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Facial features underlying the decoding of pain expressions.

J Pain 2019 Jan 8. Epub 2019 Jan 8.

Department of Psychoeducation and Psychology, Université du Québec en Outaouais, Canada.

Previous research has revealed that the face is a finely tuned medium for pain communication. Studies assessing the decoding of pain facial expressions have revealed an interesting discrepancy, namely that despite "eyes narrowing" being the most frequent facial expression accompanying pain, individuals mostly rely on "brow lowering", "nose wrinkling/upper lip raising" to evaluate pain. The present study verifies if this discrepancy may reflect an interaction between the features coding pain expressions and the features used by observers and stored in their mental representations. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpain.2019.01.002DOI Listing
January 2019

Postoperative Care of the Facial Plastic Surgery Patient-Forehead and Blepharoplasty.

Facial Plast Surg 2018 Dec 28;34(6):570-578. Epub 2018 Dec 28.

Department of Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Instituto de Microcirugia Ocular, Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain.

In any kind of surgery, postoperative care is essential for a good result, but especially when the matter at stake is facial plastic surgery. Despite having performed a perfect surgery, with the least amount of damage to the soft tissues and osteocartilaginous structures, minimal bleeding, and in terms of the surgical time, without adequate postoperative care our results can be affected considerably in the short and long run. Therefore, we must have very clear guidelines regarding postoperative care and the duties of our patients, which should be emphasized during the informed consent of the intervention. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0038-1676354DOI Listing
December 2018

Overt congruent facial reaction to dynamic emotional expressions in 9-10-month-old infants.

Infant Behav Dev 2018 Dec 15;54:48-56. Epub 2018 Dec 15.

The 21st Century Program, Kyushu University, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.

The current study aimed to extend the understanding of the early development of spontaneous facial reactions toward observed facial expressions. Forty-six 9- to 10-month-old infants observed video clips of dynamic human facial expressions that were artificially created with morphing technology. The infants' facial responses were recorded, and the movements of the facial action unit 12 (e. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.infbeh.2018.12.002DOI Listing
December 2018

Complications in Brow Lifts: A Systemic Review of Surgical and Nonsurgical Brow Rejuvenations.

Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2018 Oct 15;6(10):e1943. Epub 2018 Oct 15.

Dallas Plastic Surgery Institute, Dallas, Tex.

Background: Brow lift has been a part of plastic surgeons' armamentarium for over a century. Although there are multiple different techniques available, there has been a dearth of literature comparing which technique is better and has lesser complications. In this study, we performed a systemic literature review of all brow lift techniques to determine and compare complication rates of each technique. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/GOX.0000000000001943DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6250454PMC
October 2018
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Autogenous control augmentation system - A refinement in diced cartilage glue graft for augmentation of dorsum of nose.

Indian J Plast Surg 2018 May-Aug;51(2):202-207

Department of Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India.

Background: In the context of different grafts being used for dorsal augmentation, diced cartilage with glue has gained worldwide acceptance.

Aims: To develop a system of tools to objectively evaluate the desired dimensions of the required graft for dorsal augmentation and to prepare a corresponding customized-glued-diced cartilage construct.

Materials And Methods: A modification of the diced cartilage glue technique called Autogenous control augmentation system (ACAS) was used in ten patients. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijps.IJPS_69_18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6219360PMC
December 2018

Person-centered care model in dentistry.

BMC Oral Health 2018 Nov 29;18(1):198. Epub 2018 Nov 29.

Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 21205, USA.

Background: To achieve optimal health and oral health, the system of care must place a person and their social well-being at the center of decision making and understand factors spent outside the clinical settings, including individual behavior, context and lifestyle.

Main Text: Person-centered care offers a unique and compelling opportunity for dentistry, and its practitioners, to improve quality of care and overall health outcomes. For decades, the dominant treatment modalities within dentistry primarily focused on a surgical, treatment-oriented approach as opposed to health promotion and improvement. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12903-018-0661-9DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6267887PMC
November 2018
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A Contemporary and Novel Use of Thyroid Cartilage for Structural Grafting in Esthetic Rhinoplasty: A Case Report.

