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[The early days of aesthetic surgery: facelift pioneers Eugen Holländer (1867-1932) and Erich Lexer (1967-1937)].

Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 2020 May 14. Epub 2020 May 14.

Institut für Plastische, Rekonstruktive und Ästhetische Chirurgie, Zürich-Zollikon.

Introduction And Background:  The human desire to achieve an improved/better way of looking can be traced back through all times of human history and culminated in the realm of plastic surgery in the beginning of the early 20th century. In particular a main interest was hereby the so-called facelift surgery and the first two German pioneers in this field: Eugen Holländer and Erich Lexer.

Aim Of The Paper:  The surgeons Eugen Holländer and Erich Lexer contributed to a big part to the development of facelift techniques. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/a-1150-7343DOI Listing

Influence of Social Media on Cosmetic Procedure Interest.

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol 2020 Jan 1;13(1):28-31. Epub 2020 Jan 1.

Dr Hopkins is with the Department of Dermatology at Broward Health in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Mr. Moreno is with the College of Medicine at Texas A&M University in Temple, Texas.

Social media is increasingly cited as a contributing factor to the rising public interest in cosmetic procedures. By tracking online search interests, Google Trends (GT) can help quantify these trends. We used GT (trends. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7028372PMC
January 2020

Hirsutism Induced by Facial Autologous Fat Grafting.

Skin Appendage Disord 2020 Jan 11;6(1):41-43. Epub 2019 Sep 11.

Department of Dermatology, Hadassah Medical Center, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, The Faculty of Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel.

Autologous fat grafting (AFG) is a common procedure, which gains popularity for a large number of indications, mainly for reshaping and filling of contour defects. It is considered a safe procedure, with only uncommon and mild complications. Here we report on a 60-year-old female patient who developed excess hair growth on both cheeks 1 month following facial AFG done in conjunction with a facelift. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000502444DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6995947PMC
January 2020

Getting Better Results in Facelifting.

Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2019 Jun 27;7(6):e2270. Epub 2019 Jun 27.

Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Ill.

The facelift has significantly evolved over the past several decades. What was once considered a skin only operation is now a sophisticated, elegant procedure that requires meticulous preoperative analysis, understanding of underlying anatomically based aging changes, and extreme attention to detail. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, 125,697 facelifts were performed in 2017. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/GOX.0000000000002270DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6635200PMC

Facelift: History and Anatomy.

Clin Plast Surg 2019 Oct 17;46(4):505-513. Epub 2019 Jul 17.

Department of Plastic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, A60, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA. Electronic address:

In this article, we review the history of the facelift operation and how it evolved from skin excision only to the modern superficial musculoaponeurotic system operation. We describe the critical surgical anatomy of the facial layers, retaining ligaments of the face, facial spaces, the 3-dimensional complex course of the facial nerve branches, and the pertinent anatomy of the neck. This article is supplemented by fresh cadaver anatomic dissections. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cps.2019.05.001DOI Listing
October 2019
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Association of Corrugator Supercilii and Procerus Myectomy With Endoscopic Browlift Outcomes.

JAMA Facial Plast Surg 2019 Sep;21(5):375-380

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Department of Otolaryngology, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York.

Importance: Glabellar wrinkling is a critical component of upper facial aging.

Objective: To compare the long-term outcomes on the wrinkle lines of the glabella and forehead following browlifts with vs without corrugator and procerus muscle resection.

Design, Setting, And Participants: A prospective cohort comparative trial was conducted of 23 patients who underwent browlift procedures by a single surgeon at a single institution (16 with glabellar muscle resection and 7 without muscle resection) between May 1, 2016, and July 1, 2017. Read More

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http://archfaci.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?doi=10.1001/jam
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamafacial.2018.2084DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6499133PMC
September 2019
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A Meta-Analysis of Complication Rates Among Different SMAS Facelift Techniques.

Aesthet Surg J 2019 08;39(9):927-942

Facial plastic surgeon in private practice in North Charleston, SC.

Background: Sub-superficial musculo-aponeurotic system (SMAS) rhytidectomy techniques are considered to have a higher complication profile, especially for facial nerve injury, compared with less invasive SMAS techniques. This results in surgeons avoiding sub-SMAS dissection.

