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Clinical Evaluation of 225 Sub-SMAS Facelifts with No Temporal Incision.

Authors:
Eric Swanson

Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2020 Feb 26;8(2):e2640. Epub 2020 Feb 26.

Swanson Center, Leawood, KS.

Background: Despite their name, "short scar" procedures leave scars in the temples and the postauricular scar often requires extension. Redraping the orbicularis muscle for periorbital rejuvenation increases the risk of facial nerve injury. This retrospective cohort study was undertaken to clinically evaluate a surgical approach that eliminates the temporal incision. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/GOX.0000000000002640DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7159970PMC
February 2020

Techniques of Eyebrow Lifting: A Narrative Review.

J Ophthalmic Vis Res 2020 Apr-Jun;15(2):218-235. Epub 2020 Apr 6.

Eye and Skull Base Research Centers, The Five Senses Institute, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

None of brow lift techniques are completely satisfactory because of their limited effectiveness, lack of longevity, and potential complications. The aim of this study was to provide a comprehensive review of the literature on the pros and cons of the most popular techniques in brow and forehead lift. Relevant original articles in the PubMed database (English language) were sought using the search terms "eyebrow lift", "forehead lift", "periorbital rejuvenation", "eyebrow ptosis", "blepharoplasty and eyebrow change", "surgical eyebrow lift", and "non-surgical eyebrow lift", No date limitation was considered. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.18502/jovr.v15i2.6740DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7151508PMC

Pressure ulcer following circumferential head dressing.

Orbit 2020 Jan 30:1-7. Epub 2020 Jan 30.

Eye Research Center, The Five Senses Institute, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

: To report four patients with forehead pressure ulcer (PU) following encircling head dressing and review the literature.: Uneventful endoscopic forehead lift procedure was performed with moderate skin elevation in three patients. Left upper eyelid crease incision was made to remove the sub-brow dermoid cyst uneventfully in one patient. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01676830.2020.1719521DOI Listing
January 2020

A Novel Endoscopic Forehead Lift Technique for Patients with Upper Facial Wrinkles: Morphometric Evaluation and Patient-Reported Outcome using FACE-Q Scales.

Facial Plast Surg 2020 Jun 7;36(3):226-234. Epub 2020 Jan 7.

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Peking University Third Hospital, Beijing, China.

Chinese patients more frequently complain of forehead wrinkles than eyebrow and upper eyelid ptosis. Besides the commonly used brow-lifting technique, a novel technique to satisfy the demands of Chinese patients is needed. In this article, we introduce our novel endoscopic forehead lift procedure and analyze the morphometric evaluation and patient-reported outcomes. Read More

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Endoscopic Temporal Brow Lift: Surgical Indications, Technique, and 10-Year Outcome Analysis.

Plast Reconstr Surg 2019 12;144(6):1305-1310

Dallas, Texas From the Dallas Plastic Surgery Institute.

Background: Brow-lift techniques have evolved from the most invasive approach, such as a coronal brow lift, to a minimally invasive technique, such as an endoscopic brow lift over the past century. Although an endoscopic brow lift offers the advantage of being minimally invasive, it suffers from a high recurrence rate. The authors present their experience of combining an endoscopic and temporal brow lift approach for long-lasting results, and discuss the surgical indication, techniques, and outcome of an endoscopic temporal brow lift. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000006238DOI Listing
December 2019

Gliding Brow Lift (GBL): A New Concept.

Aesthetic Plast Surg 2019 12 11;43(6):1536-1546. Epub 2019 Sep 11.

Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA.

Background: Creating the ideal aesthetic eyebrow shape and position is an important goal in facial rejuvenation. One challenge of an eyebrow lift is to find a predictable procedure that balances the advantages and disadvantages of the available strategies. The gliding brow lifting (GBL) is a technique that provides minimal incisions, an effective and stable eyebrow lift, and offers the advantage of precise reshaping of the eyebrow. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00266-019-01486-3DOI Listing
December 2019
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Endoscopic Brow Lift Fixation With Mitek Suture Anchors: A 9-Year Experience of a New "Ideal" Technique.

Plast Surg (Oakv) 2019 May 4;27(2):100-106. Epub 2018 Nov 4.

Department of Plastic Surgery, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, USA.

