Overview

Up-to-Date Guidance on a Fast-Expanding Dermatologic Practice







Cosmetic Dermatology for Skin of Color brings you up to date on all the latest practices for treating those with pigmented skin, to help you improve efficiency, decrease treatment time, and reduce side ...

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Cosmetic Dermatology in Skin of Colour

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Overview

Up-to-Date Guidance on a Fast-Expanding Dermatologic Practice







Cosmetic Dermatology for Skin of Color brings you up to date on all the latest practices for treating those with pigmented skin, to help you improve efficiency, decrease treatment time, and reduce side effects. Consistently templated chapters helps you quickly find key information on such subjects as patient selection, treatment regimen, device use, dose selection, alternative treatment methods, post-operative care, and management of adverse events.

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Reviewer:Patricia Wong, MD(Stanford University Medical Center)
Description:This book specifically addresses hyperpigmentation issues, scarring, and specific reactivity patterns and precautions to consider when performing laser, peels, surgery, etc., on patients with darker skin types. An excellent chapter by Zoe Draelos discusses using bleaching agents for melasma.
Purpose:The purpose is to enhance the knowledge of dermatologists treating patients with darker skin types. After reading this book, you should be more comfortable in making appropriate skin recommendations for these patients to minimize post-procedure hyperpigmentation problems and treating hyperpigmentation, scarring, and melasma.
Audience:The audience is dermatologists.
Features:Unlike many books on cosmetic dermatology, this one actually discusses parameters used in treating patients and names specific products that are used in skin care regimens. There are helpful suggestions and tips on what to expect when treating darker skin types and how to minimize unwanted hyperpigmentation and irritation, which can lead to the former. The numerous color photographs are of excellent quality. Photos illustrate how the skin looks before and immediately after the procedure. The chapters are easy to understand and well written. There is some redundancy in the repetition of laser physics at the beginning of all the chapters discussing laser treatment.
Assessment:This book is informative about treating patients with darker skin and I would recommend it to any dermatologist who sees these patients. The authors' presentations are unbiased and their conclusions are clear. I know I will reread many of the chapters when I see patients with skin types 4-6.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071641234
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 12/10/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 400
  • File size: 18 MB
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Meet the Author

Murad Alam, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Otolaryngology and Chief of the Section of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine.

Roopal Kundu, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Associate Residency Director for the Department of Dermatology at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine.

Simon Yoo, MD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Dermatology at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine.

Ashish Bhatia, MD, is a private practice dermatologist and a member of the associated faculty of Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine.

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Table of Contents

1. What is Ethnic Skin? 2. Evaluation 3. Potential Adverse Effects 4. The Consent Process 5. Microderabrasion and Superficial Peels 6. Epidermal Color Improvement: Vascular and Pigment Lasers and Lights 7. Dermal Rejuvenation: Normablative Laser& Intense Pulsed Light 8. Laser Resurfacing, Deep Peels,& Dermabrasion 9. Hair Removal10. Botulinum Toxin and Fillers 11. Liposuction 12. Nonsurgical Lifting and Tightening: Radiofrequency, Infrared Light, and Barbed Sutures 13. Cosmeceuticals
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