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June 1985

Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Author Affiliations

San Antonio, Tex

Arch Otolaryngol. 1985;111(6):417. doi:10.1001/archotol.1985.00800080103020

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The editors are both Canadian plastic surgeons and have included many internationally renowned plastic surgeons as their contributing authors. However, they still accounted for the authorship of 13 of the 29 chapters, so the work greatly reflects their experience and concepts. This textbook is a large work with 720 pages of text, liberally including patient photographs, illustrations, and procedural techniques. The first section provides a general introduction to aesthetic plastic surgery, including a historical review of the subject as well as a chapter on the design and management of the aesthetic surgeon's office and surgery suite. The chapter on drugs for outpatient surgery is short, but concise and practical. A very important chapter on photography is included.

The entire second section is devoted to a discussion of septorhinoplasty. It is well illustrated and quite easy to follow. One interesting chart shows the operative sequences in rhinoplasty comparing the steps according

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