Purpose: In recent years, the endoscopic technique has emerged as a minimally invasive approach to forehead rejuvenation, although the specific need for and mode of brow fixation for endoscopic brow lifts remain under considerable debate. An ideal fixation device should provide non-palpable long-lasting fixation and allow retention of the device post-operatively without the need for removal. It should also allow precise intraoperative adjustment for symmetry and correction of brow ptosis. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2292550318800504DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6505361PMC
May 2019
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Eyebrow-lift With Frontal Muscle Plication.

JAMA Facial Plast Surg 2019 Mar;21(2):163-164

Department of Plastic Surgery, Hospital das Clínicas, Medical School, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamafacial.2018.1476DOI Listing
March 2019
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Face-neck lifting and ancillary procedures: A series of 203 cases.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2018 Sep;97(39):e12333

Professor of Plastic Surgery, A-Plast Estetik, Istanbul, Turkey.

Various methods and ancillary procedures have been defined in the era of face-lifting surgery.The purpose of this study was to evaluate the esthetic outcomes of our face-neck cases and the importance of adding ancillary procedures based on individual assessment.We conducted a retrospective review of 203 face-neck cases, basically following the endoscopic and open principles of Vasconez. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000012333DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6181572PMC
September 2018
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Minimal Incisions Vertical Endoscopic Lifting (MIVEL) for the Management of Lateral Canthal and Lower Eyelid Malposition.

Aesthet Surg J 2019 04;39(5):472-480

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
April 2019
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Endoscopic Browplasty.

Facial Plast Surg 2018 Apr 9;34(2):139-144. Epub 2018 Apr 9.

Lindsay House Surgery Center for Plastic Surgery, Rochester, New York.

The endoscopic brow lift has become an established procedure that can safely and reliably rejuvenate the upper third of the face. The authors discuss relevant anatomy and considerations for patient selection to optimize surgical outcomes. A detailed review of surgical technique is presented, and the potential complications and means to reduce them are discussed. Read More

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April 2018
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Endoscopic Excision of Benign Facial Masses in Children: A Review of Outcomes.

J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 2018 May 15;28(5):617-621. Epub 2018 Feb 15.

2 Division of Pediatric Surgery, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, Stanford University Medical Center , Stanford, California.

Purpose: Benign masses of the eyebrow and forehead are common in pediatric patients and can result in facial asymmetry, discomfort, or super-infection. Excision is classically conducted via an incision directly over the mass, which can produce sub-optimal cosmesis. Recently, an endoscopic approach using pediatric brow-lift equipment has been adopted. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/lap.2017.0168DOI Listing
May 2018
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Acute primary angle closure after periorbital facial procedures report of four cases and literature review.

Orbit 2018 Oct 5;37(5):348-351. Epub 2018 Jan 5.

a Eye Research Center , Rassoul Akram Hospital, Iran University of Medical Science , Tehran , Iran.

Aims: To report four cases of acute primary angle closure (PAC) after blepharoplasty and forehead lifting procedures and review the previous reported cases in the literature.

Methods: Four female subjects with age range of 50-67 years developed PAC 2-5 days after blepharoplasty and endoscopic forehead lifting procedures. All presented with pain, nausea, blurred vision, red eye, and eyelid swelling. Read More

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https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/01676830.2017.1
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October 2018
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Commentary on: Transcutaneous Brow Shaping: A Straightforward and Precise Method to Lift and Shape the Eyebrows.

Aesthet Surg J 2017 09;37(8):876-878

Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/asj/sjx134DOI Listing
September 2017
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[Forehead rejuvenation].

Ann Chir Plast Esthet 2017 Oct 22;62(5):406-423. Epub 2017 Sep 22.

50, rue de la République, 69002 Lyon, France. Electronic address:

The goal of this article is to provide a systemic approach to forehead rejuvenation. Fillers, botulinic toxin injections, transpalpebral, endoscopic or bicoronal brow lift must be usual techniques for every plastic surgeon in overall facial rejuvenation. Achieving a long lasting and aesthetically pleasing forehead is possible only with surgical techniques when aging is obvious. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anplas.2017.07.016DOI Listing
October 2017
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[Endoscopic Browlift via Endotine Forehead Device in Patients with Facial Palsy].

Laryngorhinootologie 2017 Oct 30;96(10):691-697. Epub 2017 Jun 30.

