Key Features

    • Improve surgical results and avoid pitfalls with expert, evidence-based guidance.
    • Stay on the cutting edge with in-depth step-by-step descriptions of tumescent vertical vector facelifts, blepharoplasty, composite grafts, Botox treatments, soft tissue augmentation, management of dysplastic nevi and melanoma, and more.

    Table of Contents

    PART ONE: BASIC SURGICAL CONCEPTS

    1 Anatomy for Procedural Dermatology 

    2 Aseptic 

    3 Anesthesia and Analgesia 

    4 Instruments and Materials 

    5 Patient Evaluation, Informed Consent, Preoperative Assessment and Care 

    6 Antibiotics 

    7 Wound Healing 

    8 Wound Healing and its Impact on Dressings and Postoperative Care 

    PART TWO: ESSENTIAL SURGICAL SKILLS

    9 Electrosurgery, Electrocoagulation, Electrofulguration, Electrodesiccation, Electrosection, Electrocautery 

    10 Cryosurgery 

    11 Skin Biopsy Techniques 

    12 Incision, Draining, and Exteriorization Techniques 

    13 Suturing Materials, and Epidermal Closure Techniques 

    14 Complex Layered Facial Closures 

    15 Hemostasis 

    16 Ellipse, Ellipse Variations, and Dog-ear Repairs 

    17 Random Pattern Cutaneous Flaps 

    18 Axial Pattern Flaps 

    19 Skin Grafting 

    20 Scar Revision 

    PART THREE: AESTHETIC SURGICAL PROCEDURES

    21 Psychosocial Issues and the Cosmetic Surgery Patient 

    22 Evaluation and Management of the Aging Face 

    23 Soft Tissue Augmentation 

    24 Chemical Peels 

    25 Implants 

    26 Botulinum Toxins 

    27 Liposuction 

    28 Autologous Fat Transfer: Evolving Concepts and Techniques 

    29 Follicular Unit Hair Transplantation 

    30 Laser Hair Removal 

    31 Microdermabrasion and Dermabrasion 

    32 Laser Treatment of Tattoos and Pigmented Lesions 

    33 Energy-based Treatment of the Aging Face for Skin Resurfacing: Ablative and Non-ablative Lasers,
    Photodynamic Therapy of Photoaging and
    Actinic Damage 

    34 Laser and Light Treatment of Acquired and Congenital Vascular Lesions 

    35 Sclerotherapy of Varicose Veins 

    36 Endovenous Ablation Techniques with Ambulatory Phlebectomy for Varicose Veins 

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    Details

    No. of pages:
    880
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2015
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Saunders
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780323260299
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780323260282
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780323340823
    Print ISBN:
    9780323260275

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