Simplified Facial Rejuvenation / Edition 1

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Simplified Facial Rejuvenation is divided into sections that include anatomy and anesthesia, classifications, dermatologic procedures, suture lifts, surgical cariations of the face, surgical variations of the eyes, brow, neck, lips, nose ear, and scalp, and medical legal aspects. There are multiple variations of suture lift procedures presented to allow the physician to decide which is best. Unique surgical procedures of the face are presented, many of which are techniques of minimal incision facelift, and new techniques including resection of the supraorbital ridges, mesotherapy for hair rejuvenation, transblepharoplasty browlift,and cervicoplasty with hexagonal excision, as well as new classifications of facial aging. The book brings together the more popular procedures for patients that include simpler methods of facial rejuvenation with less pain, shorter recovery time, less cost, and less complications.

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"… Inmitten der großen Anzahl der entsprechenden Fachbücher zeichnet sich dieses Buch dadurch aus, dass es sich … um eine vereinfachte Darstellung der … chirurgischen Eingriffe im Gesicht handelt … Alle Kapitel enthalten eine gute Auswahl von älterer, klassischer Literatur und jüngsten Publikationen … Das Layout des Buches ist sehr gefällig … Das Buch … füllt eine Lücke zwischen den ausführlichen Lehrbüchern über einzelne operative Methoden zur Gesichtsverjüngung und den Büchern, die einen Gesamtüberblick über dieses Thema liefern wollen. … Es kann ohne Einschränkung empfohlen werden." (Luitgard Wiest, in: JDDG - Journal der Deutschen Dermatologischen Gesellschaft, 2008, Vol. 6, Issue 5, S. 420)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783540710967
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 12/12/2007
  • Edition description: 2008
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 658
  • Product dimensions: 7.76 (w) x 10.79 (h) x 1.41 (d)

Table of Contents

Anatomy and Anesthesia.- Anesthesia for Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Surgery of the Head and Neck.- Local Anesthetic Blocks of the Head and Neck.- Classifications.- Universal Classification of Skin Type.- Fasil Scale: Measurement of Facial Skin and Soft-Tissue Laxity.- Facial Aging: a Clinical Classification.- Facial Aging and its Mechanics.- Dermatologic.- Peptides for Facial Skin Aging.- Treatment of Hyperpigmented Photodamaged Skin.- Chemical Peels and Other Rejuvenation Methods for the Face.- Superficial and Medium-Depth Chemical Peels.- Chemical Peeling Rejuvenation of the Neck.- Deep Phenol Chemical Peels.- The Golden Peel.- Combined Techniques of Ablative Skin Resurfacing: Phenol, Trichloroacetic Acid,.- Comparison of Laser and Phenol Chemical Peel.- Face and Neck Remodeling with Ultrasound-Assisted (VASER) Lipoplasty.- Complications of Laser.- Thermage Radiofrequency.- Capacitive Radiofrequency Skin Rejuvenation.- Photorejuvenation.- Coblation Skin Resurfacing Technique.- Removal of Rhytids with Electrocoagulation.- Plasma Skin Resurfacing.- Botulinum Toxin: Products, Techniques, Complications.- Laser Facial Hair Removal.- Mesotherapy for Facial Rejuvenation.- Facial Fillers and Implants.- Fat Transfer to the Face.- Face Rejuvenation with Rice-Grain-Sized Fat Implants: Fischer’s Technique.- Complementary Fat Grafting.- Facial Volume Enhancement: Decision-Making Between Fat Grafting and Solid Implants.- Facial Implants.- Solid Implants: Mentoplasty and Malar Augmentation.- Suture Lifts.- The History of Barbed Suture Suspension: Applications, and Visions for the Future.- Bidirectional, Non-anchored Suture Lifts.- Soft Face Lift Using Threads.- Anti Gravity/Elevation Lift: Facelifting Without Incisions.- The Curl Lift: a Rediscovered Technique.- Barbed Thread Facelift: a Personal Journey.- Transcutaneous Facelift.- Biolifting and Bioresurfacing.- Percutaneous Eyebrow Lift.- Suture Lift of the Nasal Tip.- Surgical Variations: Face.- Short Access Facial Elevation: a Modified S-Lift ...- The Delta Lift: a Modification of S-lift for Facial Rejuvenation.- Easy Lift.- Simplified S-Lift.- The Round-Lifting Technique.- The QuickLift™ and Lateral Subcutaneous Browlifting.- The Curl Lift Combined with Skin Resurfacing.- Three-Dimensional Facelift.- Mini Facelift.- Complications of Facelift.- Surgical Variations: Hair, Brow, Eye, Ear, Nose, Lips, Chin, Neck.- Aesthetic Principles for Hair Restoration.- Follicular-Unit and Multiple-Follicular-Unit Hair Restoration.- Mesotherapy for Treatment of Male-Type Alopecia.- Mid Forehead “Buttonhole” Eyebrow Elevation.- Endoscopic Forehead Lifting.- Reduction of the Supraorbital Ridges.- Asian Blepharoplasty in the Creation of a Double Eyelid.- Blepharoplasty Techniques in Asians.- Transconjunctival Approach to Lower-Lid Blepharoplasty.- A Clinical Guide to Estimate the Skin Resection in Upper Blepharoplasties.- A Frequent Complication of Aesthetic Blepharoplasty: the Surgical Round Eye.- Complications of Blepharoplasty.- Surgery for Prominent Ears.- Nasal Tip Rotation.- Section of the Depressor Septi Nasi Muscle to Lift the Nasal Tip.- Complications of Rhinoplasty.- Partial Removal of the Buccal Fat.- Anatomy and Surgical Approaches to the Midface Lift.- Section of the Frenulum of the Upper Lip.- Surgical Treatment of the Senile Upper Lip.- Correction of the Gummy Smile.- Surgical Correction of the Aging Lip.- Three-Dimensional Sculpting of the Human Face Using.- Chin Augmentation.- Genioplasties for Facial Rejuvenation.- Aesthetic Surgery of the Aging Neck: Options and Techniques.- Algorithm for Neck Rejuvenation.- Cervicoplasty Without Skin Excision.- Cervicoplasty with Hexagonal Excision.- Mesh Platsymaplasty.- Adams’s Apple Reduction.- VIII Medical Legal and Commentary.- Medical Legal.- Editor’s Commentary.

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  • Posted May 30, 2010

    Watch out for excerpts by Dr. Samuel Lam

    He 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 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.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 19, 2010

    Dr. Lam's sections MUTILATED/BUTCHERED my face

    I am a former patient of Dr. Samuel Lam in Plano, TX, I strongly urge all medical doctors to read the books of Dr. Samuel Lam with EXTREME caution. 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. Don't forget, this book conforms to Dr. Lam's aesthetic tastes who is fairly new in this business and will not match other plastic surgeons. I'm going through great pain on a a daily basis for what this man has done to my face. He calls these unconventional methods art but this is facial mutilation. Once you go through with this procedure, you may never go back and you will have to live through a lifetime a revision cosmetic procedures. Dr. Lam, you are not artist, you are a MUTILATOR and how dare you lie to the public. Please God just give me my old face back!

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