Soft Tissue Augmentation - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9781455727827, 9780323245692

Soft Tissue Augmentation

3rd Edition

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

Print ISBN: 9781455727827
eBook ISBN: 9780323245692
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 22nd October 2012
Page Count: 252


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!

Key Features

  • Offer your patients the best care and avoid pitfalls. Evidence-based findings and practical tips equip you with the knowledge you need to recommend and discuss the most effective treatment options with your patients.
  • Proceed confidently with current, to-the-point guidance on the cosmetic use of traditional and new fillers edited by pioneers in the field, Drs. Jean and Alastair Carruthers. 
  • Expand your repertoire and refine your skills with a wealth of color illustrations, photographs, and procedural videos (including lip augmentation and treatment of hands and feet) depicting cases as they appear in practice.
  • See how non-invasive cosmetic procedures apply to real-life situations with new case studies and pearls throughout.

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 NASHA™ Family 10

Gary D. Monheit, Rhoda S. Narins,

Kavita Mariwalla

4 Juvéderm® Family 17

William P. Coleman III, Kyle M. Coleman,

W. Patrick Coleman IV

5 Non-Permanent Fillers:

Belotero®/Esthélsis® 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,



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