J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2018 Nov 2. Epub 2018 Nov 2.

American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship Director, Cosmetic Surgery Affiliates, Oklahoma City, OK.

This case report details a 21-year-old transgender female patient who underwent a concomitant trichophytic brow lift with frontal bone reduction, tracheal shave (also known as thyroid chondroplasty), and rhinoplasty for facial feminization in conjunction with her transitioning process. During rhinoplasty, harvesting cartilage for structural grafting is often necessary, and this is typically done from a distant, unrelated surgical site. During this case, cartilage from the thyroid lamina was utilized in the form of a columellar strut graft. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.joms.2018.10.019DOI Listing
November 2018

Cervical mismatch: the normative value of T1 slope minus cervical lordosis and its ability to predict ideal cervical lordosis.

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J Neurosurg Spine 2018 Oct 1:1-7. Epub 2018 Oct 1.

OBJECTIVENumerous studies have attempted to delineate the normative value for T1S-CL (T1 slope minus cervical lordosis) as a marker for both cervical deformity and a goal for correction similar to how PI-LL (pelvic incidence-lumbar lordosis) mismatch informs decision making in thoracolumbar adult spinal deformity (ASD). The goal of this study was to define the relationship between T1 slope (T1S) and cervical lordosis (CL).METHODSThis is a retrospective review of a prospective database. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2018.5.SPINE171232DOI Listing
October 2018

The effect of eyebrow stenting on the measurement of levator excursion in normal and ptotic eyelids.

Orbit 2018 Nov 9:1-4. Epub 2018 Nov 9.

b Division of Orbital and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Stein Eye Institute , University of California , Los Angeles , CA , USA.

Introduction: Levator function is classically estimated by measuring upper eyelid excursion (ULE) with digital brow stenting. The purpose of this study is to compare ULE with and without brow stenting in normal and ptotic eyelids.

Methods: In this prospective observational study, normal and ptotic eyelids were recruited. Read More

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https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/01676830.2018.1
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November 2018
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Plastic Surgery for Women.

Prim Care 2018 Dec;45(4):705-717

Department of Family Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA. Electronic address:

Plastic surgery is a broad field, including maxillofacial surgery, reconstruction after injuries, hand surgery, and skin flaps and grafts, but the most common procedures for women are liposuction and body contouring, breast surgery, and facial cosmetic procedures. Techniques of face and brow lifts, blepharoplasty, and rhinoplasty are discussed as well as botulinum toxin and filler injections, and laser and pulsed light techniques that may delay or eliminate the need for surgery. Comparison of the surgeries for breast reconstruction, reduction, augmentation, and mastopexy is discussed. Read More

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S00954543183007
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pop.2018.07.008DOI Listing
December 2018
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[Clinical and laboratory characteristics and genetic diagnosis of Kabuki syndrome].

Zhonghua Er Ke Za Zhi 2018 Nov;56(11):846-849

Department of Neurology, Beijing Children's Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing 100045, China.

To investigate the clinical features, laboratory characteristics and genetic diagnosis of Kabuki syndrome (KS). Between September 2014 and September 2016, seven children with clinically diagnosed KS from the neurology department, Beijing Children Hospital, Capital Medical University were included in this study. Three of them were male and 4 were female aged from 19 days to 6 years and 4 months with a median age of 3 years and 1 month. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3760/cma.j.issn.0578-1310.2018.11.010DOI Listing
November 2018
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Nonsurgical Management of Facial Masculinization and Feminization.

Aesthet Surg J 2018 Oct 31. Epub 2018 Oct 31.

Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA.

Background: Transgender patients may seek nonsurgical methods for facial masculinization and feminization as an adjunct or alternative to undergoing surgical procedures.

Objectives: The authors reviewed the existing literature regarding this topic and provided an overview of nonsurgical techniques for facial masculinization and feminization.

Methods: A comprehensive literature search of the PubMed and MedLine databases was conducted for studies published through December 2017 for techniques and outcomes of nonsurgical facial masculinization and feminization. Read More

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https://academic.oup.com/asj/advance-article/doi/10.1093/asj
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/asj/sjy253DOI Listing
October 2018
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Significant predictors of mathematical literacy for top-tiered countries/economies, Canada, and the United States on PISA 2012: Case for the sparse regression model.

