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Oculoplastic Surgery Atlas : Cosmetic Facial Surgery

RRP $738.99

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Written by top oculoplastic surgeons in the field, including Frank A. Nesi, MD, this atlas combines an innovative educational technique: line drawings that correspond to videoclips on DVD. The text's distinguished authors have perfected the most frequently performed oculoplastic surgical techniques. Their atlas series is designed to instruct all ophthalmologists who wish to learn these techniques and thus enhance their income. This volume covers the latest in cosmetic facial surgery techniques including endoscopic foreheadplasty, direct eyebrow lift, rhytidectomy surgery, mid-face lift and facial cosmetic Botox. Mastery of these procedures is made easier by following the step-by-step illustrations that are complemented by videoclips on DVD. The study of the supporting anatomy, followed by clear cut guidelines with heavily illustrated techniques, offers a format which will allow the learner to gain the necessary understanding for achieving a more favorable result.


A New World Of Animals

RRP $287.99

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Many Early Modern Europeans who during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries travelled to the New World left written or pictorial records of their encounters with a surprising fauna. The story told in this book is woven out of the threads of those texts and pictures. A New World of Animals shows how the initial wonder at the new beasts gave way to a more utilitarian approach, assessing their economic and medical potential. It elucidates how shifts in European perceptions brought the animals from the realm of the fantastic into the mainstream of early modern natural history, while at the same time changing the way in which Europeans saw their own world. Indeed, the chronicles and treatises of those who in the wake of the discovery arrived in the new lands tell as much about the particular interests and mental worlds of the writers as about the 'new animals'. This book traces the amazement of the first explorers and colonizers, the chronicles of soldiers and Indians, the 'natural histories of the New World', the place of animals in the network of economic interests driving the early expansion of Europe, the views of the missionaries and those of natural philosophers and physicians. Taking the reader from the Brazilian forests to the erudite cabinets of the Old World, from Patagonia to the centres of empire, the story of the discovery of the unexpected menagerie of the New World is also an exploration of Early Modern European imagination and learning.



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