Soft Tissue Augmentation

Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology Series (Expert Consult - Online and Print)

Series Editor:

  • Jeffrey S. Dover, MD FRCPC, Associate Professor of Clinical Dermatology, Yale University School of Medicine; Adjunct Professor of Medicine (Dermatology), Dartmouth Medical School; Director, SinCare Physicians, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, USA
  • Murad Alam, MD, Chief, Section of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery, Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Edited by

  • Jean Carruthers, MD, FRCSC, Clinical Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, University of British Columbia, Carruthers Dermatology Centre Inc, Vancouver, Canada
  • Alastair Carruthers, MA, BM, BCh, FRCP(LON), FRCPC, Clinical Professor, Division of Dermatology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

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!
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Book information

  • Published: October 2012
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-2782-7

Table of Contents


Series Preface vii

Series Preface (First edition) ix

Preface xi

Contributors xiii

Acknowledgements xvii

Dedication xix

1 Introduction 1

Jean Carruthers, Alastair Carruthers

2 Fillers: Evolution, Regression, and

the Future 3

Richard G. Glogau, Haydee M. Knott


3 NASHAÔäó Family 10

Gary D. Monheit, Rhoda S. Narins,

Kavita Mariwalla

4 Juv├ęderm┬« Family 17

William P. Coleman III, Kyle M. Coleman,

W. Patrick Coleman IV

5 Non-Permanent Fillers:

Belotero┬«/Esth├ęlsis┬« and Teosyal┬« 23

Berthold J. Rzany, Heike Buntrock,

Vanessa Hartmann, Martina Kerscher

6 Radiesse®/Radiesse® with Lidocaine 28

Bassel H. Mahmoud, David M. Ozog

7 Poly-L-Lactic Acid 34

Stephen H. Mandy, Rebecca Fitzgerald

8 Artefi ll®: A Third-Generation

Polymethylmethacrylate in

Collagen Soft Tissue Filler 41

Steven Cohen, Emmy Graber, Trevor M. Born

9 New and Novel Fillers: Highlighting

Elastin and Soft Tissue Augmentation,

Platelet-Rich Plasma and a Combination

of Carboxymethyl Cellulose (CMC), and

Polyethylene Oxide (PEO) 53

Anthony S. Weiss, Greg J. Goodman,

Philippa Lowe, Nicholas J. Lowe


10 Liquid Injectable Silicone 62

Derek H. Jones, Harold J. Brody

11 Aquamid® 70

Luitgard G. Wiest

12 Bio-Alcamid® 75

Massimo Signorini, Dario Boccanera


13 Forehead and Temporal Recontouring

Using Calcium Hydroxylapatite

Pre-mixed with Lidocaine 81

Mariano Busso, Kavita Mariwalla,

David J. Howell

14 Glabella / Central Brow 88

Hema Sundaram, Jean Carruthers

15 Volumetric Treatment of the Brows 100

Val Lambros

16 Infraorbital Hollow and Nasojugal Fold 105

Shannon Humphrey, Steven Fagien

17 Nose 112

Kyle Koo-II Seo

18 Cheeks 123

Davi de Lacerda

19 Perioral Filling 132

Alastair Carruthers, Jean Carruthers,

Ada R. Trindade de Almeida

20 Lip Augmentation 140

Andrew A. Nelson, Valerie D. Callender,

Jenny Kim, Frederick C. Beddingfi eld III

21 Melomental Folds 147

Susan H. Weinkle, Ian A. Maher

22 Hands and Feet 155

Heidi A. Waldorf, Neil F. Fernandes,

Rita V. Patel

23 Buttocks 160

Ada R. Trindade de Almeida,

Ra├║l Alberto Banegas

24 Earlobe Rejuvenation 166

Nazanin Saedi, Michael S. Kaminer,

Jeffrey S. Dover

25 Tower technique of fi ller injection 170

Gerhard Sattler, Birgit Woerle


26 Complications of Temporary Fillers 179

Marc D. Glashofer, Timothy C. Flynn



27 Complications of Permanent Fillers 188

Chad L. Prather, Luitgard G. Wiest

28 Reversers 200

Shannon Humphrey, Robert A. Weiss

29 Consent for Photography: Legal Issues 208

David J. Goldberg

30 Pre- and Post-Treatment Photography 214

Kevin C. Smith

31 Conclusions 223

Jean Carruthers, Alastair Carruthers

Index 225