Tissue Glues in Cosmetic Surgery provides cosmetic surgeons with the comprehensive yet practical instruction they need to skillfully use tissue glues in their practices. For the cosmetic surgeon seeking to address patient requests for shorter scars and reduced morbidity, tissue glues provide a welcome solution.
These new tissue glues offer surgeons and their patients decided advantages in speed and convenience, recovery, comfort, and cosmetic outcome. Furthermore, they are especially appropriate for aesthetic surgery patients. They are particularly appealing for minimally invasive or short-scar procedures, where scar length and morbidity are primary considerations.
Written by the experts, this in-depth volume evaluates the different tissue adhesives available and provides the step-by-step guidance needed for using them for different applications, including brow lift, face lift, rhinoplasty, body contouring, breast surgery, and burns and craniofacial applications.
An accompanying CD includes operative video clips demonstrating glue application for various procedures:
- Endoscopic Browlift and Midface Suspension
- Tissue Glue Applications in Face and Neck Lift
- Tissue Glue Applications in Facial Plastic Surgery
The widening use of surgical adhesives makes a full understanding of their capabilities and limitations essential to the cosmetic surgeon. Tissue Glues in Cosmetic Surgery is the only volume available today to assemble and illustrate the critical information in concise, expertly written, and fully illustrated chapters.