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Botulinum Toxin in Aesthetic Medicine
by Mauricio de Maio

Features of Botulinum Toxin in Aesthetic Medicine

  • First book covering advanced indications and techniques in aesthetic medicine
  • Hands-on book with step-by-step approach
  • Illustrated throughout with high-quality color photographs
  • Reader-friendly format: All chapters with homogenous structure and uniform format with ‘Tips and Tricks’ section

Written by two renowned international experts, Botulinum Toxin in Aesthetic Medicine gives a brilliant overview of the use of botulinum toxin A in aesthetic medicine, including patient selection and evaluation, as well as rules and requirements.

The book provides hands-on information for the most common indications, such as:

  • forehead and glabella
  • lateral brow lift
  • crow’s feet and lower eyelid
  • bunny lines and marionette lines
  • nose and nasolabial folds
  • cheeks and "gummy smile"
  • upper and lower lip
  • the chin and neck

Also included are more advanced indications, such as facial asymmetries, Btx-A lifting and microinjection techniques. Combination therapy and complications are also covered and a section with tips and tricks makes this book an invaluable resource for the practicing dermatologist, plastic surgeon and all other physicians interested in the field of aesthetic medicine.


1. Overview of Botulinum Toxin

  • Different Subtypes of Botulinum Toxin
  • Mode of Action
  • Antidote
  • Different Products
  • Units of Botulinum Toxin
  • Off-Label Use
  • New Drugs
  • Evidence Behind the Use of BNT-A
  • Efficacy: Optimal Dosage
  • Effectiveness: Dosages
  • Safety
  • Short-term Safety: Eyelid Ptosis
  • Long-term Safety: Eyelid Ptosis
  • Marketing and Evidence

2. Patient Selection

  • Indications for BNT
  • Contraindications

3. Requirements and Rules

  • Documentation
  • Staff
  • Technical Requirements

4. Injection Technique

  • Standard Technique
  • Microinjection Technique
  • Other Techniques

5. The Most Common Indications

  • Forehead
  • Glabella
  • Brow lift
  • Crow’s Feet and Lower Eyelid
  • Bunny Lines
  • Nose
  • Nasolabial Fold
  • Cheek Lines
  • Gummy smile
  • Upper and Lower Lip Wrinkling
  • Marionette Lines
  • Cobblestone chin
  • Platysmal bands

6. Advanced Indications and Techniques

  • Facial Asymmetries
  • Facial Lifting
  • Treatment with Microinjections

7. Safety of Botulinum Toxin in Aesthetic Medicine

  • Adverse Side Effects Due to Injection
  • Adverse Events Due to Local Diffusion/Distribution
  • Adverse Events Due to Hyperactivity of Adjacent Muscles/Brow Malposition
  • Adverse Events due to Generalized Distribution
  • Allergies to Botulinum Toxin-A
  • Formation of Antibodies

8. Combination Therapy – The Microlift Procedure

  • Botulinum Toxin and Chemical Peels
  • Botulinum Toxin and Laser Resurfacing
  • Botulinum Toxin and Fillers
  • Botulinum Toxin and Brow Lift with Suspension Threads
  • Botulinum Toxin, Eye Surgery & Other Tiny Details
  • Botulinum Toxin and Facelift
  • The Microlift Procedure: BNT-A as an Important Ally!
  • Tips and Tricks


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Botulinum Toxin in Aesthetic Medicine
by Mauricio de Maio
2007 • 137 pages • $118.00 + shipping
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