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Fundamentals for Cosmetic Practice

Toxins, Fillers, Skin, and Patients

By Michael Parker
208 Pages 64 Color Illustrations
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£190.00

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Many medical professionals are now seeking to train in Cosmetic Practice, and there are many courses offering practical training and many texts offering detailed guides to the procedures; this text offers instead a helpful overview of the fundamentals involved and how they impact on practical skills, patient management, and potential complications. It constitutes the perfect guide to professional certification and beyond that to Cosmetic Practice.
*Presents the starter in aesthetic practice with the fundamentals of minimally invasive treatments. *Offers a reliable resource for any medical professional wishing to certify in this specialty.
*Combines material on both main treatment and on aesthetic patient management.

Table of Contents

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

PREFACE

1: the history of botulinum toxin

2: THE history of dermal fillers

3: Facial anatomy

FACIAL BONES

FACIAL FORAMINA

THE FACIAL NERVE

THE TRIGEMINAL NERVE

FACIAL VASCULATURE

FACIAL MUSCLES

THE FOREHEAD

THE CHEEKS AND MOUTH

FACIAL FAT PADS

LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE OF THE FACE

4: Anatomy, physiology and histology of the skin

THE EPIDERMIS

THE DERMIS AND HYPODERMIS

THE LIFECYCLE OF A KERATINOCYTE

METHODS OF SKIN HEALING AND THE INFLAMMATORY RESPONSE

HAEMOSTASIS

INFLAMMATION

PROLIFERATION

REMODELLING

FACTORS AFFECTING WOUND HEALING

5: the science of ageing

HYPOTHESES OF AGEING

SYSTEMIC EFFECTS OF AGEING

FACTORS AFFECTING SKIN AGEING

THE COSMETIC EFFECTS OF AGEING

PREVENTATIVE MEASURES IN COMBATING THE AGEING PROCESS

NON-SURGICAL MEASURES TO COMBAT THE AGEING PROCESS

PHYSIOLOGY OF AGEING: RECAP

 

6: Patient assessment

APPROACHES TO BEAUTY

ASSESSING YOUR PATIENT FOR TREATMENT

COMMON SKIN LESIONS AND HOW TO DESCRIBE THEM

COMMON BENIGN SKIN DISEASES

CUTANEOUS MALIGNANCIES

BODY DYSMORPHIA

7: communication skills

THE IMPORTANCE OF BODY LANGUAGE

TAKING A FOCUSSED MEDICAL HISTORY WITH THE CALGARY-CAMBRIDGE MODEL

SHARED DECISION MAKING

THE CONSENT PROCESS AND MONTGOMERY RULING

CONFLICT RESOLUTION

DECLINING TO TREAT

8: introduction to botulinum toxin

THE ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF MOVEMENT

PHARMACOLOGY OF BOTULINUM TOXIN

CONTRAINDICATIONS TO BOTULINUM TOXIN TREATMENT

9: botulinum toxin practical skills

RECONSTITUTION OF BOTULINUM TOXIN

ASEPTIC NON-TOUCH TECHNIQUE

SKIN PREPARATION FOR BOTULINUM TOXIN ADMINISTRATION

ADMINISTRATION OF BOTULINUM TOXIN

FRONTALIS

GLABELLAR COMPLEX

CROWS’ FEET

AFTERCARE

10: botulinum toxin complications and management

SYSTEMIC SPREAD OF TOXIN

CELLULITIS

EYEBROW ASYMMETRY

TREATING THE WRONG AREA

NEUROPRAXIA AND NEURALGIA

PTOSIS

HEADACHE

NEW WRINKLE FORMATION

 

11: introduction to dermal fillers

HYALURONIC ACID DERMAL FILLERS

CONCEPTS OF RHEOLOGY

CALCIUM HYDROXYAPATITE DERMAL FILLERS

POLY-L-LACTIC ACID DERMAL FILLERS

POLYMETHYLMETHACRYLATE DERMAL FILLERS

12: dermal filler practical skills

PREPARATION

NASOLABIAL FOLDS

MARIONETTE LINES

LIP AUGMENTATION

CHEEK AUGMENTATION

13 dermal filler complications and management

AVASCULAR NECROSIS

VENOUS OCCLUSION

POST-PROCEDURE INFECTION

PATIENT FACTORS IN DEVELOPING INFECTION

IMMUNODEFICIENCY DISORDERS

OVERFILLING

ACUTE FILLER LUMPS

THE TYNDALL EFFECT

ANAPHYLAXIS

LATE COMPLICATIONS: DELAYED ONSET NODULES

PERSISTENT SWELLING

LATE COMPLICATIONS: FOREIGN BODY GRANULOMAS

Bibliography
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