The Cosmetic Surgery Companion: A Consumer's Guide to the Latest Surgical Techniques to Improve Your Body from Head to Toe
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The Cosmetic Surgery Companion: A Consumer's Guide to the Latest Surgical Techniques to Improve Your Body from Head to Toe
The Cosmetic Surgery Companion: A Consumer's Guide to the Latest Surgical Techniques to Improve Your Body from Head to Toe The Cosmetic Surgery Companion: A Consumer's Guide to the Latest Surgical Techniques to Improve Your Body from Head to Toe The Cosmetic Surgery Companion: A Consumer's Guide to the Latest Surgical Techniques to Improve Your Body from Head to Toe The Cosmetic Surgery Companion: A Consumer's Guide to the Latest Surgical Techniques to Improve Your Body from Head to Toe

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Publisher: Firefly Books

Author Statement: by Antonia Mariconda ; Dr. James Frame, consultant
Audience: Trade
Specs: over 500 full-color illustrations, index, frequently asked questions, resources list
Pages: 256
Trim Size: 7 1/4" x 8 3/4"
Language code 1: eng
Publication Date: 20100909
Copyright Year: 2010
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The Cosmetic Surgery Companion: A Consumer's Guide to the Latest Surgical Techniques to Improve Your Body from Head to Toe

An essential resource for making an informed decision about cosmetic surgery.

An essential resource for making an informed decision about cosmetic surgery.

In this comprehensive guide, Antonia Mariconda, an expert on plastic surgery, provides consumers with clear and impartial advice on how to choose a well-qualified and experienced surgeon. She describes the surgical options available for each body part and explains each procedure in detail, including the minimum before-care and aftercare.

Organized by body area and procedure, this fully illustrated reference includes:

  • Facial rejuvenation techniques, such as browlift, blepharoplasty (eyelids), facelift/necklift, rhinoplasty(nose), chin augmentation, otoplasty (ear pinning), facial fat grafting and sculpting, injectables and dental
  • Breast augmentation, breast lift, breast reduction, male breast reduction, nipple reduction and inverted nipple repair
  • Body contouring procedures, such as tummy tuck, liposuction, buttock augmentation, body lifts and anti-cellulite treatments
  • Non-surgical techniques, such as lasers, thermage, Fraxel and Titan

Mariconda also addresses the psychological and physical problems that could arise from too many procedures, and she evaluates the future of cosmetic surgery and the potential impact of stem cell research.

Cosmetic Surgery Companion answers all the questions the booming number of consumers interested in cosmetic surgery will have -- and should have -- when beginning to consult a surgeon. It is an essential resource for anyone who is considering or has decided to undergo cosmetic surgery.

Bio:

Antonia Mariconda has written a number of articles relating to aesthetic medicine, plastic surgery and anti-aging. She is highly regarded within the industry and regularly appears on television, on radio and in print, providing in-depth information about the health and beauty sector. She is the author of The Essential Guide to Acne.

Dr. James Frame is professor of aesthetic plastic surgery at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, England, and the director of aesthetic plastic surgery practice at the Springfield Hospital in Essex, England. As a consultant plastic surgeon, he has more than 25 years of experience specializing in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery, and he has a special interest in breast cancer reconstruction and surgical repair of soft tissue sports injuries.

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