19 May 2013
An essential resource for making an informed decision about cosmetic surgery. In this comprehensive guide, Antonia Mariconda, an expert on plastic surgery, provides consumers with clear and impartial advice on how to choose a well-qualified and experienced surgeon. She describes the surgical options available for each body part and explains each procedure in detail, including the minimum before-care and aftercare. Organized by body area and procedure, this fully illustrated reference includes: Facial rejuvenation techniques, such as browlift, blepharoplasty (eyelids), facelift/necklift, rhinoplasty(nose), chin augmentation, otoplasty (ear pinning), facial fat grafting and sculpting, injectables and dental Breast augmentation, breast lift, breast reduction, male breast reduction, nipple reduction and inverted nipple repair Body contouring procedures, such as tummy tuck, liposuction, buttock augmentation, body lifts and anti-cellulite treatments Non-surgical techniques, such as lasers, thermage, Fraxel and Titan Mariconda also addresses the psychological and physical problems that could arise from too many procedures, and she evaluates the future of cosmetic surgery and the potential impact of stem cell research. Cosmetic Surgery Companion answers all the questions the booming number of consumers interested in cosmetic surgery will have -- and should have -- when beginning to consult a surgeon. It is an essential resource for anyone who is considering or has decided to undergo cosmetic surgery.