Cosmetic surgery book from C.H.I.P.S.

Aesthetics and Cosmetic Surgery for Darker Skin Types
edited by Pearl E. Grimes

This unique book is the only comprehensive guide to both surgical and nonsurgical cosmetic treatment of patients with darker skin pigmentation, including patients of African, Asian, and Latin descent.

Aesthetics and Cosmetic Surgery for Darker Skin Types is authored by a wide range of international experts in this field from all continents and edited by a world-renowned researcher and academician on the topic of pigmentation disorders.

Practical, concise chapters cover all common surgical and nonsurgical treatment approaches and address the broad range of cosmetic issues facing patients with darker skin pigmentation.

More than 350 full-color illustrations complement the text.


General Considerations for Cosmetic Surgery

  1. Beauty: A Historical and Societal Perspective
  2. Structural and Physiologic Differences in the Skin of Darker Racial Ethnic Groups
  3. Aging Face of Darker Racial Ethnic Groups
  4. Outcomes in Aesthetic Cosmetic Surgery: Patient Satisfaction
  5. Evaluation and Design of Cosmetic Research Studies
  6. Cosmetic Issues of Concern for Potential Surgical Patients
  7. Informed Consent and Treating the Cosmetic Patient
  8. Photography for Cosmetic Surgery

Use of Cosmeceuticals and Pharmacologic Agents

  1. Skin-Lightening Agents
  2. Topical Retinoids in Ethnic Skin
  3. Antioxidants
  4. Photoprotection

Therapies for Dyschromias

  1. Laser Therapies for Disorders of Hyperpigmentation
  2. Cosmetic Leukodermas: Therapeutic Approaches
  3. The Surgical Approach for Vitiligo

Resurfacing Procedures

  1. Microdermabrasion
  2. Superficial Chemical Peels
  3. Medium Depth Chemical Peels and Deep Chemical Peels
  4. Ablative and Non-Ablative Resurfacing in Darker Skin

Facial Tightening Procedures

  1. Surgical Tightening Procedures
  2. Non-Surgical Tightening Procedures

Non-Invasive Wrinkle Correction

  1. Botulinum Toxin
  2. Fillers in Ethnic Skin

Correction of Specific Anatomic Imperfections

  1. Blepharoplasty for Asian Eyes
  2. Blepharoplasty in Black and Hispanic Eyes
  3. Ethnic Rhinoplasty
  4. Reduction and Augmentation of the Breasts
  5. Body Contouring Procedures
  6. Vascular Surgery in Darker Racial Ethnic Groups

Surgical Approaches for Hair Disorders

  1. Alopecias and Hair Restoration in Women
  2. Hair Transplantation for Men
  3. Laser Hair Removal in Darker Racial Ethnic Groups


  1. The Pathogenesis of Keloids
  2. Medical and Surgical Therapies for Keloids
  3. Cosmetic Aspects of Common Benign Tumors
  4. Surgical Treatment of Skin Cancers in Darker Racial Ethnic Groups


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Aesthetics and Cosmetic Surgery
for Darker Skin Types

edited by Pearl E. Grimes
2008 (available now) 352 pages $1784.00 + shipping
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