The Safe and Sane Guide to Teenage Plastic Surgery

The Safe and Sane Guide to Teenage Plastic Surgery

The Safe and Sane Guide to Teenage Plastic Surgery, by Dr. Frederick N. Lukash, is the only complete guide to this ever-expanding phenomenon. Written by the American Society of Plastic Surgery‘s acknowledged expert and official media spokesperson on pediatric and adolescent plastic surgery, this book answers those tough questions parents of potential teenage plastic surgery candidates have: Will surgery increase their child’s self-esteem and help them fit in better? Or is it a dangerously easy solution to deeper issues? When is surgery right, and when is it not? Interviewed in The New York Times and featured on Discovery Health among many other media outlets, Lukash guides families through every step of the process, from finding the perfect-fit doctor and applying for medical insurance to surgery and finally to recovery and a changed life. A virtual, free consultation with a renowned expert in the field, the book doesn’t just offer easy solutions to teen’s body-image problems but helps parents understand the emotional, psychological and social dilemmas involved. Complete with action plans, real-life stories and pictures, The Safe and Sane Guide to Teenage Plastic Surgery offers advice on what can, can’t and shouldn’t be done—and on how to spot the doctors who will exploit a teen’s fragile sense of self-esteem as well as his or her parent’s pocketbook. Most important, Lukash provides a useful red light/yellow light/green light guide for considering teen plastic surgery.

Understanding Cosmetic Procedures: Surgical and Non-Surgical

Understanding Cosmetic Procedures: Surgical and Non-Surgical

Understanding Cosmetic Procedures: Surgical and Non-Surgical is a text that is the first of its kind, focusing specifically on the growing popularity of a new breed of beauty specialists, the Skin Care Specialist. There is ever increasing interest from the baby boomer generation in looking and feeling younger, which in turn increases the demand for aesthetic procedures. To manage that demand, Aesthetic Medical Practitioners are now working with Skin Care Specialists who provide pre and post-operative skin care as well as being able to offer many spa-type skin care procedures. The market is demanding educational materials for the Skin Care Specialist, and this text is the answer. It covers all aspects of aesthetic medicine, giving medical and non-medical learners and professionals the ability to integrate their services and increase their product awareness. The systematic approach taken by the text will lead the reader to a better understanding of the physician's perspective as well as a clear understanding of aesthetic medical surgeries and procedures. All steps are covered including but not limited to; risks and possible complications, alternate procedures, procedure techniques, dressing and wound care, anesthesia, scarring, pre and post-op activity, and bathing, hair care and makeup. This is a pertinent, first to market text that is invaluable for this new breed of beauty specialist: the Skin Care Specialist.

Cosmetic Injection Techniques: A Text and Video Guide to Neurotoxins and Fillers

Cosmetic Injection Techniques: A Text and Video Guide to Neurotoxins and Fillers

The injection of cosmetic neurotoxins and fillers is a multi-billion dollar industry in which facial plastic surgeons, plastic surgeons, dermatologists, oculoplastic surgeons, and paraprofessionals in the U.S. perform more than seven million injections annually. Cosmetic Injection Techniques and the videos that accompany it provide all medical professionals in the field (from beginners to experienced injectors) with practical information on how to properly administer neurotoxin and filler injections for conditions such as lower eyelid roll, nasal flare, platysmal banding, marionette lines, glabellar frown lines, and much more.Key Features:Full color, detailed illustrations describe key anatomical landmarks and identify exact injection locationsOnline access to videos narrated by Dr. Kontis that demonstrate multiple injection techniquesA unique rating system for each procedure, enabling injectors to perform techniques appropriate to their skill levelEvery commonly performed cosmetic injection procedure is covered, giving readers a comprehensive guide on how to safely and effectively perform injectionsThis easy-to-use manual gives facial plastic surgeons, plastic surgeons, dermatologists, oculoplastic surgeons and other medical professionals authoritative, concise information on the anatomy, techniques, precautions, complications, and post-treatment care involved in the administration of injections of cosmetic neurotoxins and fillers. 

Plastic Surgery Emergencies: Principles and Techniques

Plastic Surgery Emergencies: Principles and Techniques

The second edition of this detailed guide to the diagnosis and treatment of common plastic surgery emergencies includes updated clinical information on the most common emergency situations. This book gives plastic surgeons, as well as any physicians who may encounter emergency plastic surgery issues, the basic skills they need to effectively treat their patients and to ultimately be successful in their practice.Key Features of the Second Edition:New chapter covering sternal woundsEasy-to-follow color diagrams demonstrating key procedures and full-color photographs for rapid diagnosisPlastic Surgery Emergencies is an indispensable resource for clinicians, residents, and trainees in plastic surgery. It is also ideal for all emergency room personnel, including ER physicians, physicians' assistants, and nurse practitioners, as well as family practice physicians.

