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Skin Deep, Third Edition

The essential guide to skin and skin care.


Over the years, skin care has become increasingly important to the mainstream, especially with the risk of developing skin cancer and other various skin dis… (See Below for Full Description)
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The essential guide to skin and skin care.

Over the years, skin care has become increasingly important to the mainstream, especially with the risk of developing skin cancer and other various skin disorders. Providing essential information on this topic, Skin Deep, Third Edition addresses every aspect of the skin—the body's largest organ—including vital matters related to skin care, skin disease, and treatments.

In more than 1,100 entries, this book covers everything from the sun and skin to acne and skin cancer to cosmetics and skin lotions. Almost every entry has been revised and updated to include the latest information on the cause and treatments of certain diseases and conditions. Also included is the latest information on skin medications, vaccines, aging issues, sun exposure, and more.

New entries include:
  • Allergic reactions
  • Autologous fat transplants
  • Biological implants
  • Botox
  • Cosmetic surgery
  • Dermal stimulator
  • Dihydroxyacetone (DHA)
  • Elephantiasis
  • Infantile acropustulosis
  • Laser hair removal
  • Louis-Bar syndrome
  • Merkel cell cancer
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Nevi entries
  • Pemphigoid
  • Post-inflammatory pigmentation
  • Prohibited cosmetic ingredients
  • Skin fillers
  • Spider bites
  • Syringomas.

Additional Info

ISBN-13 978-0-8160-6404-5
ISBN-10 816064040
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series Library of Health and Living
Author Carol Turkington and Jeffrey S. Dover, M.D.
Publication Date 2/1/2007
Book's Binding Paperback
Imprint Checkmark
Specifications 9 line drawings. Index. Appendixes. Bibliography. Glossary. Cross-references.
Available Formats Print

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