Authors:
Mark V Brow

Br J Educ Psychol 2018 Oct 29. Epub 2018 Oct 29.

Department of Educational Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Background: National ranking from the triennial Programme of International Student Assessment (PISA) often serves as a barometer of national performance and human capital. Though excessive student- and school-level covariates (n > 700) may prove intractable for traditional least-squares estimate procedures, shrinkage methods may be more suitable for subset selection.

Aims: With a focus on the United States, this paper proposes sparse regression for PISA 2012 to discover salient student- and school-level predictor variables for mathematical literacy achievement. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bjep.12254DOI Listing
October 2018

Fatty Infiltration of Cervical Spine Extensor Musculature: Is there a Relationship With Cervical Sagittal Balance?

Clin Spine Surg 2018 Dec;31(10):428-434

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City, NY.

Study Design: This is a retrospective review of a single surgeon cervical deformity (CD) database.

Objective: Quantitatively describe the cervical extensor musculature in a CD population, and delineate associations between posterior musculature atrophy and progressive sagittal deformity.

Summary Of Background Data: While fatty infiltration (FI; ie, posterior musculature atrophy) of lumbar extensor musculature has been associated with pain and deformity, little is known of the relationship between FI, CD, cervical sagittal alignment, and functionality. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BSD.0000000000000742DOI Listing
December 2018
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Anthropometric Analysis on the Ocular Region Morphology of Children and Young Adults in Chinese Han Population.

Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg 2018 Oct 24. Epub 2018 Oct 24.

Department of Orbital Diseases and Ocular Oncology, State Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology, Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China.

Purpose: The periocular features vary in different age groups and ethnic populations. In this study, the authors sought to determine whether age-related differences exist for certain periocular parameters between children and young adults of Chinese Han population.

Methods: OU of 310 children (aged 7-10 years) and 301 young adults (aged 20-30 years) were evaluated by 2-dimensional photogrammetry. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/IOP.0000000000001245DOI Listing
October 2018
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Use of calcium hydroxylapatite in the upper third of the face: Retrospective analysis of techniques, dilutions and adverse events.

J Cosmet Dermatol 2018 Dec 25;17(6):1025-1030. Epub 2018 Oct 25.

Aesthetic Medicine Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Calcium hydroxylapatite (CaHA) is a commonly used soft tissue filler for aesthetic facial improvement, in particular for the lower and mid-face. The golden standard for upper facial filler indications is hyaluronic acid (HA) injection. In this report we investigate the safety, efficacy and complication rates after injections of CaHA to the upper third of the face using a variety of different techniques. Read More

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/jocd.12733
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December 2018
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Appreciation of the Vascular Anatomy of Aesthetic Forehead Reflation.

Dermatol Surg 2018 11;44 Suppl 1:S2-S4

Department of Dermatology, Carruthers Dermatology Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Background: Worldwide, the brow is the most common facial site to receive aesthetic treatment. However, the forehead above the brows has been comparatively less well studied with respect to both neuromodulators and fillers. Age-related remodeling of the forehead with loss of facial bone has been demonstrated on detailed radiographic studies. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DSS.0000000000001688DOI Listing
November 2018
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Surgical treatment of severe congenital ptosis using deep temporal fascia.

Orbit 2018 Oct 16:1-5. Epub 2018 Oct 16.

a Ophthalmology Department , Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital, IRCCS , Rome , Italy.

Purpose: To evaluate the surgical outcome of a frontalis sling using deep temporal fascia in the treatment of severe congenital ptosis (SCP).

Methods: A retrospective, interventional case series was performed. The study involved 25 patients with SCP (>4 mm). Read More

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https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/01676830.2018.1
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01676830.2018.1528617DOI Listing
October 2018
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Selecting the Best Eyelid Techniques.

Facial Plast Surg 2018 Oct 8;34(5):497-504. Epub 2018 Oct 8.

Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas.

