Spanning several surgical subspecialties, Facial Paralysis: A Comprehensive Rehabilitative Approach is a one-stop resource for any surgeon performing facial plastic surgery.
Mark K. Wax, MD, is a professor in the departments of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and Oral-Maxillo Facial Surgery at Oregon Health and Sciences University. He is also the residency program director and the director of the microvascular and reconstructive surgery fellowship. Dr. Wax is a past president of the American Head and Neck Society (AHNS) and has been instrumental in the founding of a reconstructive committee for AHNS. As the co-coordinator for education for the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, he was responsible for the educational activities of the largest otolaryngology society in the United States. For more than a decade, Dr. Wax has had an interest in reconstructive surgery. He has more than 200 publications in the field and has been invited to present lectures on reconstruction in many different venues.
Formatted like the bestselling "Pasha" (Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery) pocket guide, this text provides a condensed amount of high-yield information with a multidisciplinary approach to bring a broader range of insight into complex clinical challenges. Combining key insights from senior and junior authors, each chapter provides a unique perspective on the relevant information needed by those getting themselves established within the field.
Key features include:Contributions by leaders in the fieldTabs for each section for quick accessKey terms and notes in bold and italics
· One of the first books to focus exclusively on the midfacial area
· Highly illustrated and with clear, step-by-step instructions on performing a variety of midface lifts, implants, sutures, grafts, and fillers
· Over 300 full color images
· Includes in-depth chapters on midfacial anatomy and the anatomic basis of aging
· Multiple approaches to midfacial rejuvenation by well-known surgeons in fields such as oculoplastics, facial plastics, general plastics, and dermatologists
Key Features:A chapter on anesthesia complications helps the reader comprehend, appreciate, and anticipate the risks involved, thus minimizing poor surgical results A focus on prevention as the best method of avoiding surgical complications, ensuring the best possible outcomes Original artwork and more than 100 detailed color photographs help readers understand and apply the text Pearls at the end of each chapter contain key insights on each topic
Complications in Facial Plastic Surgery is a key resource for facial plastic surgeons, plastic surgeons, otolaryngologists, residents, and fellows to use to avoid surgical pitfalls, increase patient safety, facilitate successful outcomes, and improve doctor/patient relationships.