Cosmetic dermatology: Beyond the beauty

Érica De Oliveira Monteiro, Leslie Baumann, Esperanza Welsh, Joely Kaufman

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In recent years, many new and useful products and techniques have been developed for the rejuvenation of facial skin. Our society is bombarded with images representing the "ideal of human beauty" in movies and magazines and on television. Skin plays a significant role in our perception of facial beauty, with skin texture signifying youth and vitality. However, aging is an inevitable process, and facial changes secondary to aging are the most apparent. The face is the focus of human interactions, and its appearance profoundly affects self-esteem.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)287-289
Number of pages3
JournalCosmetic Dermatology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Dermatology


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