The A to Z of Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery

The A to Z of Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery


By (author) Carol Ann Rinzler, Foreword by Robert T. Grant, Foreword by Stanley Darrow

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  • Publisher: CHECKMARK BOOKS
  • Format: Paperback | 352 pages
  • Dimensions: 185mm x 231mm x 23mm | 590g
  • Publication date: 15 February 2009
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0816079080
  • ISBN 13: 9780816079087
  • Edition: 1
  • Illustrations note: index, bibliography, glossary, cross-references
  • Sales rank: 1,081,715

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From Botox[registered] to rhinoplasty - an A-to-Z guide to plastic surgery. In more than 400 entries, "The A to Z of Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery" provides sound information on cosmetic and plastic surgery for general readers and professionals alike. This new title covers all aspects of this popular topic, detailing surgical techniques and practices, medical conditions, social controversies, and the history of cosmetic and plastic surgery. A glossary explains key terms and common jargon, and appendixes include medical associations, journals, and Web sites.Entries cover: Aging and cosmetic surgery; Biographies of current and historical figures in the field of cosmetic surgery; Body organs and systems involved in and affected by plastic surgery; Diseases and disorders treatable with plastic surgery; Drugs, chemicals, and tools used in plastic surgery; Historical advances in plastic surgery; Nonsurgical alternatives to cosmetic and plastic surgery; Plastic surgery procedures, techniques, and practices; Popular cosmetic surgeries - from Botox[registered] injections and face-lifts to breast implants and liposuction; and, more.

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Author information

Carol Ann Rinzler is the author of 19 books on food, health, and nutrition, including The New Complete Book of Food, Second Edition for Facts On File and Checkmark Books. She lives in New York. Robert T. Grant, M.D., M.Sc., F.A.C.S., is acting chief of the combined Divisions of Plastic Surgery at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and resides in New York. Stanley Darrow, D.D.S., F.A.C.D., F.A.G.D., was a professor in the Department of Operative Dentistry for 23 years and conducted a private practice in New York City, where he continues to practice today.