Universitätsklinikum Essen, Klinik für Hals-Nasen-Ohren-Heilkunde, Kopf- und Hals-Chirurgie.

 Forehead and brows form a critical aesthetic and functional subunit of the face. Chronical pPeripheral paralysis of the facial nerve or its frontal branch may cause brow ptosis and eyelid deformities with a limited field of vision and loss of facial symmetry. Techniques, especially endoscopic methods have evolved significantly. Read More

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October 2017
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Transpalpebral Eyebrow Lift.

Facial Plast Surg 2016 Dec 29;32(6):631-635. Epub 2016 Dec 29.

Department of Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery, Federal University of Uberlandia, Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Forehead rejuvenation goals are to raise the eyebrow, attenuate forehead wrinkles, and decrease glabellar frown lines. Endoscopic forehead lift represents a significant progress, even replacing the classic coronal and pretriquial techniques. The transpalpebral eyebrow lift allows safe direct visualization of anatomic structures comparable to the allowed by the endoscopic-assisted technique but dispenses the endoscopic instrumentation, is less expensive, and takes less time to learn. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0036-1596048DOI Listing
December 2016
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The Endoscopic Brow Lift.

Authors:
Jon D Perenack

Atlas Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am 2016 Sep 5;24(2):165-73. Epub 2016 Jul 5.

LSU Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, New Orleans, LA, USA; Williamson Cosmetic Surgery Center, 8150 Jefferson Highway, Baton Rouge, LA 70809, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cxom.2016.05.005DOI Listing
September 2016
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Surgical Adhesives in Facial Plastic Surgery.

Otolaryngol Clin North Am 2016 Jun;49(3):585-99

Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA.

In facial plastic surgery, attaining hemostasis may require adjuncts to traditional surgical techniques. Fibrin tissue adhesives have broad applications in surgery and are particularly useful when addressing the soft tissue encountered in facial plastic surgery. Beyond hemostasis, tissue adhesion and enhanced wound healing are reported benefits associated with a decrease in operating time, necessity for drains and pressure dressings, and incidence of wound healing complications. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.otc.2016.02.012DOI Listing
June 2016
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Endoscopic Browlift in the Receding Hairline Patient.

J Craniofac Surg 2016 Jan;27(1):156-8

Division of Plastic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.

Unlabelled: The upper third of the face, composed of the forehead and the brow, is a critical aesthetic subunit. Brow ptosis is a common presenting complaint for patients seeking elective improvement of their facial appearance. Browlift surgery has a long history of technique evolution, with various reported methods and refinements. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SCS.0000000000002266DOI Listing
January 2016
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[Lifting procedures in cosmetic facial surgery].

Ned Tijdschr Tandheelkd 2014 Oct;121(10):507-15

A prominent characteristic of the aging face is the descent of skin and subcutaneous tissues. In order to reduce this and create a more youthful appearance, several lifting procedures can be employed. In the forehead and eyebrow region the transblepharoplastic brow lift, the direct brow lift, the temporal brow lift, the coronal brow lift and the endoscopic brow lift can be distinguished. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5177/ntvt.2014.10.14147DOI Listing
October 2014
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Transtemporal midface lifting to blend the lower eyelid-cheek junction.

Clin Plast Surg 2015 Jan;42(1):103-14

Marcelo Antunes Center for Facial Plastic Surgery, 3807 Spicewwod Springs Road, Suite 201, Austin, TX 78759, USA.

When examining the results of this technique, improvement is noticed in the infraorbital hollowing, midface tissue ptosis, depth of nasolabial folds, and degree of jowling. The greatest overall improvement is the extent of midface ptosis and infraorbital hollowing at the lower eyelid-cheek junction followed by improvement in the nasolabial region. Improvement in jowling was common but less significant than the improvement of the midface structures. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cps.2014.08.003DOI Listing
January 2015
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Electron microscopic and proteomic comparison of terminal branches of the trigeminal nerve in patients with and without migraine headaches.

Plast Reconstr Surg 2014 Nov;134(5):796e-805e

Cleveland, Ohio From the Departments of Plastic Surgery, Neurosciences, and Neurology, the Center for Proteomics and Bioinformatics, and the American Migraine Center, Case Western Reserve University.

Background: The purpose of this study was to compare the ultrastructural appearance and protein expression of the zygomaticotemporal branch of the trigeminal nerve in patients with and without migraine headaches.