Objectives: The authors sought to aggregate and summarize data on complications among different SMAS facelift techniques. 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/sjz045DOI Listing
August 2019
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Refinements in Tear Trough Deformity Correction: Intraoral Release of Tear Trough Ligaments: Anatomical Consideration and Clinical Approach.

Aesthetic Plast Surg 2018 Dec 8;42(6):1576-1581. Epub 2018 Oct 8.

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Microsurgery, Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy.

Background: Correction of tear trough (TT) deformity is a crucial aspect of facial rejuvenation. Because the anatomical origins of TT deformity lie in the TT ligaments, which firmly attach the dermis to the periosteum, the release of TT ligaments should be considered when performing an etiological correction. The aim of this paper is to propose an alternative method for TT deformity correction, comprising use of filler together with the release of TT ligaments. Read More

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s00266-018-1245-4
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00266-018-1245-4DOI Listing
December 2018
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Short Scar Neck Lift: Neck Lift Using a Submental Incision Only.

Clin Plast Surg 2018 Oct;45(4):585-600

Marten Clinic of Plastic Surgery, 450 Sutter Street Suite 2222, San Francisco, CA 94108, USA.

For a subset of patients poor neck contour exists as a largely isolated problem and can be treated with a short scar neck lift procedure whereby no skin is removed. The procedure is performed through a submental incision without any removal of skin and relies on modification of deep-layer structures to improve neck contour. "Excess" skin is allowed to redistribute itself over the increased neck surface area created when deep-layer maneuvers are performed, neck contour is improved, and the cervicomental angle deepened. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cps.2018.06.005DOI Listing
October 2018
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Cervical Branch of Facial Nerve: An Explanation for Recurrent Platysma Bands Following Necklift and Platysmaplasty.

Aesthet Surg J 2019 01;39(1):1-7

Department of Plastic Surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital and Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, New York, NY.

Background: Recurrent platysma bands remain a common problem in neck rejuvenation.

Objectives: The goals of this cadaver study were to document the course of the cervical branches of the facial nerve and investigate the pattern of platysma muscle innervation before and after various platysmaplasty maneuvers.

Methods: A total of 8 fresh cadaver specimens were dissected for a total of 16 hemifaces/necks. 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/sjy150DOI Listing
January 2019
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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://link.springer.com/10.1007/s00266-018-1198-7
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00266-018-1198-7DOI Listing
December 2018
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Expert Consensus on Achieving Optimal Outcomes With Absorbable Suspension Suture Technology for Tissue Repositioning and Facial Recontouring.

J Drugs Dermatol 2018 06;17(6):647-655

A complete approach to facial rejuvenation includes restoration of the skin's surface, relaxation of muscles that contribute to hyperkinetic movement, revolumization, and repositioning/recontouring of descended tissues and fat pads. After receiving 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2015, the Silhouette InstaLift™ absorbable suspension suture became the only available non-surgical technique for repositioning of facial tissue. In January 2017, a consensus paper presented a review of the literature on the efficacy and safety of absorbable suspension sutures and provided information on treatment procedures. Read More

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June 2018
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Perioral Rejuvenation: A Prospective, Quantitative Dynamic Three-Dimensional Analysis of a Dual Modality Treatment.

Aesthet Surg J 2018 Oct;38(11):1225-1236

Division of Plastic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Background: The perioral region is the most dynamic anatomic area of the face and subject to complex and dramatic changes during aging. Successful treatment for perioral rejuvenation has yet to be identified, and prior studies have reported only subjective outcomes.

Objectives: The purpose of this study was to utilize our validated dynamic 3-dimensional imaging technology to determine whether conservative neuromodulation combined with hyaluronic acid filler volumization can decrease perioral strain and increase volume with significant patient satisfaction. Read More

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https://academic.oup.com/asj/article/38/11/1225/4915935
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/asj/sjy060DOI Listing
October 2018
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Ligaments of the Face: Past, Present, and Future.

J Craniofac Surg 2018 May;29(3):800-803

Choi's Aesthetic Plastic Surgical Clinic, Seoul, Korea.

The aim of this study is to search for the origin of the term "ligament' in the face, present its status, and suggest a principle to rectify the use of unclear terminology.The structure that connects the zygoma to the skin was first presented by McGregor (1959). Kaye (1981), in describing his "extended facelift," wrote that the adherent area of the cheek over the malar eminence (McGregor's patch) usually requires sharp dissection. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SCS.0000000000004416DOI Listing
May 2018
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Beveled Incisions: What is the Evidence?

