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Cosmetic Dermatology for Skin of Color

By Dr. Murad Alam, Dr. Ashish C. Bhatia, Roopal V. Kundu, Simon S. Yoo

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Format: Hardcover, 186 pages
Other Information: ill
Published In: United States, 01 February 2009
The definitive guide to adapting cosmetic procedures to skin of color A Doody's Core Title for 2011! "This book is informative about treating patients with darker skin and I would recommend it to any dermatologist who sees these patients. The authors' presentations are unbiased and their conclusions are clear. I know I will reread many of the chapters when I see patients with skin types 4-6. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service Cosmetic Dermatology for Skin of Color expertly explains how patient assessment, surgical intervention, and medical treatment (including cosmeceuticals) differ for patients with pigmented skin. Presented in full color, the book demonstrates ways to improve efficacy, reduce treatment time, and minimize adverse effects in this special patient population. This book picks up where other books on cosmetic and laser dermatology leave off. Cosmetic Dermatology for Skin of Color is the first resource that focuses on every aspect of care, helping you optimize patient outcomes for virtually every kind of procedure. FEATURES: All the procedural and technological know-how you need to successfully treat patients with more heavily pigmented skin Templated, easy-to-navigate chapters provide detailed overviews of: --Patient assessment --Patient selection --Device/treatment selection --Device use, dose/setting selection --Treatment regimen --Postoperative care --Management of adverse events Full coverage of all procedures for ethnic skin types, including microdermabrasion and superficial peels, dermal rejuvenation, nonablative laser and intensed pulsed light, and liposuction Important reviews of hyperpigmentation, hypopigmentation, the development of hypertrophic scars, and other issues specific to skin of color A separate chapter on cosmeceuticals, which highlights their benefits in day-to-day clinical practice 190 full-color illustrations

Table of Contents

Contributors Preface Acknowledgments 1. Defining Skin of Color, Sejal K. Shah and Andrew F. Alexis 2. Evaluation of the Ethnic Skin Patient Presenting for Cosmetic Procedures, Roopal V. Kundu and Rebat M. Halder 3. Potential Adverse Effects After Procedures in Ethnic Skin, Henry Hin-Lee Chan and Changhuh Huh 4. The Consent Process for Procedures in Ethnic Skin, Siegrid S. Yu 5. Epidermal and Color Improvement in Ethnic Skin: Microdermabrasion and Superficial Peels, Diana Leu and Simon S. Yoo 6. Epidermal and Dermal Color Improvement in Ethnic Skin: Pigment Lasers and Lights, Nicola P.Y. Chan and Henry Hin-Lee Chan 7. Dermal Color Improvement in Ethnic Skin: Vascular Lasers and Lights, Taro Kono and Henry Hin-Lee Chan 8. Nonablative Dermal Resurfacing in Ethnic Skin: Laser and Intense Pulsed Light, Suneel Chilukuri and Ashish C. Bhatia 9. Ablative Dermal Resurfacing in Ethnic Skin: Laser, Deep Peels, and Dermabrasion, Tina Bhutani and Sonia R. Batra 10. Hair Removal in Ethnic Skin: Laser, Lights, and Medical and Mechanical Epilation, Roopal V. Kundu 11. Liposuction in Ethnic Skin, Murad Alam 12. Nonsurgical Tightening and Lifting in Ethnic Skin, Vic A. Narurkar 13. Surgical Lifting and Tightening in Ethnic Skin, David J. Kouba, Kee-Yang Chung, and Ronald L. Moy 14. Cosmeceuticals in Ethnic Skin, Zoe Diana Draelos 15. Treatment of Melasma, Jennifer Y. Lin, Joyce Teng Ee Lim, and Henry Hin-Lee Chan 16. Treatment of Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra, James C. Collyer and Susan Leu 17. Postinflammatory Hyperpigmentation, Yan I. Zhu 18. Treatment of Acne Scarring in Ethnic Skin, Greg J. Goodman 19. Treatment of Keloids and Hypertrophic Scars in Ethnic Skin, Voraphol Vejjabhinanta, Keyvan Nouri, and Asha R. Patel 20. Special Considerations in African American Skin, Cheryl M. Burgess 21. Special Considerations in Asian/Far Eastern Skin, Henry Hin-Lee Chan and Stephanie G.Y. Ho 22. Special Considerations in Indian/Near Eastern Skin, Joslyn N. Witherspoon, Richard H. Huggins, and Murad Alam 23. Special Considerations in Latino Skin, Joseph F. Greco and Teresa Soriano Index

About the Author

Murad Alam, MD, is Chief, Section of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery, and Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, Otolaryngology, and Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL. Ashish C. Bhatia, MD, FAAD,, Director, River North Dermatology & Dermatologic Surgery, DuPage Medical Group, Naperville, IL; Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Dermatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL Roopal V. Kundu, MD, Director, Northwestern Center for Ethnic Skin, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL; Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY Simon S. Yoo, MD, is an Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL Henry Hin-Lee Chan, MD, FRCP, Honorary Associate Clinical Professor, Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, People's Republic of China; Visiting Scientist, Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

EAN: 9780071487764
ISBN: 007148776X
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Medical
Dimensions: 27.94 x 22.1 x 2.03 centimetres (1.07 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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