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Botulinum Toxins: Cosmetic and Clinical Applications

ISBN: 978-1-4443-3825-6
400 pages
August 2017, Wiley-Blackwell
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Botulinum Toxins in Dermatology: Cosmetic and Clinical Applications provides a comprehensive and
in-depth review of the use of botulinum toxin for aesthetic procedures and medical applications as a stand-alone treatment and as part of combination therapy.

Now a mainstay of cosmetic dermatologic practice, the range of available toxins and their varied applications has grown considerably in recent years requiring the practitioner to carefully consider what approach best suits the needs of their patient. This new book, written by international expert authors, provides guidance to help you refine your technique, add new procedures to your practice, and provide optimal results.

This book:
• Offers guidance on best-practice approaches with botulinum toxin, helping create cutting edge, tailored treatment plans for each patient
• Benefits from a wealth of color images, procedural videos, and expert tips and tricks
• Takes a region oriented approach, providing guidance on treatment of the; glabella, forehead, periocular and perioral areas, and contouring of the lower face and lower leg and calf, and neck rejuvenation
• Contains a thorough review of non-cosmetic treatments such as correction of facial asymmetry,
and treatment of axillary hyperhidrosis, plus palm, sole, and craniofacial hyperhidrosis
• Covers exciting new topics, such as future injectables, topical botulinum toxin, and facial contouring including treatment for benign masseter hypertrophy
• Discusses combination therapy of botulinum toxin with other non-surgical procedures such as hyaluronic acid (HA) or filler substances, light and laser sources, and other energy-based therapies
• Includes considerations for darker skin types

Offer your patients the best care, stay on top of cutting edge techniques, and avoid pitfalls with
coverage of practical tips and real cases. Botulinum Toxins in Dermatology: Cosmetic and Clinical Applications provides best-practice guidance on the contemporary use of botulinum toxin in isolation
and in combination.
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: History of botulinum toxin for medical and aesthetic use

Chapter 2: Anatomy and Aesthetic Principles

Chapter 3: Botulinum Toxin: From Molecule to Medicine

Chapter 4: Myobloc

Chapter 5: Abobotulinum Toxin: Development and Aesthetic Usage

Chapter 6: IncobotulinumtoxinA (Xeomin®/Bocouture®)

Chapter 7: Future Injectable Toxins

Chapter 8: Reconstitution, Dilution, Diffusion, and Migration of Botulinum Toxin


Chapter 10: Treatment of the Glabella

Chapter 11: Treatment of the Forehead

Chapter 12: Treatment of the Periocular area – Crows Feet, Brow, and Bunny Lines

Chapter 13: a) Contouring of the Lower Face and b) Contouring of the Lower Leg and Calf

Chapter 14: Treatment of the PERIORAL AREA

Chapter 15: Neck Rejuvenation

Chapter 16: Correction of Facial Asymmetry

Chapter 17: Complications and Diffusion

Chapter 18: Combination Therapy of Botulinum Toxin with other Non-Surgical Procedures

Chapter 19: Peri-Procedure Botulinum Toxin For Skin Cancer Patients And Scars

Chapter 20: Botulinum Toxins in Dermatology: Cosmetic and Clinical Applications

Chapter 21: Special Considerations in Darker Skin


Chapter 23:  Primary Focal Palm, Sole, Craniofacial, and Compensatory Hyperhidrosis


Chapter 25:  Exciting New Uses of Botulinum Toxin Type A: Dermatology/Dermatologic Surgery and Beyond

Chapter 26:  Modulating Affect and Mood with Botulinum Toxin Injections: Psychosocial Implications of Neuromodulators

Chapter 27:  OnabotulinumtoxinA (BOTOX®) in Dermatology

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Author Information

Joel L. Cohen MD
Director of AboutSkin Dermatology and DermSurgery in Englewood and Lone Tree, CO, USA

David M Ozog MD
Chair Department of Dermatology, Director of Cosmetic Dermatology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA

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