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  • Genre:MEDICAL
  • SubGenre:Dermatology
  • Language:English
  • Pages:112
  • Paperback ISBN:9781543918878

Cosmetic & Therapeutic Botulinum Toxin

Botox Administration

by Dariush Honardoust

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Overview
This textbook provides a concise yet comprehensive overview of cosmetic and therapeutic administration of Botulinum Toxin (Botox) for the treatment of facial lines and wrinkles, facelift, facial slimming, temporal eyebrow lift, hyperhidrosis, bruxism, migraines, and TMJ pain. Discussion on injection techniques, drug reconstitution ans storage, contraindications, and pre-care and post-treatment are also covered.
Description
This textbook provides a concise yet comprehensive overview of cosmetic and therapeutic administration of Botulinum Toxin (Botox) for the treatment of facial lines and wrinkles, facelift, facial slimming, temporal eyebrow lift, hyperhidrosis, bruxism, migraines, and TMJ pain. Discussion on injection techniques, drug reconstitution and storage, contraindications, pre-assessment and post-treatment are also covered. The topics include parameters used for effective treatment and skin rejuvenation. Safe injection techniques, injection points, dosing and facial anatomy are discussed in details. Discussion of the management and treatment of adverse side effects, the benefits, expected results and outcomes, and available alternative options are also presented. Focus on patient consultation, selection and education, safety and efficacy issues and important criteria for a successful treatment outcome in this textbook make it a very good source for quick reference.
About the author
Dr. Dariush Honardoust has earned his academic qualifications in Canada including PhD in Craniofacial, from Faculty of Dentistry, University of British Columbia, Post-doctorate research training from Division of Surgery, University of Alberta, and Master's degree in Anatomy & Cell Biology, University of Western Ontario. The highlights of his qualifications include excellent record of teaching and clinical / research productivity and manuscript publications, conducting research projects and training graduate and undergraduate students, and curriculum development. Dr. Honardoust is the chief director of the Canadian Association of Medical Spas and Aesthetic Surgeons. He also serves as a professor at the prestigious BC Academy of Medical Aesthetics and Skin Care in Greater Vancouver, British Columbia Canada.
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