Describes the most common complications in blepharoplasty
Edited by the innovator of the Single Suture Traction Technique (SSTT)and one of the pioneers in Laser assisted Blepharoplasty in Europe
This book focuses on the surgical procedure for aesthetically correcting ageing defects of the eyelids. After a brief introduction and a section on the anatomy of the periorbital area, the latest innovative techniques are described in detail with the aid of high-qualityimages. The author also presents his laser-assisted blepharoplasty technique. The second part of the book provides an overview of the most common complications in blepharoplasty, and how to avoid them. In addition it guides readers through the treatment ofcomplications. The application of the Single Suture Traction Technique (SSTT) popularised by the author, a useful tool to avoid and correct complications, is also presented in details. The inclusion of results, advantages, disadvantages, potential complications, tipsand tricks make this book a valuable resource for plastic surgeons performing blepharoplasty.
Dr. Paraskevas (Vakis) Kontoes received his pharmacy degree from the University of Athens, Greece in 1980 and his medical degree in 1985 from the same university. He did his residency in Plastic Surgery in USA and UK. Since 1994, he is a specialist in PlasticReconstructive and Aesthetic surgery. Currently, Dr. Kontoes is president, director and owner of the "Laserlight Clinic", Athens, Greece and director of the plastic aesthetic and Laser surgery department at the "Hygeia" hospital in Athens, Greece.Dr. Kontoes was afounding member of the European Society for Laser Aesthetic Surgery (ESLAS) and served as president for the years 2010-2014. He has now been awarded with the title of honorary president of this society for life. Dr. Kontoes is an active member of ISAPS (International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery) and he has been elected as visiting professor for this society. He is also the education council Vice-chair of ISAPS. He is a pioneer of Laser Aesthetic surgery in Greece and Europe. He is the author of more than100 scientific publications, among them the innovative evolution of the Laser Blepharoplasty technique with the Single Suture Traction Technique (SSTT).