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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29756617/is-it-possible-to-define-the-ideal-lips
#1
M Kar, N B Muluk, S A Bafaqeeh, C Cingi
The lips are an essential component of the symmetry and aesthetics of the face. Cosmetic surgery to modify the lips has recently gained in popularity, but the results are in some cases disasterous. In this review, we describe the features of the ideal lips for an individual's face. The features of the ideal lips with respect to facial anatomy, important anatomical landmarks of the face, the facial proportions of the lips and ethnic and sexual differences are described. The projection and relative sizes of the upper and lower lips are as significant to lip aesthetics as the proportion of the lips to the rest of the facial structure...
February 2018: Acta Otorhinolaryngologica Italica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29754158/-a-phd-completed-midfacial-trauma-patients-in-amsterdam-an-epidemiological-survey
#2
E G Salentijn
A population of patients in Amsterdam with midfacial fractures was studied. Traffic accidents were found to be the most common cause, followed by violence and falls. The zygomatic complex was the most common fracture site. The majority of surgically treated patients consisted of men between 20 and 29 years of age. In addition to fracture displacement, indicative factors for surgery appear to be age, comorbidity and the presence or absence of functional problems. 8.1% of the surgically treated patients appear to have suffered brain damage...
May 2018: Nederlands Tijdschrift Voor Tandheelkunde
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29724622/improved-outcomes-of-scar-revision-with-the-use-of-polydioxanone-suture-in-comparison-to-polyglactin-910-a-randomized-controlled-trial
#3
Deepti Gupta, Upendra Sharma, Shashank Chauhan, Shamendra Anand Sahu
Scars have multiple cosmetic and functional sequelae, and revision surgeries are an attempt to ameliorate these effects. Reduction of spread of the revised scar is one of the main objectives of revision procedures. Provision of prolonged dermal support to wound can theoretically reduce spread of the scar. We carried out a randomized controlled trial and objectively evaluated the impact of two commonly used absorbable sutures, Polyglactin 910 and Polydioxanone, on scar spread and quality. Sixty patients with post-traumatic scars of 1 year in duration were enrolled in the study and randomly divided into two groups of 30 each...
April 16, 2018: Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery: JPRAS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29659404/prospective-cohort-study-investigating-changes-in-body-image-quality-of-life-and-self-esteem-following-minimally-invasive-cosmetic-procedures
#4
Joseph F Sobanko, Julia Dai, Joel M Gelfand, David B Sarwer, Ivona Percec
BACKGROUND: Minimally invasive cosmetic injectable procedures are increasingly common. However, a few studies have investigated changes in psychosocial functioning following these treatments. OBJECTIVE: To assess changes in body image, quality of life, and self-esteem following cosmetic injectable treatment with soft tissue fillers and neuromodulators. METHODS: Open, prospective study of 75 patients undergoing cosmetic injectable procedures for facial aging to evaluate changes in psychosocial functioning within 6 weeks of treatment...
April 13, 2018: Dermatologic Surgery: Official Publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et Al.]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29649062/national-mortality-rates-after-outpatient-cosmetic-surgery-and-low-rates-of-perioperative-deep-vein-thrombosis-screening-and-prophylaxis
#5
Alexandra Bucknor, Sabine Egeler, Austin Chen, Anmol Chattha, Parisa Kamali, Gary Brownstein, Lawrence Reed, David Watts, Samuel J Lin
BACKGROUND: Concerns have arisen over reports of deaths occurring after certain outpatient plastic surgery procedures. Here, we present a detailed analysis of the American Association for the Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgical Facilities (AAAASF) database and report on deaths occurring after outpatient cosmetic surgical procedures, causative factors, and venous thromboembolism (VTE) screening rates. METHODS: A retrospective analysis of the AAAASF database was performed for the years 2012-2017...
March 29, 2018: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29618929/original-endoscopic-orbital-decompression-of-lateral-wall-through-hairline-approach-for-graves-ophthalmopathy-an-innovation-of-balanced-orbital-decompression
#6
Yi Gong, Jiayang Yin, Boding Tong, Jingkun Li, Jiexi Zeng, Zhongkun Zuo, Fei Ye, Yongheng Luo, Jing Xiao, Wei Xiong
Background: Orbital decompression is an important surgical procedure for treatment of Graves' ophthalmopathy (GO), especially in women. It is reasonable for balanced orbital decompression of the lateral and medial wall. Various surgical approaches, including endoscopic transnasal surgery for medial wall and eye-side skin incision surgery for lateral wall, are being used nowadays, but many of them lack the validity, safety, or cosmetic effect. Patients and methods: Endoscopic orbital decompression of lateral wall through hairline approach and decompression of medial wall via endoscopic transnasal surgery was done to achieve a balanced orbital decompression, aiming to improve the appearance of proptosis and create conditions for possible strabismus and eyelid surgery afterward...
