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Souphiyeh Samizadeh

Souphiyeh Samizadeh
Great British Academy of Aesthetic Medicine · Aesthetic Medicine

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This article discusses the various components of that contribute to the formation and increased prominance of the nasolabial folds. Suggestions for the correct non-surgical approach is made.
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Most published studies on surgical and non-surgical cosmetic facial procedures focus on Caucasians. With increasing popularity and requests for medical aesthetic treatments from patients of various ethnicities, there is a need for aesthetic practitioners to broaden their understanding of anatomical differences, ideals of beauty and cultural differe...
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The use of botulinum toxin A (BoNT-A) in aesthetic medicine has exponentially increased since its first applications in 1989. Aesthetic uses include wrinkle reduction in various facial regions, including lines on the glabella, forehead, periorbital region, and perioral region, platysmal bands and lines, and facial contouring. Various products are a...
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A thorough understanding of the intricate facial anatomy and facial layers is necessary for aesthetic practitioners and clinicians. This knowledge needs to be periodically refreshed as it is being constantly updated by new findings and up to date published scientific studies. Furthermore, anatomical variations exist in the general population and, i...
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With globalisation, ease of travel, and exposure to international media, our understanding of the ideals of beauty, culture, and philosophy from various countries and regions is expanding. For example, the terms “Korean beauty” and “K-pop” were not heard or understood in the West until quite recently. Nowadays, “K-pop” or Korean pop music can frequ...
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This chapter focuses on Chinese non-surgical facial enhancement and anti-ageing. Facial assessment is briefly discussed, including the “facial three-curve theory.” Classifications for facial wrinkles and nasolabial folds are presented, with discussion and guidance for injection of botulinum toxin A and dermal fillers for rejuvenation of East Asian...
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Threadlifting can be used as a sole or adjunctive treatment for facial rejuvenation and recontouring. This chapter summaries the basic principles behind the use of threads, including indications and contraindications, treatment planning and landmarks, pre-procedure preparation, procedure process, and post-procedure care are explained. Common compli...
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Botulinum toxin type A injections for cosmetic purposes are the leading non-surgical procedure worldwide. These treatments have high efficacy, patient satisfaction and minimal to no downtime. The recommended injection techniques and consensus papers, focus on Caucasians. The East Asian faces vary from Caucasians, as well as beliefs about beauty, co...
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Skin aging is a complex process with variable factors influencing the aging process including genetics, environment and lifestyle. Skin structure, function, and the appearance of aging varies in different ethnicities. Skin is subjected to internal and external factors such as sun exposure and climate conditions. Due to the great variation in geneti...
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Minimally invasive treatments such as injectables are exceedingly popular among Asians. This is largely because the 3D contours of East Asian faces can be enhanced using dermal fillers in minimal time, minor to no downtime and minor to no side effects. Complications can happen and can be devasting; however, they are rare and preventable. In this ve...
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Botulinum toxin type A injections for cosmetic purposes are very popular and are consistently the leading non-surgical procedure carried out worldwide. This is due to their high efficacy and safety profile, patient satisfaction and minimal to no downtime. The focus of the recommended injection techniques and consensus papers are Caucasians. The Eas...
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Understanding the psychology of cosmetic patients and being able to screen for body dysmorphic disorder is important for aesthetic clinicians. This chapter provides a brief overview of this topic. However, this is a subject that requires comprehensive training, and practitioners are recommended to broaden their understanding of this area. In additi...
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Physiognomy, also known as “the art of facial reading,” has been practiced internationally for centuries. This practice can be traced from the time of the Ancient Greeks, Egyptians, and Chinese to the modern day in various countries and regions. Face readers offer to reveal the personality, fate, and fortune of an individual, their past and future,...
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Botulinum toxin injections are effective for various therapeutic purposes (e.g., managing movement disorders such as dystonia and spasticity). Efficacy and safety of botulinum toxin type A have been proven effective for cosmetic purposes, including wrinkle reduction, some skin concerns, contouring of the face, and rejuvenation purposes. The use of...
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There are overall morphological and sometimes degenerative changes with ageing. Face goes through the same changes in a more comprehensive and multidisciplinary manner. The face is the most exposed region of the body, and therefore more susceptible to influences from external factors that may accelerate the aspect of the characteristic signs of eac...
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Facial morphology varies significantly according to race (biogeographic ancestry), gender, and age. Clear demographic traits are seen among various populations, which allow recognition of gender and ethnic group as well as estimates of age among their peers. While the facial morphology of Caucasians is well studied, there has been significantly les...
