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Milady's Aesthetician Series: Microdermabrasion, 2nd Edition

  • Pamela Hill
  • ISBN-10: 1435438655  |  ISBN-13: 9781435438651
  • 350 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2006
  • © 2010 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $40.00
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The second edition of Microdermabrasion, from Milady's Aesthetician Series, takes a unique and highly effective approach in addressing the advanced training needs of aestheticians working in medical skin care facilities, day spas and resort spas. Individuals will begin to understand the indications, contraindications and significant medical information necessary for clinical microdermabrasion. A host of case studies helps the reader evaluate and interpret the material. Clinicians will be able to work through specific case histories to improve their knowledge based on their own relevant experiences. Specific instructions for procedures are outlined in working documents, making the implementation process easy for the clinician, physician or facility. The approach used in this book is unique, using policy and procedure guides as well as case studies to create a real-life study of microdermabrasion.

Features and Benefits

  • Case studies specific to the treatment makes the material easy to understand.
  • Advanced clinical and educational information is highly relevant in today's environment.
  • Specific instructions for procedures make it easy to implement microdermabrasion processes.

Table of Contents

1: Introduction to Microdermabrasion.
2: Anatomy and Physiology of the Skin.
3: Wound Healing.
4: Skin Typing.
5: Fundamentals of Skin Care.
6: Consultations.
7: Indications and Contraindications for Microdermabrasion.
8: Pretreatment for Microdermabrasion.
9: Microdermabrasion Treatments.
10: Creating Unique Treatments.
11: The Business of Microdermabrasion.

What's New

  • References new and improved equipment for microdermabrasion.
  • Provides new techniques for microdermabrasion.
  • Coverage on how to combine common treatments with microdermabrasion to create an advanced treatment.
  • Updated skin typing and new information on skin care products is included in this edition.


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Instructor Supplements

Milady's Aestheticican Series: Ensuring an Optimal Outcome in Skin Care  (ISBN-10: 1401881785 | ISBN-13: 9781401881788)

Ensuring an Optimal Outcome in Skin Care is one of Milady’s Aestheticians Series -an exciting series focused on advanced aesthetic education. The material is relevant for the aesthetician in a medical skin care facility as well as for aestheticians in day spas, resort spas or other types of settings. Aesthetic nurses also will find this material important to their work. This particular text contains concepts that are often overlooked, including how to do a consultation and how to maintain positive relationships with physicians. This innovative text will become the clinician’s guide in the areas not commonly discussed, such as clinician ethics and client rights. Ensuring an Optimal Outcome is not just about patients. It is also about clinicians and physicians and how they relate to their patients.

List Price = $49.95  | CengageBrain Price = $49.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $40.00

Student Supplements

Milady's Aestheticican Series: Ensuring an Optimal Outcome in Skin Care  (ISBN-10: 1401881785 | ISBN-13: 9781401881788)

This book addresses some of the most important topics in medical skin care, not the technical side of the business but the relationship side. Readers will learn how to conduct a client consultation and the most important components of a client care plan. They will also gain valuable advice about developing and maintaining positive working relationships with physicians. From clinician ethics to patient rights, this book helps the reader advance professionally by educating them about these important components of the business.

List Price = $49.95  | CengageBrain Price = $49.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $40.00

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Pamela Hill

Pamela Hill, RN is Chief Executive Officer and president of Facial Aesthetics, the Pamela Hill Institute, and Pamela Hill Skin Care.