Medical Aesthetics Reference Book Released

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Dr. Dariush Honardoust provides information resource for doctors, nurses, and aestheticians

Authored by Dr. Dariush Honardoust, Essentials of Medical Aesthetics is an illustrated reference book that describes medical aesthetics with discussion of skin anatomy and physiology, methods for the treatment of skin aging and rejuvenation, most common skin problems and their management, facial and body countering techniques, and other relevant subjects. This book is a useful reference guide in medical aesthetics for doctors, nurses and aestheticians.

The book discusses diet and foods associated with skin health, skin types and most common skin disorders. In particular, acne and acne rosacea, etiology, management and treatment are described. Scientific information on skin wound healing can find a comprehensive yet concise and informative section in this book. The etiology and types of scar formation after injury is also explained.

The book also covers biology of skin aging including causes of aging, UV radiation and photo aging, methods for improvement of premature skin aging, skin care procedures such as laser rejuvenation, medical chemical peels and use of anti-aging products. In addition, microdermabrasion, photo-laser and laser hair reduction are thoroughly explained. It gives readers substantial information about Botox and dermal fillers and techniques to perform satisfactory corrective injections. The most popular facial and body countering techniques such as nonsurgical nose job, cheek, chin and lips enhancement and non-surgical breast augmentation and lypolysis by mesotherapy are presented. It contains other subjects such as patient consultation and assessment, laser safety, microbiology and medical infection control for medical aesthetics.

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About the Author
The president and chief director of the Canadian Association of Medical Spas and Aesthetic Surgeons, Dr. Dariush Honardoust has trained and worked in Canada since 1996. His main interests in the field of aesthetic medicine include non-surgical face and body contouring, therapeutic and cosmetic botulinum toxin treatment, dermal fillers, chemical peels, and laser cosmetics. His research interests include development of an innovative engineered skin and characterizing the role of Small Leucine-rich Proteoglycans (SLRPs) in the prevention of hypertrophic scar formation after burn, traumatic, acne and surgical wounds as well as dermal scars after cosmetic laser operations. He has been conducting his research in wound healing research group and received his doctorate specialty in Cranio-Facial / Dental from the Faculty of Dentistry, University of British Colombia and postdoctoral training from the department of Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery, University of Alberta, Canada. He is also a consultant advisor in aesthetic medicine for some Canadian and US investment firms.

Essentials of Medical Aesthetics * by Dr. Dariush Honardoust
Essentials of Medical Aesthetics
Publication Date: November 22, 2011
Picture Book; $196; 196 pages; 978-1-4653-7891-0
Picture Book Hardcover; $196; 196 pages; 978-1-4653-7892-7

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