The periorbital region is a focal point on the face. Dermatochalasis, fat herniation, blepharoptosis, brow ptosis, deep tear troughs, and malar fat pad descent are all age-related changes that occur around the eyes, and successful rejuvenation involves addressing all of these changes. Restoring a youthful, vibrant appearance to the eyes and periorbital areas can often only be accomplished with a combination of surgical and nonsurgical interventions. Read More

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http://www.thieme-connect.de/DOI/DOI?10.1055/s-0038-1672148
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0038-1672148DOI Listing
October 2018
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Surgical and Nonsurgical Techniques in Forehead Rejuvenation.

Facial Plast Surg 2018 Oct 8;34(5):466-473. Epub 2018 Oct 8.

Division of Facial Plastic Surgery, Advanced Facial Plastic Surgery Center, Dallas, Texas.

The periorbital and forehead regions are among the most expressive parts of the face. A thorough understanding of the complex facial anatomy and aesthetic norms are essential when evaluating and treating a patient for facial brow rejuvenation. Not only will knowledge of the anatomy enhance facial injection and surgical outcomes, but will also diminish potential complications. Read More

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http://www.thieme-connect.de/DOI/DOI?10.1055/s-0038-1669990
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0038-1669990DOI Listing
October 2018
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Management of Long-Standing Flaccid Facial Palsy: Static Approaches to the Brow, Midface, and Lower Lip.

Otolaryngol Clin North Am 2018 Dec 24;51(6):1141-1150. Epub 2018 Sep 24.

Facial Nerve Center, Vascular Birthmark Institute of New York, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital, Lenox Hill Hospital, 210 East 64th Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10065, USA. Electronic address:

Chronic flaccid facial paralysis (FFP>2 years) may be approached with static and dynamic techniques. A horizontal zonal assessment evaluates the upper, middle, and lower thirds of the face. Surgery is tailored to an individual's deficits, goals, and health status. Read More

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S00306665183013
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.otc.2018.07.010DOI Listing
December 2018
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Minimal Incisions Vertical Endoscopic Lifting (MIVEL) for the Management of Lateral Canthal and Lower Eyelid Malposition.

Aesthet Surg J 2018 Sep 21. Epub 2018 Sep 21.

Private practice in Genova, Italy.

The purpose of this article is to describe the necessary steps to correct both primary and postblepharoplasty lateral canthal and lower eyelid malpositions at the time of endoscopic face lifting. Endoscopic surgery is traditionally considered only for brow and forehead lifting. However, in our practice we have successfully expanded the indications of the minimal incision vertical endoscopic lifting technique from being primarily indicated for forehead/brow elevation to also treating both primary and secondary lower eyelid and lateral canthal malpositions. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/asj/sjy244DOI Listing
September 2018
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Surgical intervention for paediatric blepharoptosis: a 6-year case series.

Int Ophthalmol 2018 Sep 22. Epub 2018 Sep 22.

Tennent Institute of Ophthalmology, Gartnavel General Hospital, 1053 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G12 0YN, Scotland, UK.

Purpose: To present our experience of paediatric blepharoptosis in a tertiary referral centre and evaluate the effectiveness of surgical intervention.

Methods: A retrospective cohort study of all children receiving surgical blepharoptosis correction between 1/1/10 and 29/2/16. Children with pre-operative levator function (LF) ≥ 7 mm received levator resection, those with LF ≤ 4 mm received brow suspension, and in those children with LF of 5-6 mm, either levator resection or brow suspension was chosen depending on the degree of frontalis recruitment. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10792-018-1020-1DOI Listing
September 2018

Aspect of brow position changes after bilateral ptosis correction surgery.

J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 2018 Nov 7;71(11):1664-1678. Epub 2018 Aug 7.

Department of Ophthalmology, Kim's Eye Hospital, Myung-Gok Eye Research Institute, Konyang University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bjps.2018.07.013DOI Listing
November 2018
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Cervical and postural strategies for maintaining horizontal gaze in asymptomatic adults.

Eur Spine J 2018 Nov 7;27(11):2700-2709. Epub 2018 Sep 7.