Aesthetic Plast Surg 2018 Jun 23;42(3):743-747. Epub 2018 Feb 23.

Division of Plastic Surgery, University of California Davis Health System, 2221 Stockton Blvd., Room 2125, Sacramento, CA, 95817, USA.

Background: Although many aesthetic surgeons believe that beveling the angle of an incision improves the aesthetic outcome with regard to scaring, the literature remains scarce largely because few studies have been conducted.

Objective: This systematic review therefore aims to identify whether using a beveled incision adds an aesthetic benefit, to determine whether there is a specific angle that yields a superior outcome, and for the first time, to present a complete discussion of this subject for practicing surgeons.

Methods: A comprehensive literature search was performed using the PubMed database to search for primary articles. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00266-018-1105-2DOI Listing
June 2018
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Indications and Use of Isotretinoin in Facial Plastic Surgery.

Facial Plast Surg 2018 Feb 6;34(1):75-81. Epub 2018 Feb 6.

Skin and Face Clinic, Baden-Baden, Germany.

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. Read More

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http://www.thieme-connect.de/DOI/DOI?10.1055/s-0037-1617446
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0037-1617446DOI Listing
February 2018
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The liquid facelift: First hands-on experience with facial water jet-assisted liposuction as an additive technique for rhytidectomy - a case series of 25 patients.

J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 2018 02 2;71(2):171-177. Epub 2017 Nov 2.

Center for Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery, Ocean Clinic Marbella, Av. Ramon y Cajal 7, ES-29601 Marbella, Spain; Department for Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Eberhard Karls University Tübingen, Elfriede Aulhorn Str 5, DE-72076 Tübingen, Germany. Electronic address:

Objective: Recently, water jet-assisted liposuction (WAL) was successfully applied by several other authors to remove fat and induce skin contraction in nonfacial body areas. Extending the range of indications for this new method, the authors of this article report on their first experience with its use in facial contouring, fat harvesting, and hydrodissection of the facial skin flap in rhytidectomy in a case series of 25 patients.

Methods: Twenty-five patients (median age: 56 years) had facelift surgery under sedation, and the WAL technique was used for facial contouring, fat harvesting for facial lipotransfer, and hydrodissection of the facial skin flap. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bjps.2017.10.024DOI Listing
February 2018
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Effect of Use of Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) in Skin with Intrinsic Aging Process.

Aesthet Surg J 2018 Feb;38(3):321-328

Regenerative Surgery Unit, San Francesco Clinic, Verona, Italy.

Background: In previous papers, we demonstrated that the treatment of human photoaged skin with stromal-vascular fraction-enriched fat or expanded adipose-derived stem cells showed a decrease of elastosis and the appearance of new oxytalan elastic fibers in dermis and an increase in the vascular network. The utilization of fat plus platelet-rich plasma (PRP) led to an increase in the vascular permeability and reactivity of the nervous component.

Objectives: The purpose of this study was to analyze the histologic and ultrastructural changes of human skin after the injection of only PRP in the retroauricular area that was not exposed to sun and did not present the photoaging process, in comparison with our previous results. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/asj/sjx137DOI Listing
February 2018
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[Clinical analysis before surgery in facial and neck rejuvenation].

Authors:
M Rouif P Bogaert

Ann Chir Plast Esthet 2017 Oct 27;62(5):375-386. Epub 2017 Sep 27.

Carré esthétique Lafayette, 5, place Aristide-Briand, 44000 Nantes, France. Electronic address:

The first step to determine a medical or surgical intervention is the clinical exam. The clinical exam is the paramount step to provide a treatment plan that can be modified and individualized accounting the patient preferences. During the consultation for facial rejuvenation, attention should be paid to understand the patient's motivation and expectations. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anplas.2017.09.002DOI Listing
October 2017
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Quantitative Analysis of Face and Neck Skin Tightening by Microfocused Ultrasound With Visualization in Asians.

Dermatol Surg 2017 Nov;43(11):1332-1338

*Taipei Arts Plastic Clinic, Taipei, Taiwan; †Department of Dermatology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan.