Aesthetic Surgery of the Forehead & Upper Third of the Face (Thomas Procedures in Facial Plastic Surgery)

Aesthetic Surgery of the Forehead & Upper Third of the Face (Thomas Procedures in Facial Plastic Surgery)

A Seven volumes Series covering the full spectrum of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery each written by a nationally recognized facial plastic surgeon detailing their own clinical techniques and practices. Each volume is generously illustrated with superb clinical and surgical photos and numerous detailed case study photos. This series will be of great value to both experienced surgeons and as a teaching tool for resident level physicians and can be purchased individually or as a set.

Skin Tight

Skin Tight

New York Times bestselling author Carl Hiaasen serves up a humorous helping of "taut, fast-paced action...crisp and hot" After dispatching a pistol-packing intruder from his home with the help of a stuffed Marlin head, Mick Stranahan can't deny that someone is out to get him. His now-deceased intruder carries no I.D., and as a former Florida state investigator, Stranahan knows there are plenty of potential culprits. His long list of enemies includes an off point hit man, a personal injury lawyer of billboard fame, a notoriously irritating TV journalist, and a fumbling plastic surgeon. Now, if he wants to keep fishing into his golden years, Stranahan has no choice but to come out of retirement to close this one last case...

Plastic Surgery Case Review: Oral Board Study Guide

Plastic Surgery Case Review: Oral Board Study Guide

Focusing on the clinical information that must be mastered for success on oral board exams, Plastic Surgery Case Review presents 50 case studies, each of which highlights a specific topic that is frequently covered in the oral boards. It contains short, high-yield chapters that are designed to serve as a thorough yet quick review of pertinent information that physicians will encounter in the examination.Key Features:Each chapter begins with a case study that is modeled after the oral boards. Each case study includes: a description of the case and the work-up for similar scenarios, a discussion of treatment options, complications, and critical errors to avoid High-quality color illustrations throughout Chapters are organized in bullet-point format, making the book quick and easy to readThis book will be an essential resource for plastic surgeons, residents, fellows, and other trainees studying for the oral board exams and a useful guide for plastic surgeons preparing for operative cases.

Plastic Surgery Obsession: Brazil's Dr. Ivo Pitanguy Triggered It All

Plastic Surgery Obsession: Brazil's Dr. Ivo Pitanguy Triggered It All

Plastic surgery, a 1950s curiosity, today is an obsession. How was it transformed? Who triggered its mania? Can it return to its roots: treating the disfigured and burned?Brazil's Ivo Pitanguy led plastic surgery from obscurity and ridicule to prominence and praise. He created its first dedicated hospital, founded by far its largest postgraduate school and charity, invented key operations for the head and body, and made Rio de Janeiro the planet's beauty surgery capital.The press reported his operations on Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Persian Empress Farah Diba, French president François Mitterrand, and Frank Sinatra. A jet-setting Renaissance man who speaks six languages, Ivo has been friends with Salvador Dalí, Audrey Hepburn, and Michael Caine. He built a fantasy lifestyle---circulating among a Rio mansion, a private Brazilian island, the Gstaad slopes, and Paris salons.His expansive media exposure provoked a backlash that reverberated for a decade. Yet afterward he emerged as one of the profession's most admired senior statesmen.Pitanguy regrets the overuse of cosmetic surgery, counsels how to avoid mishaps, and cheers the incredible reconstructive breakthroughs in the offing.

Medical Terminology: The Best and Most Effective Way to Memorize, Pronounce and Understand Medical Terms: Second Edition

Medical Terminology: The Best and Most Effective Way to Memorize, Pronounce and Understand Medical Terms: Second Edition

Medical Terminology Let’s be very clear about this: if you want to feel proud of yourself and do a great job in the health care field, you need to learn and understand medical terminology. It is a fundamental part of the future of your career. Which means you do not want to embarrass yourself and reach for a dictionary every time somebody asks you to explain different symptoms, diagnoses or tests. Oh, and knowing medical terminology makes you feel smart which is the best feeling in the world! 'Nuff said, what are the benefits of appropriately learning the medical language? The boring (but very important) partYou will:..NOT feel stupid and waste valuable time. Especially in emergency situations, you won't have the time to extract things you don’t know from a dictionary. ..Learn the language of Medicine..Be able to help other doctors and nurses to write quickly and efficiently in the records so that they can be onto the next patient...Use Medical Terminology every single day at work.Wheather you're striving to become an EMT, nurse, doctor, medical assistant - this book is for you!If you are not convinced yet, please read no further. There is a slight chance medicine is not your cup of tea. Otherwise, please click the add to cart button and enjoy 243 pages of your future! 


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