Faculty of Medicine, University of Saint-Joseph, Beirut, Lebanon.

Purpose: To investigate the different cervical strategies for maintaining horizontal gaze in asymptomatic subjects.

Methods: One hundred and forty-four asymptomatic adults filled the SF-36 quality of life questionnaire and underwent full-body biplanar radiographs. Chin brow vertical angle (CBVA) and postural and cervical parameters were measured. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-018-5753-3DOI Listing
November 2018
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Eye damage due to cosmetic ultrasound treatment: a case report.

BMC Ophthalmol 2018 Aug 29;18(1):214. Epub 2018 Aug 29.

Eye Center, Wuhan University Renmin Hospital, 238 Jie Fang Road, Wu Chang District, Wuhan, 430060, China.

Background: Rejuvenation of aging eyelids is one of cosmetic changes to the individual to create the appearance of youth. Tightening treatment of eyelid by ultrasonic heat could possibly develop acute eye injury, including acute increase of IOP, cataract and rarely myopia.

Case Presentation: A case report of rejuvenation tightening treatment caused eye injury with 6 months' follow-up. Read More

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https://bmcophthalmol.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12886-018-0891-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6114535PMC
August 2018
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Acceptable Chin-Brow Vertical Angle for Neutral Position Radiography: Preliminary Analyses Based on Parameters of the Whole Sagittal Spine of an Asymptomatic Chinese Population.

World Neurosurg 2018 Dec 24;120:e488-e496. Epub 2018 Aug 24.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Zhejiang Spine Surgery Centre, The Second Affiliated Hospital and Yuying Children's Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University, Wenzhou, Zhejiang, China. Electronic address:

Objective: We sought to acquire the whole sagittal spine parameters and investigated the acceptable chin-brow vertical angle (CBVA) for neutral position radiography in an asymptomatic Chinese population.

Methods: The parameters measured in 257 asymptomatic volunteers included CBVA, occipital slope, orbital tilt, occipital incidence, C0-C2 Cobb angle, C2-C7 Cobb angle, C1-C7 Cobb angle, C2-C7 sagittal vertical axis and absolute rotation angle, cervical tilt, cranial tilt, T1 slope, and thoracic kyphosis, and others. We used Pearson correlation analyses to find relationships between CBVA and other variables. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2018.08.109DOI Listing
December 2018
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Sagittal alignment of the cervical spine in the setting of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.

J Neurosurg Spine 2018 Nov;29(5):506-514

1Clinic for Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery, Center for Orthopaedics, Trauma Surgery and Spinal Cord Injury, Heidelberg University Hospital, Heidelberg, Germany.

OBJECTIVEThe goal of this study was to investigate the impact of thoracic and lumbar alignment on cervical alignment in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS).METHODSEighty-one patients with AIS who had a Cobb angle > 40° and full-length spine radiographs were included. Radiographs were analyzed using dedicated software to measure pelvic parameters (sacral slope [SS], pelvic incidence [PI], pelvic tilt [PT]); regional parameters (C1 slope, C0-C2 angle, chin-brow vertical angle [CBVA], slope of line of sight [SLS], McRae slope, McGregor slope [MGS], C2-7 [cervical lordosis; CL], C2-7 sagittal vertical axis [SVA], C2-T3, C2-T3 SVA, C2-T1 Harrison measurement [C2-T1 Ha], T1 slope, thoracic kyphosis [TK], lumbar lordosis [LL], and PI-LL mismatch); and global parameters (SVA). Read More

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http://thejns.org/doi/10.3171/2018.3.SPINE171263
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November 2018
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A response to reviewers Brow and Walther.

Authors:
Dale F Williams

J Fluency Disord 2018 Dec 20;58:123-124. Epub 2018 Aug 20.

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Florida Atlantic University, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431, United States. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfludis.2018.08.002DOI Listing
December 2018
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A 3D Morphometrical Evaluation of Brow Position After Standardized Botulinum Toxin A Treatment of the Forehead and Glabella.

Aesthet Surg J 2018 Aug 14. Epub 2018 Aug 14.

Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, Freiburg University Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany.

