Cosmetic Surgery

Paperback | April 15, 2008

byNorman Waterhouse

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Cosmetic surgery has become the subject of intense media and public interest in the last few years. It is unique amongst the surgical specialties in that prospective patients are directly targeted by advertising, and often, through the use of aggressive sales and marketing techniques. For thegeneral public and potential patients, understanding the procedures and accessing high-quality care is problematic, and independent professional advice from an appropriately trained and experienced doctor is essential. This advice should include a realistic assessment of the benefits andcomplications of any treatment.This book provides a clear and informative guide to cosmetic surgery and an overview of the range of procedures now available. The book also features an explanation of what makes a well-trained cosmetic surgeon and how to choose one. Individual chapters are devoted to specific procedures including,facelifting, breast surgery, eyelid and chin lifts, liposuction, lasers/peels, botox and fillers and abdominoplasty.

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Cosmetic surgery has become the subject of intense media and public interest in the last few years. It is unique amongst the surgical specialties in that prospective patients are directly targeted by advertising, and often, through the use of aggressive sales and marketing techniques. For thegeneral public and potential patients, unde...

Norman Waterhouse is a Consultant Plastic and Aesthetic Surgeon at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London, UK.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 0.34 inPublished:April 15, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:019921882X

ISBN - 13:9780199218820

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Choosing a surgeon3. Breast augmentation4. Breast reduction5. Mastopexy6. Abdominoplasty7. Liposuction8. Facelifts9. Rhinoplasty10. Eyelid and brow11. Genioplasty12. Lips13. Botox and fillers14. Glossary of terms

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"Been thinking about having a bit of work done? With cosmetic surgery, it's always best to know what's what and who's who before going ahead with any invasive treatment. Good then that consultant plastic and aesthetic surgeon Norman Waterhouse has released a must-read guide to the workings of the industry."--Brand New You