Chapter 01. Introduction to Facial Esthetics and PRF
Chapter 02. Facial Anatomy and Biology and the Effects of Aging
Chapter 03. Photography in Facial Esthetics
Chapter 04. Consultation for the Facial Esthetic Patient
Chapter 05. Consultation for the Hair Loss Patient
Chapter 06. Use of PRF in Facial Esthetics
Chapter 07. Biology of Microneedling
Chapter 08. Injection Techniques with PRF
Chapter 09. Hair Regeneration with PRF
Chapter 10. Lasers in Facial Esthetics: Biologic Rationale and
Chapter 11. Future Trends in Esthetic Medicine
Facial esthetics has become one of the fastest-growing industries in the world. As the field continues to evolve and patients demand more and more of practitioners, it is clear that both the beginner as well as the advanced practitioner seek convenient, safe, and effective therapies, and this book provides just that. Written in collaboration with international experts from various fields of medicine, including basic scientists, clinician-scientists, experts in laser therapy and photography, as well as plastic surgeons and hair restorative surgeons, this book collectively offers a comprehensive approach to using platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) in facial esthetics. PRF has been used for decades in regenerative medicine, and slowly it has made its way into the medical esthetic arena, often used in combination with other leading therapies to support minimally invasive esthetic procedures. This book therefore starts at the beginning, first exploring the biology and anatomy of the skin and hair before turning to a discussion of photographic record-keeping and patient consultation. Then follow chapters on the biology of platelet concentrates and microneedling, skin and hair regeneration, lasers, and the use of PRF in plastic surgery. The final chapter looks to the future and considers what else could be possible. If you perform any facial esthetic procedures in your office or want to learn how, this book is a must.
• Catherine Davies, MBBCh, MBA, is a medical doctor practicing in Johannesburg, South Africa, with a special interest in esthetics, regenerative medicine, and hair restoration. She has over 14 years of experience in FUE hair transplant surgery. She is board certified in stem cell medicine from the A4M Academy in the United States. Dr Davies frequently lectures and trains on medical procedures and is passionate about medical education. She recently featured in and produced an international medical TV show called Outpatients, which is on its third successful season and airs in 180 countries. Her passion is to drive social change through the use of media. She is the proud mother of three children.
• Richard J. Miron, DDS, BMSc, MSc, PhD, Dr med dent, is currently the lead educator and researcher at Advanced PRF Education and is Adjunct Visiting Faculty in the Department of Periodontology at the University of Bern in Switzerland, where he completed his PhD studies. He has published over 200 peer-reviewed articles and lectures internationally on many topics relating to growth factors, bone biomaterials, and guided bone regeneration. He is widely considered one of the top contributors to research in dentistry, having recently won the ITI André Schroeder Prize, the IADR Young Investigator of the Year in the field of implant dentistry, as well as the IADR Socransky Research Award in the field of periodontology. Dr Miron has written two best-selling textbooks in regenerative dentistry, including Next-Generation Biomaterials for Bone & Periodontal Regeneration (Quintessence, 2019), and he's just getting started.