Background: Botulinum toxin treatment for forehead wrinkles has been extensively studied and found to be a safe and reproducible procedure. However, the effect on the position of the eyebrows which relies on the dynamic positioning of the treated muscles has received less attention and has not been studied with 3D technology.

Objectives: To evaluate the changes of eyebrow position after standardised botulinum toxin treatment of glabella or glabella and frontalis muscles with 3D imaging. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/asj/sjy205DOI Listing
August 2018
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The Relationship Between Eyebrow and Eyelid Position in Patients With Ptosis, Dermatochalasis and Controls.

Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg 2019 Jan/Feb;35(1):85-90

Division of Orbital and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Stein Eye Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.

Purpose: The purpose of this study is to explore mechanical and co-innervational factors involved in both voluntary and involuntary brow elevation among people affected by ptosis and dermatochalasis.

Methods: In this prospective cohort study of normal controls and eyelids with ptosis or dermatochalasis, marginal reflex distance (MRD1) and brow height were measured under the following conditions: neutral position, involuntary mechanical brow elevation, voluntary brow elevation, and maximal eyelid opening. The primary outcome measure was change in MRD1. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/IOP.0000000000001178DOI Listing
August 2018
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The Impact of Upper Face Botulinum Toxin Injections on Eyebrow Height and Forehead Lines: A Randomized Controlled Trial and an Algorithmic Approach to Forehead Injection.

Plast Reconstr Surg 2018 Nov;142(5):1212-1217

Beirut, Lebanon; and Paris, France From the Departments of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine Saint-Joseph University; and Policlinique Esthétique Marigny Vincennes.

No previous study has objectively evaluated the effect of different forehead injection patterns on the eyebrow height and forehead lines. The patients were divided into three groups. Botulinum toxin was injected into both the lateral and medial eyebrow depressors in all groups. Read More

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http://Insights.ovid.com/crossref?an=00006534-201811000-0001
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000004836DOI Listing
November 2018
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Intradermal Injection of Botulinum Toxin: A Safer Treatment Modality for Forehead Wrinkles.

Ann Dermatol 2018 Aug 28;30(4):458-461. Epub 2018 Jun 28.

Department of Dermatology, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

Intramuscular injection of botulinum toxin A (BTXA) is commonly used for the treatment of forehead wrinkles. In practice, physicians often use an intradermal injection for this purpose, as they feel that there is a lower risk of adverse effects compared with intramuscular injection. However, there are no direct comparative studies between those two injection modalities. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5021/ad.2018.30.4.458DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6029967PMC
August 2018
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Feminizing the Face: Combination of Frontal Bone Reduction and Reduction Rhinoplasty.

Case Rep Surg 2018 2;2018:1947807. Epub 2018 Jul 2.

Division of Plastic, Reconstructive, Transgender, and Aesthetic Surgery, University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA.

Gender affirmation surgeries in male-to-female patient transitioning include breast augmentation, genital construction, and facial feminization surgery (FFS). FFS improves mental health and quality of life in transgender patients. The nose and forehead are critical in facial attractiveness and gender identity; thus, frontal brow reduction and rhinoplasty are a mainstay of FFS. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2018/1947807DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6051275PMC
July 2018
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SECONDARY WALL ASSOCIATED MYB1 is a positive regulator of secondary cell wall thickening in Brachypodium distachyon and is not found in the Brassicaceae.

Plant J 2018 Nov 12;96(3):532-545. Epub 2018 Sep 12.

Biology Department, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA.

Grass biomass is comprised chiefly of secondary walls that surround fiber and xylem cells. A regulatory network of interacting transcription factors in part regulates cell wall thickening. We identified Brachypodium distachyon SECONDARY WALL ASSOCIATED MYB1 (SWAM1) as a potential regulator of secondary cell wall biosynthesis based on gene expression, phylogeny, and transgenic plant phenotypes. Read More

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/tpj.14047
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November 2018
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Brow Position After Paramedian Forehead Flap Nasal Reconstruction.

JAMA Facial Plast Surg 2018 Jul 26. Epub 2018 Jul 26.