Methods: After confirmation of migraine headache diagnosis on 15 patients, a 5-mm segment of the zygomaticotemporal branch of the trigeminal nerve that is routinely removed during migraine surgery was compared to similarly sized nerve segments obtained from 15 control patients without a history of migraine headaches, who underwent an endoscopic forehead lift where this nerve is routinely transected. The segments were snap-frozen at -80°C for the downstream proteomics analysis. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000000696DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4465394PMC
November 2014
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Concentric double cables fixation as an alternative suspension method for the endoscopic forehead lift.

J Plast Surg Hand Surg 2015 Jun 1;49(3):141-6. Epub 2014 Oct 1.

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Ain-Shams University , Cairo , Egypt.

Fixation of the elevated eyebrow is an important final step in endoscopic forehead lifting. One of the most common methods of fixation includes temporal fasciae sutures for the tail of the eyebrow, and mini-screws for the body of the eyebrow. The concentric cables fixation is an alternative method for elevation of both the tail and the body of the eyebrow. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/2000656X.2014.964724DOI Listing
June 2015
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Finesse in forehead and brow rejuvenation: modern concepts, including endoscopic methods.

Plast Reconstr Surg 2014 Dec;134(6):1141-50

Providence, R.I.; St. Louis, Mo.; Newark, Del.; and Palo Alto, Calif. From the Department of Plastic Surgery, Rhode Island Hospital and the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University; the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Washington University; Premier Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery; and the Department of Plastic Surgery, Palo Alto Medical Foundation.

Background: The brow and forehead are essential elements of the facial aesthetic architecture. Although frequently overlooked in youth, signs of facial aging are often most noticeable in the upper third of the face. Ptosis and loss of contour in the brows, along with temporal volume loss, sagging of periorbital tissue, and rhytides in the forehead, are common presenting complaints for aesthetic surgery. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000000756DOI Listing
December 2014
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Endoscopic-assisted facelifting.

Facial Plast Surg 2014 Aug 30;30(4):413-21. Epub 2014 Jul 30.

Devenir Aesthetics, Austin, Texas.

Over the past two decades the use of endoscopes for facial rejuvenation gained wide popularity due to its reliable and reproducible results and limitation of the morbidity related to the open approaches. A thorough knowledge of the anatomy is of paramount importance to safely release all the fascial attachments while avoiding injuries to the facial nerve. The authors find the endoscopic forehead midface lift to be a reliable and safe procedure for facial rejuvenation. Read More

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http://www.thieme-connect.de/DOI/DOI?10.1055/s-0034-1383559
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August 2014
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Effect of endoscopic brow lift on contractures and synkinesis of the facial muscles in patients with a regenerated postparalytic facial nerve syndrome.

Plast Reconstr Surg 2014 Jan;133(1):121-9

Wiesbaden, Germany; Zeist, The Netherlands; and Baltimore, Md. From the Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Center for Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Dr. Horst-Schmidt-Kliniken; the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Center for Facial Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, Diakonessen Hospital Zeist; and the Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Background: Delayed recovery after facial palsy results in aberrant nerve regeneration with symptomatic movement disorders, summarized as the postparalytic facial nerve syndrome. The authors present an alternative surgical approach for improvement of periocular movement disorders in patients with postparalytic facial nerve syndrome. The authors proposed that endoscopic brow lift leads to an improvement of periocular movement disorders by reducing pathologically raised levels of afferent input. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.prs.0000436834.19066.7cDOI Listing
January 2014
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Rhinoplasty and brow modification: a powerful combination.

Aesthet Surg J 2013 Sep 9;33(7):983-94. Epub 2013 Sep 9.

Dr Daniel is a Clinical Professor and Dr Kosins is a Clinical Assistant Professor WOS at The Aesthetic & Plastic Surgery Institute, University of California-Irvine, Orange, California.

Background: Plastic surgeons have long recognized the importance of performing chin augmentation concurrent with a rhinoplasty to achieve facial balance. However, few surgeons consider the benefits of combining a rhinoplasty with brow modification to achieve a better aesthetic result. By increasing the size of the middle third of the face, the nose will automatically appear smaller. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1090820X13503474DOI Listing
September 2013
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The impact of endoscopic brow lift on eyebrow morphology, aesthetics, and longevity: objective and subjective measurements over a 5-year period.

