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This book/DVD set is a thoroughly illustrated "how-to" guide to facial fat transfer, a new facial rejuvenation procedure that allows the surgeon to sculpt the face and restore it to its natural beauty. Fat is harvested from fattier areas of the body through a suction technique and injected into the face with a small cannula. The fat transferred becomes incorporated as living tissue and the results are extremely long lasting. The book guides readers through this procedure with easy-to-follow instructions and more than 200 full-color step-by-step illustrations.
Two DVDs accompanying the book contain videos demonstrating the procedure and pitfalls.
This book/DVD set is a thoroughly illustrated "how-to" guide to facial fat transfer, a new facial rejuvenation procedure that allows the surgeon to sculpt the face and restore it to its natural beauty. Fat is harvested from fattier areas of the body through a suction technique and injected into the face with a small cannula. The fat transferred becomes incorporated as living tissue and the results are extremely long lasting. The book guides readers through this procedure with easy-to-follow instructions and more than 200 full-color step-by-step illustrations. Two DVDs accompanying the book contain videos demonstrating the procedure and pitfalls.
ANESTHETICS AND AGING: A NEW PARADIGM Volume and Shape Highlights and Shadows Framing the Eye Concluding Remarks
PREOPERATIVE EVALUATION Preoperative Consultation Preoperative Analysis Upper Face Brow Upper Eyelid Temple Midface Inferior Orbital Rim Tear Trough Lateral Cheek Anterior Cheek Buccal Precanine Fossa/Nasolabial Fold Lower Face Prejowl Sulcus Lateral Mandible Labiomental Sulcus Labiomandibular Fold (Marionette Line) Anterior Chin Concluding Remarks
OPERATIVE TECHNIQUE Preoperative Assessment Marking the Face Selection of Donor Site Operative Technique General Principles of Anesthesia Donor-site Anesthesia Recipient-site Anesthesia Recipient-site Anesthesia Phase 1: Injection with a Sharp Needle Recipient-site Anesthesia Phase 2: Injection with a Blunt Cannula Harvesting the Fat Instrumentation General Considerations Site-specific Technique Processing the Fat Fat Injection General Principles Volumetric Foundation Refinements Advanced Techniques Complementary Fat Grafting: Combining Fat Grafting with Traditional Facial Rejuvenation Procedures Timing Technique Immediate Postoperative Care Technical Pearls & Tips
THE POSTOPERATIVE PERIOD AND MANAGEMENT OF COMPLICATIONS The Postoperative Period Postoperative Care Postoperative Course Management of Complications Identification of the Complication Contour Irregularities Persistent Malar Edema Overcorrection Undercorrection Divoting at the Cannula Entry Site Treatment Options for a Complication 95 Steroid Injection Microliposuction Excision
CASE STUDIES CASE STUDY 1: INTRODUCING THE COMPLEMENTARY APPROACH CASE STUDY 2: FRAMING A NEGATIVE-VECOTR EYE AND COMBINED USE OF ALLOPLASTIC IMPLANTS CASE STUDY 3: COMBINING FAT GRAFTING WITH A FACELIFT CASE STUDY 4: FAT GRAFTING AND A SMAS RHYTIDECTOMY FOR THE GAUNT, ATHLETIC INDIVIDUAL CASE STUDY 5: FAT GRAFTING FOR FACIAL RECONSTRUCTION
Evaluation of Donor Sites Evaluation of Recipient Sites Harvesting of Lower Abdomen Harvesting of Inner Thigh Instrumentation for Fat Grafting Processing of Fat Lipivage: Alternative Fat Processing Technique for Fat Infiltration Local Anesthesia Medial Inferior Orbital Rim Lateral Inferior Orbital Rim Nasojugal Groove Lateral Cheek Anterior Cheek Buccal Precanine Fossa/Nasolabial Fold Prejowl Sulcus Superior Orbital Rim Temple Lateral Cheek Refinements Labiomandibular Fold Mental Sulcus Buccal Refinements Lateral Mandible
Disc 2 (Bonus DVD)
Case Study: Negative Vector Advanced Techniques: Periorbital Enhancement Alternative Strategies: Jawline Enhancement Skull Model: An Illustrative Guide Harvesting of Triceps Harvesting of Lateral Waist Harvesting of Anterior Thigh Harvesting of Lateral Thigh/Buttock
Posted June 20, 2010
Dr. Lam's solution to youth is to make you bloated as possible so it stretches the wrinkles out. Look what he did to his mom, Carol Lam who now looks 300lbs like a Japanese version of Roseanne Arnold. Great work Samuel!Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted May 30, 2010
As the previous reviewer said read with caution! Dr. Samuel Lam is a liar and he pays companies such as Medical Justice to have every single negative reviews removed from the internet and hidden from the public which is a disgrace to the medical field. He has botched so many surgeries such as hair restoration, fat grafts, rhinoplasties which left a patient with permanent breathing problems, fillers, but oh no he will never tell you about those! His internet Youtube and videos posted on lamfacialplastics.com are great and convincing which is why I ended up in his office in the first place. That turned out to be the biggest mistake of my life and he is only an unethical doctor who does not take responsibility for what he does unless it turns out well. Avoid this man's office at all costs, he sounds knowledgeable on the internet but when things go wrong you'll know what a fool he really is and he blames you for having unrealistic expectations when he is the one who promised you would turn out "beautiful" which is a lie!!! Ask him about his unsuccessful surgeries before you have anything done! Dr. Samuel Lam has terrible surgical skills but he has that television personality (without the good looks to be on TV) that can really be misleading by his very very convincing videos which I fell for.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted February 14, 2010
As a former patient of Dr. Samuel Lam who practices at Lam Facial Plastics Surgery Center in Plano, TX, I strongly urge all medical doctors to read the books of Dr. Samuel Lam with extreme caution. Before a became a patient of Dr. Samuel Lam, I spent time watching all his online videos, communicating with him on his blogs/internet forums, and even reading all his articles and books (even those which didn't pertain to my specific procedure). At the time, it seemed that much of what he said made sense and he gave off the impression he was a true artist as he had advertised....unfortunately I later learned much of this was false. Having surgery with Dr. Samuel Lam turned out to be the biggest mistake of my life and he is no artist. He has turned me into anything but beautiful but into a complete freak. Mind you, I did my homework like a responsible patient preparing for surgery and at first I thought it was unusual that his artist tastes differed greatly from other surgeons. I just thought he was an artist and not all surgeons had this ability! I W-A-S W-R-O-N-G! Dr. Samuel Lam is inexperienced, he left me with permanent damage and a grotesque looking face and I can not believe what he has done to me. He writes about "blending", "facial harmony," "balance," "transitions,"----HE KNOWS NOTHING ABOUT THIS. He likes to write, but he doesn't really know how to put theory into practice. In order for a surgeon to perfect his skills he must practice, but this man is extremely inexperienced and left me with a permanently mutilated face. I have to see other plastic surgeons to fix what this man has done and as the reader, there is a good possibility you know more about the material than this man who spends more time posting up videos all over the web and writing on his numerous blogs and forums instead of spending time in the surgery room practicing his techniques. If you are a doctor, please don't be like Dr. Samuel Lam. This man forever changed my life and he needs to be ashamed of himself for what he has done to me.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.