The Laureates of the Journal “Aesthetic Medicine” in 2007
THE DISPUTE: Plastic Surgery Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow
The statement of a speciality “plastic surgery” – a pay to fashion or necessity?
About some problems of the development of plastic surgery in Russia
A LETTER TO THE EDITOR
The evolution of my views on plastics of face and neck
Is it possible to create a beautiful breast? The analysis of augmentation mammoplasty outcomes
The author reviews 137 clinical cases of augmentation mammoplasty. The role of surgical approach, implant positioning and drainage are discussed. Particular emphasis is placed on postoperative complications and their origin. Conclusions are made on the possibility to create a beautiful breast and obtain stable results after aesthetic breast surgery (augmentation mammoplasty).
A. Borovikov – A. Mikhailov
From compliments to debates. An afterword.
A «problem» patient at a beauty therapist
Certain aspects of medical and market relations between the physician and the patient in the field of paid medical services are considered. Analysis of the peculiarities of the physician’s and the patient’s mentality and its influence on achievement of success in beauty therapy is given. Examples of difficult situations and ways of getting over them are mentioned.
Experience of the use of socionics in plastic surgery
S. Kulagov and S. Kulagov, Jr.
An innovative socionics method on personality psychological type adapted to the clinical conditions is presented. Fundamental principles of using the method for differentiated approach to preparation, planning of medical treatment and rehabilitation of the patient are described. On the basis of determination of congenital type of the patient’s information metabolism, the hypothesis has been suggested that explains the motivation for correction of appearance.
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Skin barrier damage and xerosis. The ways of solving the problems
N. Kochergin and T. Belousova
A brief overview of the frequent skin state – xerosis, or skin dryness – is given. The problems of deficiency in protective barrier in such a case are covered. The causes of xerosis development as a phenotypic character (disease symptom) or as a response to influence of external irritative agents are specified. Various approaches to therapy of xerosis with additional inclusion of means for daily care of a dry skin are considered.
Contemporary conception of clinical peculiarities and therapy of psoriasis
L. Znamenskaya and E. Pirogova
Various clinical forms of psoriasis with the focus on the outpatient treatment are presented. Characteristics of the clinical aspects and peculiarities of the course of psoriasis is given. The data on the medication therapy at various stages of disease and in terms of the clinical aspects are introduced. Major medicines and methods of physical therapy currently used in outpatient and inpatient dermatologist’s practice are specified.
The therapy of psoriasis
E. Vorontsova and I. Zhukova
Radiowave lip and perioral area lifting: pilot studies
E. Gubanova and others
The results of the pilot studies of efficiency of lips and perioral area rejuvenation using the “Thermage” procedure based on the effects of monopolar radio-frequency radiation are given. Enhancement of the biomechanical characteristics of the skin after the procedure and the patients’ satisfaction with the results allow to recommend the use of this safe procedure alone or within a comprehensive approach to facial rejuvenation, known as “Thermolifting” procedure.
Comments on the article of E. Oleinikova, T. Goruynova, M. Antonova “Photopneumatic method in the treatment of acne”
E. Vasiljeva, N. Polonskaya, E. Alferova and S.Chizhova
The reasons of failures in aesthetic medicine
Moderators: V. Vissarionov and E. ShugininaParticipants: E. Karpova, S. Kulagov, E. Orekhova,N. Polonskaya, T. Popova, A. Povaluchina, I. Khrustalyova
BULLETIN OF SOSIETY OF AESTHETIC MEDICINE SPECIALISTS
Medicine of longevity and quality of life
(an interview with E. Chaikovskaya)
Chinese botulinic toxin: Russian experts ask