Harriet S.MeyerMD, Contributing EditorJonathan D.EldredgeMLS, PhD, Journal Review EditorRobertHoganMD, adviser for new media
by William P. Coleman, III, C. William Hanke, Thomas H. Alt, and Saul Asken, 2nd ed, 472 pp, with illus, $169, ISBN 0-8151-1460-5, St Louis, Mo, Mosby, 1997.
This is the second edition of a textbook by dermatologists that celebrates and illustrates the many contributions they and other physicians have made to the field of cosmetic surgery. Such contributions, as discussed in this textbook, include advances in laser surgery, combined techniques for chemical peeling, tumescent local anesthesia for liposuction, botulinum toxin for wrinkles, and punch excision for acne scars. This second edition has been expanded by eight chapters to 28 total.
Surgery of the SkinCosmetic Surgery of the Skin: Principles and Techniques. JAMA. 1998;280(2):196-197. doi:10.1001/jama.280.2.196-JBK0708-5-1