Emerging Technologies in Face and Body Contouring

Edited bySpero J. Theodorou,Christopher T. ChiaandErez Dayan


244 pages

Publication Date: January 2021


124.79 +Vat

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A concise guide to state-of-the-art nonsurgical body contouring from pioneers in the field!

Emerging Technologies in Face and Body Contouring by internationally acclaimed experts Spero Theodorou, Christopher Chia, Erez Dayan, and esteemed contributors, detail emerging state-of-the-art technologies in minimally-invasive body contouring. This resource fills a void in the literature, providing plastic, aesthetic, and dermatologic surgeons with clinical insights on the latest proven techniques in nonsurgical fat reduction and skin tightening.

The book begins with chapters on 3D imaging for emerging body contouring technologies, clinically applicable concepts of fat metabolism, and discussion of laser and ultrasound. Procedural chapters cover a diverse array of cutting-edge noninvasive body contouring and VASER techniques, including water-assisted and power-assisted liposuction. Chapters dedicated to the face and neck detail scarless face lifting, injection lipolysis, and radiofrequency skin tightening. Body-specific chapters focus on the neck, arms, abdomen, flanks, hips, gluteal region, thighs and calves, ankles and knees.

Key Features

  • Concise text walks readers through techniques in a stepwise manner, with numerous patient cases and explanations detailing the pros and cons of each modality
  • Coverage of the latest techniques including Brazilian butt lift surgery, cryolipolysis (CoolSculpting), and diverse radiofrequency procedures
  • Special topics include the role of stem cells in body contouring, ethnic considerations in liposuction, and male gynecomastia treatment
  • High-quality illustrations enhance understanding of anatomy and procedures


Focused on the practical application of evidence-based technologies, this remarkable resource will help plastic surgeons and dermatologic surgeons improve patient outcomes and ROI.

This book includes complimentary access to a digital copy


Section I Principles
1 Three-dimensional Imaging for Emerging Technologies in Body Contouring
2 Clinically Applicable Concepts of Fat Metabolism
Section II Noninvasive Body Contouring
3 Noninvasive Laser Body Contouring
4 Ultrasound in Noninvasive Body Shaping
5 Three-dimensional Cryolipolysis Body Contouring
6 Noninvasive Radiofrequency Fat Destruction for Body Contouring
7 The Role of Stem Cells in Body Contouring
8 Ethnic Considerations in Liposuction
Section III Liposuction Technology
9 Laser-Assisted Liposuction Under Local Anesthesia: Office-Based Surgery
10 Radiofrequency-Assisted Liposuction for Body Contouring
11 VASER Technology for Body Contouring
12 Water-Assisted Liposuction
13 Power-Assisted Liposuction Cannula Types and Technique
Section IV Technology-Based Body Contouring by Anatomy
14 Scarless Face Lifting with Bipolar Radiofrequency Assistance
15 Injection Lipolysis—Neck
16 Neck: Radiofrequency Liposuction
17 Neck Liposuction: The Classic Technique
18 Radiofrequency-Assisted Liposuction for Arm Contouring
19 FaceTite: Procedure Technique
20 Male Gynecomastia Treatment
21 High Definition Body Contouring of the Abdomen
22 Flanks and Hips
23 Gluteal Augmentation with Implants
24 Technology-Based Contouring of the Thighs
25 Calf, Ankle, and Knee Contouring

Weight2 kg
Dimensions37 × 26 × 3 cm