This book and DVD combination is a must for the cosmetic surgeon striving to meet the ever-increasing demand for new techniques in facial skin resurfacing. It covers all three major techniques: laser therapy, chemical peel, and dermabrasion. Due to the tremendous attention the media have given to these youth-enhancing procedures, more and more patients are requesting them.
Aided by the 400+ color illustrations in the book and the clear demonstrations on the 55-minute surgical video, you will gain the skills and the confidence to perform these popular procedures. The authors also know you have a business to run and have included information on integrating these techniques into your current aesthetic surgery or dermatology practice.
This is the definitive how-to guide for plastic surgeons, dermatologists, otolaryngologists and all cosmetic surgeons. Learn which approach works best for each patient, and which procedures to recommend.
Master the techniques your patients are demanding, including laser therapy,
chemical peel, and dermabrasion.
Learn about the full spectrum of chemical peels -- from superficial peels to medium-depth TCA peels to deep phenol peels.
Explore laser resurfacing in-depth -- from fundamentals to recommended laser settings and passes.
Gain valuable knowledge on skin treatment agents, pretreatment regimens, superficial peeling agents, and the role of the aesthetician.
Know how to integrate skin care into your aesthetic surgery practice.
See the techniques in detail -- over 400 color illustrations guide you through the procedures.
Evolution of Chemical Peel and Laser Resurfacing
Histologic Effects of Photoaging and Skin Resurfacing
Patient Consultation and Evaluation
Skin Care Agents, Pretreatment Preparations, and Superficial Peels
Fundamentals of Laser Surgery
About the Authors:
Thomas J. Baker, M.D., is Clinical Professor of Surgery (Plastic), University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida; James M. Stuzin, M.D., is Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery (Plastic), University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida and Tracy M. Baker, M.D., is Instructor in Surgery, Department of Surgery (Plastic), University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida.
Combined, the trio of Baker, Stuzin, and Baker has performed hundreds of facial skin resurfacing procedures and has lectured to hundreds of professionals around the United States. Their annual cosmetic surgery symposium is known for providing the latest information on new aesthetic surgery techniques.