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Internet Guide to Cosmetic Surgery for Women

Internet Guide to Cosmetic Surgery for Women

by M Sandra Wood
     
 

ISBN-10: 0789010674

ISBN-13: 9780789010674

Pub. Date: 05/25/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This resource for consumers explains how to use the Internet to find information on cosmetic surgery. It includes Web addresses for commercial, not-for-profit, and educational sites. Early chapters cover the basics of plastic surgery and offer guidelines for selecting a cosmetic surgeon. The remaining chapters are organized by body part (i.e., breast, face, skin, hair

Overview

This resource for consumers explains how to use the Internet to find information on cosmetic surgery. It includes Web addresses for commercial, not-for-profit, and educational sites. Early chapters cover the basics of plastic surgery and offer guidelines for selecting a cosmetic surgeon. The remaining chapters are organized by body part (i.e., breast, face, skin, hair) and subdivided by technique (augmentation, rhinoplasty, Botox injections, transplantation, etc.). Wood is a reference librarian at The Pennsylvania State U. College of Medicine. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789010674
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/25/2005
Pages:
222
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

• Acknowledgment
• Abbreviations
• Symbol Key
• Introduction
• Chapter 1. Cosmetic Plastic Surgery-The Basics
• What Is Plastic Surgery?
• Cosmetic Surgery Is a Hot Trend
• What Are the Numbers?
• How Much Does It Cost?
• Why Read This Book?
• Chapter 2. The Internet-Where to Begin
• The Internet
• Internet Addresses
• "Good" versus "Bad" Information: Evaluating Web Sites
• Basic Internet Searching
• Searching via Your Internet Browser
• Searching via a Search Engine Directory
• Searching via a Megasite
• Moving on to Specific Sites
• Chapter 3. Selecting a Cosmetic Surgeon
• How to Find a Good Cosmetic Surgeon
• Credentials/Board Certification
• Locating/Selecting a Cosmetic Surgeon Online
• Next: Basic Cosmetic Surgery Sites on the Internet
• Chapter 4. Basic/Core Sites on Cosmetic Surgery for Women
• General Sites (.org) on Cosmetic Surgery Procedures for Women
• General Sites (.com) on Cosmetic Surgery Procedures for Women
• Next: Internet Sites for Specific Cosmetic Surgery Procedures
• Chapter 5. Body Contouring
• Body Contouring-General
• Abdominal Liposculpture (Liposuction)
• Arm Lift (Brachioplasty)/Arm Liposuction
• Belt Lipectomy
• Body Lift
• Buttock Augmentation/Implant
• Buttock Liposculpture/Liposuction
• Calf Implants
• Liposuction
• Thigh Liposuction (Thighplasty)/Thigh Lift
• Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty)
• Chapter 6. Cosmetic Surgery of the Breast
• Breast-General
• Breast Enlargement (Implants, Augmentation)
• Breast Lift (Mastopexy)
• Breast Reconstruction
• Breast Reduction
• Chapter 7. Cosmetic Surgery of the Face, Head, and Neck
• Face, Head, and Neck-General
• Blepharoplasty
• Botulinum Toxin (Botox) Injections
• Brow Lift
• Buccal Fat Pad Removal
• Cheek Implants (Augmentation)
• Cheek Reduction
• Chemical Peels
• Chin Augmentation (Mentoplasty)
• Dermabrasion
• Ear Surgery (Otoplasty)
• Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)
• Facelift (Rhytidectomy)
• Facial Implants
• Facial Liposuction
• Fat Injections
• Forehead Lift (Brow Lift)
• Jaw Augmentation
• Laser Skin Resurfacing
• Lip Augmentation
• Lip Reduction
• Mentoplasty
• Microdermabrasion
• Neck Lift/Neck Liposuction
• Nose Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
• Otoplasty
• Rhinoplasty
• Rhytidectomy
• Chapter 8. Cosmetic Surgery of the Skin
• Skin-General
• Botulinum Toxin (Botox) Injections
• Cellulite Treatment
• Chemical Peels
• Collagen Injections
• Dermabrasion
• Endermologie
• Fat Injections
• Hair Replacement
• Injectable Fillers
• Laser Hair Removal
• Laser Skin Resurfacing
• Laser Treatment of Spider Veins
• Microdermabrasion
• Micropigmentation (Permanent Makeup)
• Permanent Cosmetics
• Scars/Scar Revision
• Sclerotherapy
• Skin Management
• Skin Resurfacing
• Soft Tissue Fillers
• Spider Veins
• Tattoo Removal
• Wrinkle Treatment
• Chapter 9. Hair Transplantation for Women
• Hair Transplantation Sites
• Chapter 10. Cosmetic Dentistry
• Cosmetic Dentistry Sites
• Chapter 11. International Cosmetic Surgery Associations
• International/Multinational Associations
• Cosmetic Surgery Associations by Country
• Index
• Reference Notes Included

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