2018: Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29560545/simultaneous-rhinoseptoplasty-and-orthognathic-surgery-outcome-analysis-of-250-consecutive-patients-using-a-modified-le-fort-i-osteotomy
#7
M Raffaini, R Cocconi, G Spinelli, T Agostini
BACKGROUND: The purpose of the present study was to assess the safety and efficacy of both functional intranasal procedures and cosmetic rhinoplasty combined with bimaxillary surgery. METHODS: The author executed a retrospective cohort study derived from patients who underwent combined rhinoseptoplasty and bimaxillary surgery at a private practice setting (Face Surgery Center, Parma, Italy) between April 2006 and 2015 by a single surgeon. The minimum follow-up was 12 months...
March 20, 2018: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29537996/comparative-outcomes-in-functional-rhinoplasty-with-open-vs-endonasal-spreader-graft-placement
#8
Jason Talmadge, Robin High, William Wesley Heckman
IMPORTANCE: Spreader grafts are commonly used for nasal valve stenosis. There is debate among practitioners regarding the optimal approach for spreader graft placement. OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to determine whether an endonasal spreader graft placement leads to equivalent postoperative outcomes using a standardized nasal obstruction symptom score and whether there is a significant difference in operative time between the 2 approaches. DESIGN: A retrospective review of functional rhinoplasties by a single facial plastic surgeon over a 2-year period was conducted...
May 2018: Annals of Plastic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29506052/the-risk-of-skin-necrosis-following-hyaluronic-acid-filler-injection-in-patients-with-a-history-of-cosmetic-rhinoplasty
#9
Reza M Robati, Fatemeh Moeineddin, Mina Almasi-Nasrabadi
Background: As the number of patients using dermal filler for face augmentation increases, the number of adverse events associated with injection may increase. Unpredictable repositioning of blood vessels and a more tenuous blood supply in the operated nose may increase the risk of ischemia, necrosis and vascular embolism following the filler injection. Objectives: To highlight the importance of the patient's history of previous cosmetic procedures including rhinoplasty in the emergence of vascular complications...
January 11, 2018: Aesthetic Surgery Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29493732/granuloma-formation-secondary-to-silicone-injection-for-soft-tissue-augmentation-in-facial-cosmetics-mechanisms-and-literature-review
#10
Leo L Wang, William W Thomas, Oren Friedman
The use of injectable fillers is increasingly popular as an alternative to surgery for facial cosmetic applications. In this regard, silicone is a versatile biomaterial filler that has been used for these purposes, but its use warrants further investigation, especially since it is not clinically approved for such uses. We describe the use of silicone as a facial injectable filler through a scholarly review of the literature for cases of silicone granuloma formation published from September 2007 through September 2017, and we present various contexts in which this complication has been observed...
January 2018: Ear, Nose, & Throat Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29457320/restoration-of-facial-form-and-lip-competence-in-a-patient-with-a-midfacial-defect
#11
Melani Kapetanakos, Sarah Wisniewski, Marjorie Golden, Joseph Randazzo
Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the head and neck can be treated with a combination of modalities. There is an esthetic and functional compromise with midfacial defects secondary to ablative surgery and adjuvant therapies for SCC. Osteoradionecrosis, tissue contracture, and trismus, are all negative side effects of treatment and can impact a patient's function and possibly their nutrition. In this report, we describe a procedure for fabrication of a prosthesis that provides cosmetic improvement and labial competence to maintain caloric intake...
February 18, 2018: Journal of Prosthodontics: Official Journal of the American College of Prosthodontists
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29438212/maxillo-mandibular-reconstruction-in-pediatric-patients-how-to-do-it
#12
Valentino Valentini, Luigi Califano, Andrea Cassoni, Della Monaca Marco, Ingrid Raponi, Paolo Priore, Maria Teresa Fadda, Giovanni Dell'Aversana Orabona, Valentina Terenzi
Maxillo-mandibular reconstruction in pediatric patients involves particular functional and cosmetic implications. Attention is required for the craniofacial growth over time, involvement of the permanent dentition, facial symmetry, and donor site morbidity. Our aim is to identify the best reconstructive options for maxilla-mandibular defects in children (<18 years) based on our experience with 25 pediatric patients. We believe that reconstruction has to be performed at the same time as resection in pediatric patients...
May 2018: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29428994/occipitalis-muscle-using-for-repetitive-facial-nerve-stimulation-in-myasthenia-gravis
#13
Ahmet Yildirim, Turgut Adatepe, Aysegul Gunduz, Orhan Yagiz, Nurten Uzun
Repetitive nerve stimulation (RNS) is a highly sensitive electrophysiological test used for diagnosing myasthenia gravis (MG). Here, we evaluated electrodiagnostic value of RNS using facial nerve and occipitalis muscle. Patients with generalized MG were included. Clinical findings were assessed. RNS test was performed on occipitalis, nasalis, trapezius, abductor policis brevis (APB) and abductor digiti minimi (ADM) muscles. Twenty-five (78%) patients had relevant decrement during RNS test of at least one muscle...