Plast Reconstr Surg 2013 Aug;132(2):226e-238e

King Edward VII Hospital, London, UK.

Background: The longevity of a brow lift, its morphology, and its contribution to overall facial aesthetics have not been addressed in previous studies using both objective measurements and validated subjective aesthetic scoring systems.

Methods: Thirty-one patients with a 5.4-year follow-up after subperiosteal endoscopic brow lift were assessed by (1) objective measurements using computer software, (2) validated regional aesthetic scoring systems, and (3) global aesthetic scoring systems. Read More

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August 2013
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Minimal incisions vertical endoscopic lifting and fat grafting as a systematic approach to the rejuvenation of the periocular esthetic unit.

Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg 2013 Jul-Aug;29(4):308-15

Oculoplastica Bernardini, Genova, Italy.

Purpose: The forehead/brow complex, the temporal region, the upper eyelid, the zygomatic area, the lower eyelid, and the cheek comprise the periocular esthetic unit. The combination of variable degrees of tissue descent and fat deflation of the component parts of the unit determine its appearance with age. The authors report the results of tissue repositioning through a minimal incisions vertical endoscopic lift and volume restoration used in combination to restore the natural youthful appearance of the periocular esthetic unit. Read More

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January 2014
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A quantitative analysis of lateral canthal position following endoscopic forehead-midface-lift surgery.

JAMA Facial Plast Surg 2013 Sep-Oct;15(5):352-7

Department of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Lindsay House Center for Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery, Rochester, New York2now with the Department of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Kolstad Facial Plastic Surgery, La Jolla, California.

Importance: The value of this study is to evaluate outcomes of endoscopic forehead-midface-lift surgery. Many surgeons are reluctant to offer this procedure for fear of change in the shape and appearance of the eyelid.

Objective: To objectively evaluate the change in lateral canthal position following endoscopic forehead-midface-lift surgery. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamafacial.2013.1220DOI Listing
May 2014
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Endoscopic brow lifts: have they replaced coronal lifts?

Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am 2013 May;21(2):191-9

Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology, UC Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA.

This article describes the use of the endoscopic brow-lifting technique in addressing periorbital aging. This article discusses the advantages and disadvantage of the endoscopic versus traditional techniques of brow lifting and gives our treatment algorithm depending on patient needs. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fsc.2013.02.003DOI Listing
May 2013
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Safety of cranial fixation in endoscopic brow lifts.

Am J Otolaryngol 2013 Nov-Dec;34(6):690-4. Epub 2013 Apr 22.

Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, USA. Electronic address:

Introduction: The endoscopic brow lift technique relies on brow mobilization and often soft fixation to the underlying calvarium. While the endoscopic brow lift has been used safely, there are anecdotal reports of cerebrospinal fluid leak. We sought to measure calvarial thickness to improve the safety of cranial fixation. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjoto.2013.03.014DOI Listing
October 2014
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Discussion: Morphometric long-term evaluation and comparison of brow position and shape after endoscopic forehead lift and transpalpebral browpexy.

Authors:
Ruth Graf

Plast Reconstr Surg 2012 Dec;130(6):841e-842e

Federal University of Paraná, Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil.

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December 2012
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Morphometric long-term evaluation and comparison of brow position and shape after endoscopic forehead lift and transpalpebral browpexy.

Plast Reconstr Surg 2012 Dec;130(6):830e-840e

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

Background: Although a multitude of proposed forehead rejuvenation procedures have been described, long-term and systematic morphometric evaluation is rare. There are no studies comparing endoscopic forehead lifts and transpalpebral browpexy techniques according to their efficacy in raising and reshaping the brow.

Methods: In a retrospective study, standardized photographic documentations of patients undergoing an endoscopic forehead lift or a transpalpebral browpexy were morphometrically analyzed. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0b013e31826d9f37DOI Listing
December 2012
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Ideal female brow aesthetics.

Clin Plast Surg 2013 Jan 8;40(1):147-55. Epub 2012 Sep 8.

Division of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Keck School of Medicine at USC, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

The concept of the ideal female eyebrow has changed over time. Modern studies examining youthful brow aesthetics are reviewed. An analysis of ideal female brow characteristics as depicted in the Western print media between 1945 and 2011 was performed. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cps.2012.07.003DOI Listing
January 2013
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Technical considerations in endoscopic brow lift.

