This illustrated step-by-step guide describes the application of percutaneous collagen induction, also known as medical needling. Combining impressive case histories, anatomical illustrations, and scientific data, the authors demonstrate the efficacy of the method in rejuvenating scars, lines, sagging skin, and stretch marks. Chapters cover the basics of the technique and indications for its use as well as each stage of treatment and patient management. The authors also highlight the latest devices and provide expert practical tips for patient treatment.
Chapter 1. Basics of Dermatology
Chapter 2. Scientific Basics
Chapter 3. The Consultation
Chapter 4. Documentation Methods
Chapter 5. Perioperative Management
Chapter 6. Uses
Chapter 7. Practical Aids for the Practitioner
Dr Matthias Aust, Associate Professor and Chief Consulting Physician at the Clinic for Plastic Reconstructive Surgery at the Malteserkrankenhaus Hospital in Bonn, Germany, where he has successfully practiced surgical Needling for many years, e.g. in the treatment of burn scars. He has presented his research and clinical results to fellow experts at international conferences and in many internationally renowned journals.
Dr Svenja-Katharina Bahte, Specialist Physician at the Department of Nephrology, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
Dr Desmond Fernandes, Plastic Surgeon, Cape Town, South Africa, who developed the method of percutaneous collagen induction and who is regarded as a pioneer of modern skincare