February 10, 2018: Acta Neurologica Belgica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29409107/indications-and-use-of-isotretinoin-in-facial-plastic-surgery
#14
Markus V Heppt, Michael C Kirchberger, Thomas Ruzicka, Carola Berking, Werner J Heppt
Isotretinoin is a first generation retinoid with pleiotropic effects on keratinocyte differentiation, proliferation, and activity of sebaceous glands. For years, there has been intense debate on whether the use of isotretinoin combined with cosmetic or surgical procedures is safe and potentially more efficient than either therapy alone. Due to delays in wound healing and keloid formation, conservative recommendations were not to combine isotretinoin with any plastic surgery or local treatment at 6 to 12 months after discontinuation of the drug...
February 2018: Facial Plastic Surgery: FPS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29402544/-facial-injections-of-hyaluronic-acid-based-fillers-for-malformations-preliminary-study-regarding-scar-tissue-improvement-and-cosmetic-betterment
#15
G Franchi, C Neiva-Vaz, A Picard, M-P Vazquez
BACKGROUND: Cross-linked hyaluronic acid-based fillers have gained rapid acceptance for treating facial wrinkles, deep tissue folds and sunken areas due to aging. This study evaluates, in addition to space-filling properties, their effects on softness and elasticity as a secondary effect, following injection of 3 commercially available cross-linked hyaluronic acid-based fillers (15mg/mL, 17,5mg/mL and 20mg/mL) in patients presenting with congenital or acquired facial malformations. PATIENTS ET METHODS: We started injecting gels of cross-linked hyaluronic acid-based fillers in those cases in 2013; we performed 46 sessions of injections in 32 patients, aged from 13-32...
February 2, 2018: Annales de Chirurgie Plastique et Esthétique
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29401179/ophthalmic-artery-occlusion-after-forehead-autologous-fat-injection
#16
Hongtao Liu, Danian Chen, Junjun Zhang
PURPOSE: To present clinical findings of ophthalmic artery occlusion, a devastating ocular complication because of forehead autologous fat injection. METHODS: Retrospective study of three eyes of three patients whereby ophthalmic artery occlusion and/or hemiplegia occurred after forehead autologous fat injection in China. RESULTS: All patients suffered severe ocular pain, vomiting, and vision loss immediately after the injections and had unilateral permanent blindness...
February 2, 2018: Retinal Cases & Brief Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29369151/autologous-fat-graft-for-the-treatment-of-sighted-posttraumatic-enophthalmos-and-sunken-upper-eyelid
#17
Hui Chen, Qian Zhang, Qiu Qiu, Zhenglin Yang
PURPOSE: The treatment of enophthalmos and sunken upper eyelid is challenging. Although autologous fat graft has been widely used in breast augmentation, buttock contouring, and facial rejuvenation, its application in enophthalmos and sunken upper eyelid is not yet widely utilized. The clinical safety and value of autologous fat graft in sighted patients with enophthalmos and sunken upper eyelid are unclear. This study retrospectively analyzed the cosmetic results and safety of autologous fat graft in the correction of sighted traumatic enophthalmos and sunken upper eyelid...
January 23, 2018: Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29359233/investigating-psychosocial-causes-of-the-tendency-for-facial-cosmetic-surgery
#18
Hadis Babadi, Malek Fereidooni-Moghadam, Bahman Dashtbozorgi, Bahman Cheraghian
INTRODUCTION: Despite the importance of cosmetic surgery in improving body image and promoting individuals' physical and mental health, it is accompanied with some physical, mental, and economic problems, because it is an invasive procedure. Considering such extensive consequences and given the rising demand for performing such surgeries, it is essential to consider programs for reducing such requests. The present study aimed to investigate the psychosocial causes of the tendency for facial cosmetic surgery in patients referred to medical centers in Ahvaz in 2016-2017...
January 22, 2018: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29349050/a-comparison-of-the-local-flap-and-skin-graft-by-location-of-face-in-reconstruction-after-resection-of-facial-skin-cancer
#19
Kyung Suk Lee, Jun Oh Kim, Nam Gyun Kim, Yoon Jung Lee, Young Ji Park, Jun Sik Kim
Background: Surgery for reconstruction of defects after surgery should be performed selectively and the many points must be considered. The authors conducted this study to compare the local flap and skin graft by facial location in the reconstruction after resection of facial skin cancer. Methods: The authors performed the study in patients that had received treatment in Department of Plastic Surgery, Gyeongsang National University. The cases were analyzed according to the reconstruction methods for the defects after surgery, sex, age, tumor site, and tumor size...
December 2017: Archives of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29340598/the-risk-of-skin-necrosis-following-hyaluronic-acid-filler-injection-in-patients-with-a-history-of-cosmetic-rhinoplasty
#20
Reza M Robati, Fatemeh Moeineddin, Mina Almasi-Nasrabadi
Background: As the number of patients using dermal filler for face augmentation increases, the number of adverse events associated with injection may increase. Unpredictable repositioning of blood vessels and a more tenuous blood supply in the operated nose may increase the risk of ischemia, necrosis and vascular embolism following the filler injection. Objectives: To highlight the importance of the patient's history of previous cosmetic procedures including rhinoplasty in the emergence of vascular complications...
January 11, 2018: Aesthetic Surgery Journal
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