem, Therapeutic options, Clinical outcomes, Complications and sequela, along with a review of the most current literature to date on the subject of skin as is clinically and surgically relevant for dermatologists, facial plastic surgeons, plastic surgeons, and general practitioners.
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Book information

  • Published: February 2013
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-7086-1