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Cosmetic Dermatology: Principles and Practice [Kindle Edition]

Leslie Baumann
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Book Description

* A "first" in cosmetic dermatology
* The latest drugs, topical agents and non-invasive procedures
* 231 illustrations including 77 color photographs

1)Scientific answers to everyday cosmetic problems
2)Clinical, factual and practical
3)Toward evidence-based medicine in cosmetic dermatology

This outstanding text should serve as a spur to the medical community to insist upon well-researched cosmetic procedures.

The new text Cosmetic Dermatology: Principles and Practice is designed to help you?
* Understand the basic science of the skin and the factors affecting its appearance
* Comprehend the factors contributing to premature aging of the skin
* Responsibly answer your patients' questions about the efficacy of skin care products
* Feel confident when asked to recommend over-the-counter products
* Learn the basics about collagen injections, botulinum toxin injections and chemical peels

Get an unbiased review of the data available on various cosmetic products and procedures. Separate the facts form the myths in the aesthetic industry.

Editorial Reviews

About the Author

Dr. Baumann is Director of Cosmetic Dermatology at the University of Miami, the first such department in the country. She writes chapters for Gellis/Kagan: CURRENT PEDIATRIC THERAPY by WBS and our own DIGM. She is the primary investigator for a wrinkle study conducted by Allergan. She is one of 12 consultants for Elizabeth Arden, and she writes a monthly column entitled �Your Cosmetic Practice� for Skin and Aging, a magazine for dermatologists with a subscriber list of 8,000. She has recently been quoted in TIME Magazine (October 11, 1999 issue) advocating a more cautious approach to cosmetic procedures.

Product Details

  • File Size: 7158 KB
  • Print Length: 226 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Up to 4 simultaneous devices, per publisher limits
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional; 1 edition (March 21, 2002)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,680,407 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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24 of 26 people found the following review helpful
I bought this book a week ago and finished it today.I find it quite interesting,informative and different from the books written on this subject.
Author has covered most of the topics related to Cosmetic Dermatology and explained all the different cosmetic procedures in a very simple and easy way.Pictures are also clear and diagrams are helping allot in understanding the different skin procedures.
I recommend this book to all my fellow dermatology colleagues
and those related to the field of Cosmetics.
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good for beginner. February 6, 2007
This book is good for beginner in cosmetic dermology, who want to know the basic concept and concise knowledges.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Just what I was looking for June 26, 2013
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This was just what I was looking for and it came in great condition. I am actually just a curious individual not a professional of any sort, but I find it both interesting and informative.
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More About the Author

Dr. Leslie Baumann is an internationally renowned board certified dermatologist; NY Times best‐selling author; media personality and lecturer; CEO of the Baumann Cosmetic & Research Institute ‐ a full‐service research, educational and medical services facility serving the cosmetic, pharmaceutical, and healthcare industries; and CEO of Skin Type Solutions™ ‐ the revolutionary beauty brand and skin typing system providing consumer's with a reliable source of information on all things relative to skin and body care. Known around the world, Dr. Baumann most recently was named one of the most influential visionaries in the beauty industry by Allure magazine (March 2010).

Dr. Baumann received her medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine and did her residency at University of Miami where for 12 years she was a Professor of Dermatology and Chief of the Division of Cosmetic Dermatology. Dr. Baumann was also the Founder of the University Of Miami Cosmetic Medicine & Research Institute, the first academic center of its kind in the US.

With over 3 million readers, Dr. Baumann authors the popular twice weekly Yahoo! Health blog "The Skin Guru'' as well as writing a twice monthly column in the Miami Herald where she joins acclaimed columnists Dave Barry, Carl Hiassen and Pulitzer winning Leonard Pitts, Jr. She authored Cosmetic Dermatology: Principles and Practice (McGraw‐Hill 2009), the best‐selling cosmetic dermatology textbook in the world with recent editions in 8 additional languages ‐ as well as the NY Times best‐selling book, The Skin Type Solution (Bantam 2005) focusing on her revolutionary, patent‐pending skin typing system, Baumann Skin Types®. Baumann Skin Types® is the new gold standard for skin typing in the dermatology world based on Dr. Baumann's many years of scientific validation and being on the fore‐front of dermatology research and drug trials.

Dr. Baumann's unique and valuable combination of physician, active researcher and former professor has resulted in her involvement in many of the most recent and notable clinical trials in cosmetic medicine ‐ Botox, Dysport, Hylaform, Sculptra, Juvederm, Tri‐Luma ‐ as well as numerous 'Phase 3 clinicals' for the FDA. She lectures frequently throughout the world on cosmetic dermatological issues and through the Baumann Cosmetic & Research Institute ‐ and with use of her proprietary skin typing system and brand Skin Type Solutions™‐ Dr. Baumann and her research team are currently studying the role of genetics in determining skin type. In addition, the institute oversees a well regarded training program for international dermatologists.

Dr. Baumann is frequently sought out by the media - both domestically and internationally. Her many TV appearances include Good Morning America, the Today Show, the Discovery Channel, and in December 2010 she will host a PBS TV show - "Skin Type Solutions". She is the proud mother of two young boys ‐ and is passionate about skin care and the history of the skin care industry owing to her vintage compact and vintage cosmetic advertisement collection.


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