Clin Plast Surg 2013 Jan 27;40(1):105-15. Epub 2012 Aug 27.

Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA.

The authors discuss how, in performing an endoscopic brow lift, meticulous surgical technique, adherence to anatomic dissection planes, and direct visualization used at key points in the procedure enable a safer, more-complete dissection and a better outcome. Anatomy as it relates to the procedure is discussed. Patient evaluation and patient expectations are reviewed with a discussion of the points to present to patients about outcomes of this surgery. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cps.2012.06.004DOI Listing
January 2013
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The varied options in brow lifting.

Authors:
Farzad R Nahai

Clin Plast Surg 2013 Jan 23;40(1):101-4. Epub 2012 Oct 23.

Paces Plastic Surgery, Atlanta, GA 30327, USA.

Numerous options in brow lifting exist that can be broadly categorized as open and minimally invasive or endoscopic. Proper patient evaluation, procedural goals, and surgeon preference all play into procedure choice. There are common desirable traits of the esthetic brow. Read More

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January 2013
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A review of 13 years of experience with endoscopic forehead-lift.

Arch Facial Plast Surg 2012 Sep-Oct;14(5):336-41

Department of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery, University Hospital rechts der Isar, Munich Technical University, Munich, Germany.

Objective: To conduct objective quantitative and qualitative evaluations of the long-term result in endoscopic forehead-lift.

Methods: Medical charts of 143 patients who underwent endoscopic forehead-lift between 1994 and 2007 were reviewed for postoperative complications and the duration of complaints. Patients received a questionnaire to evaluate satisfaction and social restriction after surgery. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/archfacial.2012.43DOI Listing
March 2013
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Morphological and morphometric analysis of supraorbital foramen and supraorbital notch: a study on dry human skulls.

Oman Med J 2012 Mar;27(2):129-33

Objectives: A clear knowledge of the location of the maxillo-facial foramina is essential for clinicians while performing endoscopic surgeries and regional nerve blocks. In the present study, a detailed analysis of the supraorbital foramen (SOF) and supraorbital notch (SON) of South Indian skulls is reported and the data are compared with those from other races and regions.

Methods: Anatomical variation of SOF/SON was studied in 83 adult human skulls bilaterally, using "travelling Vernier's microscope". Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5001/omj.2012.27DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3321347PMC
March 2012
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Endoscopic forehead lift in patients with male pattern baldness.

Am J Otolaryngol 2012 Sep-Oct;33(5):519-22. Epub 2012 Feb 1.

Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46290, USA.

Purpose: The presence of male pattern baldness poses a significant challenge when attempting to optimize treatment of the upper third of the face. The purpose of this study is to demonstrate and discuss results of the endoscopic forehead lift in patients with male pattern baldness.

Materials And Methods: This was a retrospective case series done in an academic medical center. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjoto.2011.11.007DOI Listing
January 2013
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Objective assessment of change in apparent age after facial rejuvenation surgery.

Authors:
Eric Swanson

J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 2011 Sep 22;64(9):1124-31. Epub 2011 Apr 22.

Background: Facial "rejuvenation" procedures make an implicit claim to provide a more youthful appearance. However, any benefit from such procedures has not been objectively evaluated and validated. This study was undertaken to investigate the effectiveness of facial rejuvenation using a deep-plane facelift and other cosmetic procedures. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bjps.2011.04.004DOI Listing
September 2011
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Eliminating frown lines with an endoscopic forehead lift procedure (corrugator muscle disinsertion).

Aesthetic Plast Surg 2011 Aug 7;35(4):516-21. Epub 2011 Feb 7.

Department of Plastic Surgery, Iran University of Medical Sciences, St. Fatima Hospital, No. 8, Esmaeeli St., Keyhan Ave., Zaferanieh, Tehran, Iran.

Background: In certain cases of endoscopic forehead lift without muscle resection, patients were incidentally noted to develop weakness or loss of their ability to frown during the postoperative period despite intact musculature. This finding suggested the possibility of decreasing frown strength using the disinsertion of the relevant muscles. This finding persuaded the authors to try to eliminate or decrease the sensory problems resulting from open or endoscopic frowning muscle resection by disinserting these muscles. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00266-010-9649-9DOI Listing
August 2011
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Forehead lifting: state of the art.

