Cosmetic Dermatology: Principles and Practice

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9780071362818: Cosmetic Dermatology: Principles and Practice


* A "first" in cosmetic dermatology
* The latest drugs, topical agents and non-invasive procedures
* 231 illustrations including 77 color photographs


1) Scientific answers to everyday cosmetic problems
2) Clinical, factual and practical
3) Toward evidence-based medicine in cosmetic dermatology

This outstanding text should serve as a spur to the medical community to insist upon well-researched cosmetic procedures.

The new text Cosmetic Dermatology: Principles and Practice is designed to help you…
* Understand the basic science of the skin and the factors affecting its appearance
* Comprehend the factors contributing to premature aging of the skin
* Responsibly answer your patients' questions about the efficacy of skin care products
* Feel confident when asked to recommend over-the-counter products
* Learn the basics about collagen injections, botulinum toxin injections and chemical peels

Get an unbiased review of the data available on various cosmetic products and procedures. Separate the facts form the myths in the aesthetic industry.

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Book Description:

The book will begin with the anatomy and physiology of skin and proceed to the science of basic skin conditions such as aging, dry skin ad sensitive skin and well as skin diseases such acne. The next section covers cosmetic agents used in antiaging, exfoliating, moisturizing, for sun and antioxidants. Cosmetic procedures follow. The book will end with information on selected non-invasive procedures that can be performed in an office setting as well as a chapter on the psychosocial aspects of cosmetic dermatology.

Key Features:
¿ All of the very latest drugs and topical agents will be discussed including retinoids, moisturizing agents, antioxidants and depigmenting agents.
¿ Cosmetic procedures covered include, soft tissue augmentation, chemical peel and hair removal methods
¿ Excellent chapter comparing cosmetic agents with drugs
¿ Book ends with a chapter on the psychosocial aspects of cosmetic dermatology
¿ Used-Friendly layout creating easy-to-get-to information
¿ Wherever possible, information will be based on hard science
¿ Timely in that cosmetic treatment is THE number one “hot” area in dermatology

About the Author:

Dr. Baumann is Director of Cosmetic Dermatology at the University of Miami, the first such department in the country. She writes chapters for Gellis/Kagan: CURRENT PEDIATRIC THERAPY by WBS and our own DIGM. She is the primary investigator for a wrinkle study conducted by Allergan. She is one of 12 consultants for Elizabeth Arden, and she writes a monthly column entitled “Your Cosmetic Practice” for Skin and Aging, a magazine for dermatologists with a subscriber list of 8,000. She has recently been quoted in TIME Magazine (October 11, 1999 issue) advocating a more cautious approach to cosmetic procedures.

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