Praise for the previous edition: "The volume will surely be welcome in high-school and college libraries, public libraries of all sizes, and consumer-health collections."--Booklist "This work has descriptive and easy-to-understand definitions for general readers...Recommended for general public and academic libraries."--Choice Completely updated and expanded, The Encyclopedia of Skin and Skin Disorders, Third Edition is the most comprehensive reference covering the skin--the body's largest organ--and vital matters related to skin care, skin disease, treatments, and so on. More than 1,100 entries cover everything from the sun, skin, and acne to skin cancer, cosmetics, and skin lotions. This thoroughly revised and updated encyclopedia is suitable for general readers and professionals alike, and it includes the most recent research on causes and treatments of certain diseases and conditions, as well as the latest information on skin medications, vaccines, aging issues, sun exposure, and more. New entries include: *Autologous fat transplants *Biological implants *Dermal stimulator *Dihydroxyacetone (DHA) *Elephantiasis *Infantile acropustulosis *Laser hair removal *Louis-Bar Syndrome *Merkel cell cancer *Microdermabrasion *Nevi entries *Pemphigoid *Post-inflammatory pigmentation *Prohibited cosmetic ingredients *Skin fillers *Spider bites *Syringomas.Turkington, Carol is the author of 'Encyclopedia of Skin And Skin Disorders ', published 2006 under ISBN 9780816064038 and ISBN 0816064032.