Update in Cosmetic Dermatology

Concise descriptions of frequently encountered cosmetic skin conditions

Essential information on commonly employed treatment procedures and cosmeceuticals

Step-by-step guidelines

Numerous high-quality illustrations

Editors: Tosti, Antonella, Hexsel, Doris (Eds.)

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ISBN: 978-3-642-34028-4 Categories: , Tags: , , ,

This well-illustrated guide provides concise descriptions of the most frequently encountered cosmetic skin conditions and essential information on commonly employed treatment procedures.

The book opens with a description of skin evaluation systems and then documents etiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment for various conditions, including cellulite, acne, hirsutism, and striae distensae.

The second part of the book provides step-by-step guidelines on a range of cosmetic procedures, such as botulinum toxin injection, cryosurgery, electrosurgery, and injection lipolysis.

The advice provided will be invaluable for all physicians who intend to incorporate these procedures into their practices.

The book will also be of interest to established specialists in cosmetic dermatology wishing to update their knowledge and to all general dermatologists and plastic surgeons required to answer the numerous questions posed by patients seeking to maintain or improve the quality of their skin.

Weight3 kg
Dimensions26 × 37 × 3 cm

About Author: Antonella Tosti

Antonella Tosti, M.D. Dermatology
Antonella Tosti, M.D.

Antonella Tosti is Professor of Clinical Dermatology at the Miller School of Medicine of the University of Miami, US. She is also well-known in Europe as she was Professor of Dermatology at the University of Bologna for 20 years. Her research involves hair, nail and cosmetic disorders. She is member of many dermatological societies including the ADA, AAD, EADV, WDS and ISD. She is author of more than 600 publications and 20 books, several of them very successfully with Springer. Doris Hexsel is a Board-certified dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon. She published more than 100 Publications and she is the editor of 4 medical books (Cosmetic Use of Botulinum Toxin, Botulinum Toxin and Hyperhidrosis, Cosmetic Procedures in Etnic Patients, and, two editions of the book Cellulite: Pathophysiology and Treatment). She is the main investigator of the Brazilian Center of Studies in Dermatology and an active member of a number of professional associations, such as the Brazilian Society of Dermatology, Brazilian Society of Dermatologic Surgery, American Academy of Dermatology, International Society for Dermatologic Surgery, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery and others. She sits in the International Committee of the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery and in the Board of Directors of the Brazilian Society for Dermatologic Surgery and International Society for Dermatologic Surgery.