Facial Plast Surg 2011 Feb 18;27(1):50-7. Epub 2011 Jan 18.

Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 29239, USA.

Forehead lifting serves to restore a more youthful appearance as well as a more functional and aesthetically pleasing brow position. The purpose of this review is to describe the pertinent anatomy and forehead aesthetics, then to discuss the patient evaluation, surgical approaches, complications, and nonsurgical adjuncts. Anatomic features reviewed include the layers of the forehead and scalp, blood supply, innervation, musculature, and the temporal branch of the facial nerve anatomy. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0030-1270419DOI Listing
February 2011
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Transblepharoplasty brow suspension with a biodegradable fixation device.

Aesthet Surg J 2010 Nov-Dec;30(6):802-9

Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.

Background: Brow droop, eyelid tissue excess, and hyperfunction of the muscles of forehead facial expression may contribute to the aging diathesis of the upper one-third of the face. Many approaches to the brow have been described, including coronal or pretricheal incisions, direct incision of the suprabrow or forehead, and endoscopic techniques. A less frequent technique, the transblepharoplasty browlift (TBBL), has a role in rejuvenating brow position, especially in patients in whom both the eyelids and brows need to be addressed. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1090820X10387115DOI Listing
April 2011
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Subcutaneous temporal browlift under local anesthesia: a useful technique for periorbital rejuvenation.

Aesthet Surg J 2010 Nov-Dec;30(6):783-8

Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA.

Background: Various techniques have been described for periorbital rejuvenation and correction of the ptotic brow, including the coronal brow lift, the endoscopic brow lift, anterior hairline foreheadplasty in the subgaleal, subperiosteal, or subcutaneous planes, and the subcutaneous temporal brow lift.

Objectives: The authors present results from a series of 28 patients treated with subcutaneous temporal brow lift over nearly four years.

Methods: A retrospective chart review was conducted of 28 patients who were treated with subcutaneous temporal brow lift by the senior author (JDF) between July 2003 and January 2007. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1090820X10386929DOI Listing
April 2011
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Forehead and scalp sensation after brow-lift: a comparison between open and endoscopic techniques.

Arch Facial Plast Surg 2011 Mar-Apr;13(2):109-16. Epub 2010 Nov 15.

Facial Plastic Surgery Clinic, Birmingham, Alabama, USA.

Objective: To compare postoperative forehead and scalp sensation for the "open" brow-lift (OBL) (coronal and trichophytic) with that of the endoscopic brow-lift (EBL).

Methods: A controlled outcome evaluation study was designed to objectively (mechanoceptive and thermoceptive) and subjectively (visual analog scale) test forehead and scalp sensation in a group of patients having undergone or scheduled to undergo either OBL or EBL in a single, private facial plastic surgery clinic. Prospectively enrolled participants were tested at defined intervals (A, preoperation; B,1-2 weeks after; C, 4-6 weeks after; D, 12-14 weeks after; and E, 24-26 weeks after). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/archfacial.2010.97DOI Listing
July 2011
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Outcome analysis in 93 facial rejuvenation patients treated with a deep-plane face lift.

Authors:
Eric Swanson

Plast Reconstr Surg 2011 Feb;127(2):823-34

Background: This prospective study assessed outcomes in patients undergoing a deep-plane face lift and other simultaneous facial cosmetic procedures. It is the first prospective outcome study to assess and compare these patients and provide data on patient satisfaction and quality of life—the most important determinants of surgical success.

Methods: From 2002 to 2007, in-person interviews were conducted with 93 patients who attended a follow-up appointment at least 1 month after surgery from a total of 122 consecutive patients treated with a deep-plane face lift and other facial rejuvenation procedures (response rate, 76 percent). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0b013e3181fed81fDOI Listing
February 2011
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Blepharoplasty and brow lift.

Plast Reconstr Surg 2010 Jul;126(1):1e-17e

Paces Plastic Surgery, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30327, USA.

Brow lift and blepharoplasty are among the most commonly requested procedures in facial aesthetic surgery. The purpose of this article is to provide an overview of current concepts, including goals, surgical options, and outcomes for aesthetic improvement of the forehead and periorbital region. Preoperative patient assessment, anatomical and surgical concepts, advantages and disadvantages, and prevention and management of complications and expected results are discussed. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0b013e3181dbc4a2DOI Listing
July 2010
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