State of the Art in Blepharoplasty: From Surgery to the Avoidance of Complications (Hardcover)

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State of the Art in Blepharoplasty: From Surgery to the Avoidance of Complications (Hardcover)

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This book focuses on the surgical procedure for aesthetically correcting ageing defects of the eyelids. After a brief introduction and a section on the anatomy of the periorbital area, the latest innovative techniques are described in detail with the aid of high-quality images. The author also presents his laser-assisted blepharoplasty technique. The second part of the book provides an overview of the most common complications in blepharoplasty, and how to avoid them. In addition it guides readers through the treatment of complications. The application of the Single Suture Traction Technique (SSTT) popularised by the author, a useful tool to avoid and correct complications, is also presented in details. The inclusion of results, advantages, disadvantages, potential complications, tips and tricks make this book a valuable resource for plastic surgeons performing blepharoplasty.
Dr. Paraskevas (Vakis) Kontoes received his pharmacy degree from the University of Athens, Greece in 1980 and his medical degree in 1985 from the same university. He did his residency in Plastic Surgery in USA and UK. Since 1994, he is a specialist in Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic surgery. Currently, Dr. Kontoes is president, director and owner of the Laserlight Clinic, Athens, Greece and director of the plastic aesthetic and Laser surgery department at the Hygeia hospital in Athens, Greece.Dr. Kontoes was a founding member of the European Society for Laser Aesthetic Surgery (ESLAS) and served as president for the years 2010-2014. He has now been awarded with the title of honorary president of this society for life. Dr. Kontoes is an active member of ISAPS (International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery) and he has been elected as visiting professor for this society. He is also the education council Chair of ISAPS. He is a pioneer of Laser Aesthetic surgery in Greece and Europe. He is the author of more than 100 scientific publications, among them the innovative evolution of the Laser Blepharoplasty technique with the Single Suture Traction Technique (SSTT).
Product Details ISBN: 9783319526416
ISBN-10: 3319526413
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: May 4th, 2017
Pages: 112
Language: English