Key Features

  • Covers the entire range of use of botulinum toxin for cosmetic purposes.
  • Provides state-of-the-art, practical guidelines on treatment methods and correct storage.
  • Discusses other treatments so that the reader can decide which rejuvenating treatment is best for each patient.
  • Uses full-color clinical photos of pre-, peri-, and post-operative results to illustrate nuances of techniques as well asthe effectiveness of botulinum toxin on wrinkles and scars for the major facial areas.
  • Discusses which patients may be at risk for adverse effects—or "worsening results"—and offers suitable alternatives.

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

Details

No. of pages:
180
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2004
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby Ltd.
eBook ISBN:
9780702038020
Print ISBN:
9780723433491

About the author

Kate Coleman-Moriarty

Affiliations and Expertise

Eye, Oculoplastic and Skin Laser Surgeon, Eye and Oculoplastic Institute, Blackrock Clinic, Dublin, Ireland