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.
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CoverTitleCopyrightDedicationContentsAcknowledgements and PrefaceChapter 1 The history of botulinum toxinChapter 2 The history of dermal fillersChapter 3 Facial anatomyFacial bonesFacial foraminaThe facial nerveThe trigeminal nerveFacial vasculatureFacial musclesThe foreheadThe cheeks and mouthFacial fat padsLymphatic drainage of the faceChapter 4 Anatomy, physiology, and histology of the skinThe epidermisThe dermis and hypodermisThe life cycle of a keratinocyteMethods of skin healing and the inflammatory responseHaemostasisInflammationProliferationRemodellingFactors affecting wound healingChapter 5 The science of ageingHypotheses of ageingSystemic effects of ageingFactors affecting skin ageingThe cosmetic effects of ageingPreventative measures in combating the ageing processNon-surgical measures to combat the ageing processPhysiology of ageing: recapChapter 6 Patient assessmentApproaches to beautyAssessing your patient for treatmentCommon skin lesions and how to describe themCommon benign skin diseasesCutaneous malignanciesBody dysmorphiaChapter 7 Communication skillsThe importance of body languageTaking a focused medical history with the Calgary—Cambridge modelShared decision-makingThe consent process and the Montgomery rulingConflict resolutionDeclining to treatChapter 8 Introduction to botulinum toxinThe anatomy and physiology of movementPharmacology of botulinum toxinContraindications to botulinum toxin treatmentChapter 9 Botulinum toxin practical skillsReconstitution of botulinum toxinAseptic non-touch techniqueSkin preparation for botulinum toxin administrationAdministration of botulinum toxinFrontalisGlabellar complexCrow’s feetAftercareChapter 10 Botulinum toxin complications and managementSystemic spread of toxinCellulitisEyebrow asymmetryTreating the wrong areaNeuropraxia and neuralgiaPtosisHeadacheNew wrinkle formationChapter 11 Introduction to dermal fillersHyaluronic acidHA dermal fillersConcepts of rheologyCalcium hydroxyapatite dermal fillersPoly-L-lactic acid dermal fillersPolymethylmethacrylate dermal fillersChapter 12 Dermal fillers: practical skillsPreparationNasolabial foldsMarionette linesLip augmentationCheek augmentationChapter 13 Dermal filler complications and managementAvascular necrosisVenous occlusionPost-procedure infectionPatient factors in developing infectionImmunodeficiency disordersOverfillingAcute filler lumpsThe Tyndall effectAnaphylaxisLate complications: delayed-onset nodulesPersistent swellingLate complications: foreign body granulomasBibliographyIndex