Soft Tissue Augmentation

Soft Tissue Augmentation

Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology Series

4th Edition - February 6, 2017

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  • Editors: Jeffrey S. Dover, Murad Alam
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323480086
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323476584

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Part of the practical and dynamic Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology Series, Soft Tissue Augmentation, 4th Edition, brings you up to speed with today’s best uses of traditional and new fillers. This well-organized text provides current, authoritative guidance on new and novel non-permanent fillers, darker skin, platelet-rich plasma, the tower technique, and much more. The renowned author team of Drs. Alastair and Jean Carruthers offers evidence-based, procedural how-to's and step-by-step advice on proper techniques, pitfalls, and tricks of the trade, so you can successfully incorporate the latest procedures into your practice.

Key Features

  • Features a well-organized format with key points lists, pearls, and case studies as they appear in practice.
  • Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase, which allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices

Table of Contents

  • 1 Introduction
    2 Fillers: Paradigm Shifts Produce New Challenges
    3 Facial Attractiveness and the Central Role of Volume


    4 NASHA Family
    5 Juvéderm Family
    6 Belotero and Teosyal
    7 Radiesse and Radiesse with Lidocaine
    8 Poly-l-Lactic Acid
    9 Emervel Family
    10 Safe Fat Transplantation


    11 Introduction to Permanent Fillers: Pros and Cons
    12 Liquid Injectable Silicone
    13 Bellafill


    14 Forehead Reflation
    15 Temple Reflation
    16 Three-Dimensional Reflation of the Glabella and Adjacent Forehead
    17 Volumetric Treatment of the Brows
    18 Infraorbital Hollow and Nasojugal Fold
    19 Midface
    20 Nose
    21 Perioral and Mandibular Filling: Framing the Lips
    22 Lip Augmentation
    23 Soft Tissue Augmentation of the Hands
    24 Neck and Chest
    25 Buttocks
    26 Earlobe Rejuvenation
    27 Tower Technique of Filler Injection
    28 Vascular Compromise


    29 Complications of Temporary Fillers
    30 Complications of Permanent Fillers
    31 Reversers
    32 Combinations
    33 Legal Aspects of Soft Tissue Filler Treatments
    34 Pretreatment and Posttreatment Photography

Product details

  • No. of pages: 256
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2017
  • Published: February 6, 2017
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323480086
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323476584

About the Series Editors

Jeffrey S. Dover

Dr. Jeffrey S. Dover is the co-director of SkinCare Physicians of Chestnut Hill, a comprehensive facility specializing in dermatology, laser and cosmetic surgery, and he is Associate Professor of Clinical Dermatology at Yale University School of Medicine, and Associate Professor of Dermatology at Brown Medical School. Dr. Dover’s research interests are Photomedicine, lasers in medicine, cosmetic laser surgery, and medical education. He is the author of over 400 scientific publications. He has co-authored and edited over 45 textbooks, many of which have been translated into French, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Polish and Chinese and are sold to physicians all over the world. Dr. Dover is the founding editor of Journal Watch for Dermatology, produced by the publishers of the New England Journal of Medicine. He is also a Past President of both the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery and the American Society for Lasers in Medicine and Surgery.

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, SkinCare Physicians, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts; Associate Professor of Clinical Dermatology at Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, and Associate Professor of Dermatology, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island

Murad Alam

Dr. Murad Alam is an author of over 250 scientific publications and is the Editor of Archives of Dermatological Research. He is the Associate Editor of JAAD; Lasers in Medical Science; Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology; the International Journal of Women’s Dermatology, and he is the Assistant Editor of Dermatologic Surgery. Dr. Alam is series co-editor of the Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology books and has overall edited 20 books. Dr. Alam is current President of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, and an incoming member of the Board of the American Academy of Dermatology. He is also the vice-president of the Blade and Light Society, an organization of volunteer dermatologic surgeons who perform charitable mission work to treat skin cancers and train surgical dermatologists in underserved countries. Dr. Alam’s clinical practice includes the treatment of skin cancer, as well as cosmetic dermatology, and laser surgery.

Affiliations and Expertise

Vice Chair, Department of Dermatology; Chief of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery, Department of Dermatology; Professor of Dermatology (Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery), Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery and Surgery (Organ Transplantation), Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, U.S.A.

About the Editors

Alastair Carruthers

Dr. Alastair Carruthers is a Cosmetic Dermatologic surgeon, and Clinical Professor of Dermatology with the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia (UBC). During his 20 years of practice, Dr. Carruthers has made several major contributions to the field of dermatology. Foremost among these was the use of the BOTOX® procedure in cosmetic applications, a discovery he made with his wife, Dr. Jean Carruthers, in 1987. Since this time, they have been at the forefront of BOTOX® research, development and education, publishing numerous articles using their data. Dr. Carruthers has also made significant advances in the area of Tissue Augmentation. These materials, both temporary and permanent, are used to lift and support the structures beneath the skin. In 1998 Dr. Carruthers was the first dermatologist in North America to begin injecting Artecoll. Dr. Carruthers has over 100 published articles to his credit and has also contributed extensively to studies about the relationship between skin cancer and sun exposure.

Affiliations and Expertise

Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgeon and Clinical Professor of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Jean Carruthers

Dr. Jean Carruthers is a Cosmetic Surgeon and a Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology with the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia (UBC). Dr. Carruthers has lectured worldwide on a variety of subjects pertaining to cosmetic ophthalmology, including the cosmetic use of the BOTOX® procedure, which she co-founded with her husband, Dr. Alastair Carruthers, in 1987. Since this time, they have remained at the forefront of BOTOX® research, development and education, publishing numerous articles using their data. Dr. Carruthers has published more than eighty peer reviewed scientific articles and twenty-eight scientific book chapters on a variety of topics, including the use of botulinum toxin and soft tissue augmenting agents, aesthetic lasers and cosmetic laser blepharoplasty. She is an International Editor for such publications as Dermatologic Surgery, the Journal of Cosmetic Laser Surgery and the American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery.

Affiliations and Expertise

Cosmetic Surgeon and Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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