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It is important to know what to look for! It is a combination of science, art, and skill to be able to imagine the multilayer nature of the face, the relationship of various structures with each other, their impact on one another, and how different treatments can impact them. The understading of non-surgical facial aesthetics cannot be reduced to a...
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The skin of Orientals and westerners have certain differences, mainly in the dermis and epidermis structure. Easterners have powerful melanocytes and produce mainly eumelanin. The function of melanin in westerners is weak, and melanin is mainly pheomelanin. The Orientals are prone to hyperpigmentation skin disease, such as lentigines and PIH as the...
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Mesotherapy is a medical technique involving localized microinjections (intradermal- or subcutaneous injection) of a single component or mixture of components for the treatment of local medical and cosmetic conditions, to promote healing or corrective treatment to a specific area of the body. It has been primarily used for pain relief (musculoskele...
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Facial volumetric restoration, augmentation, and contouring with injectable products such as hyaluronic acid dermal fillers are exceedingly popular procedures in the minimally invasive and non-surgical era. These agents are traditionally used to merely fill lines and wrinkles, however, with the evolution of products and enhanced knowledge, these ag...
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This book provides a practically applicable guide to facial aesthetics, non-surgical treatment and enhancement in patients of Asian descent. The available evidence base for the use of a range of available techniques when treating an Asian patient is presented and relevant aspects of facial analysis, treatment planning and provision are covered. Det...
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Regardless of ethnicity and gender, facial ageing is a multidimensional and multifactorial process involving all facial layers, including the skull, musculature, fat pads and cutaneous tissue. Ethnic differences in age-related facial changes are not fully established. The key studies examining age-related changes of the facial skeleton and soft tis...
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Facial beauty has a fundamental impact on our lives from an early age. The definition of beauty and what makes a face attractive are topics that have been debated since inception and have kept the interest of scholars, professions, and laypersons. Studies on beauty and attractiveness are diverse and date back centuries. Ongoing research and recent...
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Background: Microneedling in combination with the use of growth factors can help with a range of indications, including skin rejuvenation. There is an increase in request for safe minimally invasive procedures with no-to-minimal downtime. This procedure offers regeneration and is becoming popular as part of the regenerative, minimally invasive era...
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Background Physiognomy is still practiced in China and is a factor influencing the cosmetic procedures offered by aesthetic practitioners, and treatments requested by patients. Objective The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of belief in physiognomy in China and its effect on cosmetic treatments requested and offered by aesthetic prac...
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[This corrects the article on p. 273 in vol. 11.].
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As the demand for cosmetic procedures increases, the importance of patient-centred care in this field becomes more prominent. The aesthetic practitioners’ ideals of beauty, in addition to their knowledge and perception of patients’ ideals of beauty and expectations, are important during doctor–patient communication. These are important in strengthe...
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Background Nonsurgical lip enhancement using dermal fillers is a very popular procedure. The trend of enlarged lips has been popularised by media and social media. The lips have considerable aesthetic and functional importance, in addition to having a complex anatomy. Serious complications including vascular compromise or occlusion leading to cutan...
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Surgical and non-surgical aesthetic treatments are very popular throughout Asia and in particular in China. With the globalisation and immigration of Chinese people to other countries where many seek treatment from Western-trained doctors, it is important to understand the ideals of beauty amongst Chinese people so as to achieve optimal results. We...
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Surgical and non-surgical aesthetic treatments are very popular throughout Asia and in particular in China. With the globalisation and immigration of Chinese people to other countries where many seek treatment from Western-trained doctors, it is important to understand the ideals of beauty amongst Chinese people so as to achieve optimal results. We...
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Botulinum toxin A is produced by anaerobic spore-forming bacteria and is used for various therapeutic and cosmetic purposes. Botulinum toxin A injections are the most popular nonsurgical procedure worldwide. Despite an increased demand for botulinum toxin A injections, the clinical pharmacology and differences in formulation of commonly available p...
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The chin has a profound effect on facial attractiveness and much of the character of the lower face. Despite this, the chin is normally overlooked when it comes to aesthetic alterations of the face. It can be altered surgically through osseous manipulation or implant augmentation to harmonise and re-establish the balance between skeletal, soft tiss...

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