Department of Otolaryngology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamafacial.2018.0814DOI Listing
July 2018
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Classification images characterize age-related deficits in face discrimination.

Vision Res 2018 Aug 1. Epub 2018 Aug 1.

Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Health Sciences, Toronto, Ontario M6A 2E1, Canada; Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G3, Canada; Department of Psychology, Neuroscience, and Behaviour, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada. Electronic address:

Face perception is impaired in older adults, but the cause of this decline is not well understood. We examined this issue by measuring Classification Images (CIs) in a face discrimination task in younger and older adults. Faces were presented in static, white visual noise, and face contrast was varied with a staircase to maintain an accuracy rate of ≈71%. Read More

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Are the sagittal cervical radiographic modifiers of the Ames-ISSG classification specific to adult cervical deformity?

J Neurosurg Spine 2018 Nov;29(5):483-490

1Faculty of Medicine and.

OBJECTIVEThe Ames-International Spine Study Group (ISSG) classification has recently been proposed as a tool for adult cervical deformity evaluation. This classification includes three radiographic cervical sagittal modifiers that have not been evaluated in asymptomatic adults. The aim of this study was to determine whether the sagittal radiographic modifiers described in the Ames-ISSG cervical classification are encountered in asymptomatic adults without alteration of health-related quality of life (HRQOL). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2018.2.SPINE171285DOI Listing
November 2018
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Horizontal Forehead Lines: A Reflection of Eyelid Ptosis or Blepharodermachalasia.

Aesthetic Plast Surg 2018 Dec 20;42(6):1551-1555. Epub 2018 Jul 20.

Department of Plastic Surgery, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, 11100 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH, 44106, USA.

Background: In his facial aesthetics practice, the senior author (B.G.) observed that many patients presenting with horizontal forehead lines also demonstrated upper eyelid ptosis or enough blepharodermachalasia to require compensation. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00266-018-1198-7DOI Listing
December 2018
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Reduction of Supraorbital Fractures via a Short Sub-Brow Incision.

J Craniofac Surg 2018 Nov;29(8):2164-2165

Department of Anatomy, Inha University School of Medicine, Incheon, Korea.

The authors report a short-incision supraorbital approach through an upper eyebrow skin incision that was used to treat supraorbital rim fractures in 2 patients.With the patient in the supine position, short incision lines were designed. Their length was usually less than 1 cm (1 or 2 mm medial to the frontal nerve and lateral to the supraorbital nerve), and they were designed at the inferior margin of the eyebrow to avoid injuring the frontal, supraorbital, or supratrochlear nerve. Read More

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November 2018
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Upper Eyelid Blepharoplasty: A Novel Method to Predict and Improve Outcomes.

Aesthet Surg J 2018 Oct;38(11):NP156-NP164

William Beaumont Hospital, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine in Royal Oak, Michigan.

Background: In some upper eyelid blepharoplasties, maximal skin removal may not result in desired outcomes; raising crease height can therefore be considered. Currently, there is no method to determine the amount of skin to be excised and/or crease elevation required to achieve a specific outcome.

Objective: This study extrapolated an equation to determine amount of skin excision and/or lid crease elevation needed to achieve a specific eyelid margin to fold distance (MFD). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/asj/sjy167DOI Listing
October 2018
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Botulinum toxin therapy of bipolar depression: A case series.

J Psychiatr Res 2018 Sep 28;104:55-57. Epub 2018 Jun 28.

Asklepios Clinic North-Ochsenzoll, Asklepios Campus Hamburg, Medical Faculty, Semmelweis University, Germany.

We and others have recently found that botulinum toxin injected into the brow muscles has significant antidepressant properties as compared to placebo in randomized controlled trials in patients with major depressive disorder. However, data for the treatment of bipolar depression with botulinum toxin is lacking. We report here six patients with bipolar disorder experiencing moderate to severe depressive episodes who were treated on a compassionate basis with botulinum toxin given their persistent depressive symptoms and adverse side effects from medications. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpsychires.2018.06.015DOI Listing
September 2018

Does the preoperative lumbar sagittal profile affect the selection of osteotomy level in pedicle subtraction osteotomy for thoracolumbar kyphosis secondary to ankylosing spondylitis?

