This book offers clinical physicians and plastic surgeons a detailed and comprehensive overview of the nonsurgical techniques used for rejuvenation of the lips and eyes. A key aim is to provide practical guidelines for patient selection in order to optimize the choice of treatment in different circumstances. These guidelines will assist in ensuring that the selected rejuvenation technique and the number of applications are appropriate to the specific disorder being treated, thereby maximizing benefits and minimizing side effects.
The book explains pretreatment evaluation and describes a wide variety of rejuvenation techniques, including the use of hyaluronic acid fillers, botulinum toxins, skin needling, chemical peels, radiofrequency, ultrasound, and fractional lasers (ablative and nonablative). Contraindications to and complications of the various treatments are clearly identified. A notable feature is the emphasis placed on the role of combined treatments and how they can work in a complementary way to deliver optimal outcomes. The integrated, less invasive approach to periorbital and lip rejuvenation described here by acknowledged experts in the field will enable practitioners to choose with confidence the best aesthetic procedures and innovative tools for their patients.
Gabriella Fabbrocini MD, PhD, is Associate Professor of Venereal and Cutaneous Diseases in the Division of Dermatology and Venereology, Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery, University of Naples Federico II, Italy. After earning degrees in Medicine and Health Statistics, she specialized in Dermatology at University of Naples Federico II. Her field of interest ranges from acne, hidradenitis, dermoscopy, melanoma, photodermatology, and alopecia to the dermocosmetic care of chemotherapy skin reactions. Dr. Fabbrocini is the author of 148 articles in high-impact/indexed national/international journals and an author or co-author of 17 volumes in the dermatological field. She is a member of the Italian Acne Board, the Mediterranean Acne Board (founding member), SIDEMAST, the American Academy of Dermatology, EADV and the Italian Womens Dermatologic Association (President).
Maria Pia De Padova, MD, PhD, is Head of the Dermatology Service at Clinic Villa Nigrisoli, Bologna, Italy. She specializes in videodermoscopy or the study of pigmented skin lesions and skin cancer prevention. Dr. De Padova earned her medical degree with honors and has been researching in the fields of allergology, nails, and hair disorders. She belongs to the steering group of the Italian Society of Aesthetic Medicine and is a member of the organizing committee of the Italian Womens Dermatologic Association. She is also a member of the Italian Acne Club and of ADNEXA (association of experts in the field of the sebaceous gland diseases). Dr. De Padova is the author of over 60 original articles and co-author of various volumes of dermatological and aesthetic interest.
Antonella Tosti, MD, is Professor of Dermatology at the Leonard Miller School of Medicine University in Miami, Fl., USA. She is internationally recognized as an expert on hair and nail disorders and contact dermatitis.. She is a past president of the European Nail Society, the Council for Nail
Disorders, the Italian Society of Contact Dermatitis, the European Hair Research Society and the European Womens Dermatological Society. Professor Tosti is honorary member of the American Dermatological Association, Canadian Dermatological Association, Pacific Dermatologic Association, Colombian Society of Dermatology, and Sociedade Brasileira de Dermatologia. She has published more than 670 articles on dermatology and aesthetic medicine, and authored or edited more than 20 volumes in her fields of interest. She has received the Best Doctors of America Award in 2013 and 2014 and the Maria Duran Medal, awarded by the International Society of Dermatology to women doctors who are leaders in dermatology.