A book that no one contemplating a cosmetic procedure can afford to ignore.

"Dr. Barry Lycka’s newest book is comprehensive in educating us about the types of certifications now available and the lack of consistency in this field. He guides us towards an educated choice as
to which doctor to use for which services. This can be, in my opinion, one of our most important decisions. An improperly executed cosmetic procedure—a less-than-natural lip, say, as the result
of over-injection—can result in a woman not recognizing herself in the mirror. The effect can be devastating and sometimes

Wendi Russo,
hop NBC


“Dr. Barry Lycka is a master physician whose expertise is sought by patients and physicians from all over the world.”
         ~ Charles E. Crutchfield III, MD.
            Clinical Prof. Dermatology,
            University of Minnesota

“His keen vision sees truths I recognize from twenty years
of being a plastic surgeon and interacting with them.”

          ~  Daryl K. Hoffman, MD,
              Stanford University




Dr. Barry Lycka is widely acknowledged as one of North America’s foremost authorities in cosmetic surgery He is Assistant Clinical Professor at the U. of Alberta and has served as vice-president of the American Society of Cosmetic Dermatology and Aesthetic Surgery.


"I strongly recommend this book to anyone who needs more knowledge about cosmetic treatments.”

               ~  Dr. Ron Moy, Professor,
                  David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

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