Clin Neurol Neurosurg 2018 Sep 28;172:39-45. Epub 2018 Jun 28.

The Department of Spine Surgery, Drum Tower Hospital, Nanjing, China.

Objective: To investigate the different preoperative lumbar sagittal profiles of ankylosing spondylitis (AS) patients and the selection of osteotomy level for one-level pedicle subtraction osteotomy (PSO) for the correction of thoracolumbar kyphosis.

Patients And Methods: Seventy-one consecutive AS patients with an average age of 35.3 years and a mean follow-up time of 35. Read More

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September 2018
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A Technique for the Prevention of Recurrent Eyebrow Ptosis After Brow Lift Surgery.

Ann Plast Surg 2018 Sep;81(3):263-268

From the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, First Hospital of Jilin University, Changchun, Jilin, China.

Background: Preventing the recurrence of eyebrow ptosis after brow lift surgery is challenging. We developed a novel technique to maintain elevation of the eyebrow after brow lift surgery.

Methods: A consecutive sample of patients who underwent brow lift surgery between June 2014 and June 2016 was divided into 2 groups. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SAP.0000000000001541DOI Listing
September 2018
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Treatment of Cosmetic Tattoos: A Review and Case Analysis.

Dermatol Surg 2018 Dec;44(12):1565-1570

Washington Institute of Dermatologic Laser Surgery, Washington, District of Columbia.

Background: Cosmetic tattoos such as eyeliner, brow liner, and lip liner have become increasingly popular in the United States and throughout the world. For a variety of reasons, patients frequently regret their tattoos and request their removal; however, removal is often complicated by the aesthetically sensitive location of these specialized tattoos and the fact that they often contain white metallic compounds that darken on pigment-specific laser irradiation.

Objective: To review the clinical use, effectiveness, and safety of an ablative laser technique for cosmetic tattoos. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DSS.0000000000001572DOI Listing
December 2018
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Mechanical Evaluation of Retinal Damage Associated With Blunt Craniomaxillofacial Trauma: A Simulation Analysis.

Transl Vis Sci Technol 2018 May 7;7(3):16. Epub 2018 Jun 7.

Key Laboratory for Biomechanics and Mechanobiology of Ministry of Education, School of Biological Science and Medical Engineering, Beihang University, Beijing, China.

Purpose: To evaluate retinal damage as the result of craniomaxillofacial trauma and explain its pathogenic mechanism using finite element (FE) simulation.

Methods: Computed tomography (CT) images of an adult man were obtained to construct a FE skull model. A FE skin model was built to cover the outer surface of the skull model. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5991806PMC
May 2018
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Use of 'Trocar Site Closure Device' for Frontalis Brow Suspension.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2018 Jun;28(6):S123-S124

Department of Ophthalmology, King Edward Medical University, Lahore, Pakistan.

Ptosis correction by Fox Pentagon technique of frontalis brow suspension, using 'trocar site closure device' for placement of banked fascia lata is presented. The use of this device was found to be safe, secure, smooth, and stable. It has a gently tapered cutting upper edge and a blunt front, and is less traumatic as compared to the conventional Wright's fascia needle or the 18 gauge needle which are sharper and could cause an inadvertent and relatively more damage to the eyelids' delicate tissues. Read More

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June 2018
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Glabellar Rejuvenation in Forehead Lift: Reversed Periosteum or Dermal Fat Graft to Cover Pedicled Glabellar Flap.

J Craniofac Surg 2018 Sep;29(6):1558-1561

The Third Department, Plastic Surgery Hospital, Peking Union Medical College and the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China.

Forehead aging is characterized by wrinkles, loss of skin elasticity, brow ptosis, and soft-tissue atrophy. For patients with prominent rhytids and marked brow ptosis, forehead lift is still the most effective treatment with a persisting result. In order to eliminate the glabellar wrinkles, forehead lift usually requires the removal of the corrugator supercilii muscle and procerus, which can lead to glabellar flattening or depression. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SCS.0000000000004620DOI Listing
September 2018
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