A Practical Guide to Chemical Peels, Microdermabrasion & by Rebecca Small MD FAAFP

By Rebecca Small MD FAAFP

A sensible advisor to Chemical Peels Microdermabrasion and Topical Products

This 3rd quantity in the Cosmetic Procedures series information a vast array of minimally invasive beauty epidermis tactics. despite your adventure point with aesthetic drugs, this reference offers important evidence and procedural advice readers can follow on to day-by-day perform. content material positive factors step by step directions for chemical peels and different in-office exfoliation remedies and day-by-day domestic skincare regimens to regard sun-damaged and in advance elderly dermis, pimples, rosacea, and hyperpigmentation.

Detailed coverage  encompasses the fundamentals of aesthetic medication, together with proper anatomy, objective areas, and parts to be refrained from to assist enhance results and reduce hassle dangers. each one bankruptcy specializes in a skincare process or topical product routine. Full-color layout and illustrations increase knowing of every method and relief in retention of crucial info. step by step directions consultant readers via every one method to quickly collect procedural ability. handy spouse site comprises video clips that supply a surgeon’s-eye-view of the procedures.

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• unique coverage encompasses the fundamentals of aesthetic medication, together with proper anatomy, objective areas, and components to be refrained from to assist enhance results and reduce hassle dangers.

• good prepared chapters specialise in a skincare process or topical product regimen.

• Full-color layout and illustrations boost knowing of every method and reduction in retention of crucial information.

• step by step directions guide you thru each one process to swiftly collect procedural ability.

• handy better half website contains video clips that offer you a surgeon’s-eye-view of the procedures.

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In general, Glogau types I–III tend Fitzpatrick skin type Skin color Reaction to sun I very white or freckled always burns II white usually burns III white to olive sometimes burns IV brown rarely burns V dark brown very rarely burns VI black never burns FIGURE 20 ● Fitzpatrick skin types. indd 21 01/10/12 6:57 PM 22 Type I Mild photoaging Chemical Peels, Microdermabrasion, & Topical Products Type II Type III Moderate photoaging Advanced photoaging Type IV Severe photoaging • Mild pigmentary changes • Early solar lentigines • Obvious dyschromia and telangiectasias • Sallow (yellow-gray) color • No keratoses • Rare keratoses, mainly palpable • Visible keratoses • Keratoses and skin malignancies • Minimal or no wrinkles • Wrinkles seen only with facial expression • Wrinkles seen at rest • Wrinkles throughout, little normal skin Patient age: 20s Patient age: 30s or 40s Patient age: 50s Patient age: 60s or 70s Minimal or no makeup Usually wears some foundation Always wears heavy foundation Can’t wear makeup ‘cakes and cracks’ FIGURE 21 ● Glogau classification.

Skin hydration status can be determined by history and examination. Patients with dehydrated dry skin often report a tight sensation after cleansing and on examination have a dull complexion, and may have skin flaking. Patients with oily skin typically report shininess throughout the day, particularly in the forehead, nose, and chin (“T-zone”). Determining patients’ skin hydration helps guide product selection, particularly with cleansers and moisturizers, as most companies define their products for use by skin hydration.

Photodocumentation Photographs are recommended prior to treatment, midway through a series of treatments, and posttreatment. Consistent lighting and positioning is important when documenting skin care treatments, as improvements are subtle and can be challenging to capture photographically. Patients are typically positioned for photographs fully upright looking straight ahead. Photographs are taken of the full face from the front, 45 degrees and 90 degrees and zoomed in on areas with specific findings.

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