Background: Previous studies of microfocused ultrasound with visualization (MFU-V) on facial and neck laxity were largely based on masked physician assessments, histological analysis, and safety profile. More quantitative studies are needed.

Objective: To evaluate the 800 treatment lines of MFU-V on skin tightening effect of face and neck in Asians using 2 quantitative analysis systems at 0, 90, and 180 days after treatment. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DSS.0000000000001181DOI Listing
November 2017
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[Aging prevention, new surgical techniques and future options for facial rejuvenation].

Authors:
C Le Louarn

Ann Chir Plast Esthet 2017 Oct 15;62(5):592-597. Epub 2017 Sep 15.

59, rue Spontini, 75116 Paris, France. Electronic address:

Prevention of aging is mainly obtained through appropriate health practices, modulated by the genetic causes of aging. Causes of facial structural aging include gravity, volume loss, contraction of the mimic muscles and obviously biological aging of tissues. Among the very numerous new surgical technique of facial rejuvenation, we could point out: for the frontal region, obviously we are focus on the endoscopic and non-endoscopic frontal lifts. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anplas.2017.07.014DOI Listing
October 2017
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[Benefits of volumetric to facial rejuvenation. Part 1: Fat grafting].

Authors:
P Bui C Lepage

Ann Chir Plast Esthet 2017 Oct 5;62(5):532-549. Epub 2017 Sep 5.

Hôpital américain de Paris, 63, boulevard Victor-Hugo, 92200 Neuilly-sur-Seine, France; 90, boulevard Flandrin, 75116 Paris, France.

For a number of years, a volumetric approach using autologous fat injection has been implemented to improve cosmetic outcome in face-lift procedures and to achieve lasting rejuvenation. Autologous fat as filling tissue has been used in plastic surgery since the late 19th century, but has only recently been associated to face lift procedures. The interest of the association lies on the one hand in the pathophysiology of facial aging, involving skin sag and loss of volume, and on the other hand in the tissue induction properties of grafted fat, "rejuvenating" the injected area. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anplas.2017.07.004DOI Listing
October 2017
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A review of hydrolifting: A new modality for skin rejuvenation.

J Cosmet Laser Ther 2018 Feb 6;20(1):28-33. Epub 2017 Sep 6.

b Department of Dermatology , Chung-Ang University College of Medicine , Seoul , Republic of Korea.

Background: Hydrolifting is a newly developed modality of skin rejuvenation, which enhances overall facial volume augmentation and recovers skin thickness through multi-pass HA injection. Although it is commonly performed, only a few articles have reported on the rejuvenating effects of hydrolifting. Moreover, clear protocols and possible mechanisms of the procedure have not been elucidated. Read More

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https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14764172.2017.1
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14764172.2017.1358459DOI Listing
February 2018
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Expert Consensus on Absorbable Advanced Suspension Technology for Facial Tissue Repositioning and Volume Enhancement.

J Drugs Dermatol 2017 Jul;16(7):661-666

BACKGROUND: Signs of facial aging include wrinkles, loss of subcutaneous volume, decreased tone, texture, and sagging of the skin. The objective of this review is to determine whether facial suspension absorbable sutures are a safe and effective modality for facial rejuvenation.

METHOD: A group of US plastic surgeons and dermatologists who practice medical aesthetics convened to review evidence obtained from literature searches and to reach a consensus on clinical practice guidelines for the use of facial absorbable suspension sutures. Read More

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July 2017
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Cheek and Chin Implants to Enhance Facelift Results.

Facial Plast Surg 2017 Jun 1;33(3):279-284. Epub 2017 Jun 1.

Facial Plastic Surgery Associates, 6655 Travis Street, Suite 900, Houston, Texas.

The traditional rhytidectomy addresses facial and neck aging as it relates to soft tissue laxity. The modern volumetric facelift provides optimal results by addressing not only skin laxity but also the loss of volume secondary to tissue atrophy and bony resorption. While multiple techniques including fat grafting, dermal fillers, and tissue resuspension are used to correct the tissue loss, alloplastic midface augmentation remains the most permanent method. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0037-1598055DOI Listing
June 2017
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Modified brow suspension technique for the treatment of pseudoptosis due to redundant frontal skin in the dog: a retrospective study of 25 cases.

Vet Ophthalmol 2018 Mar 25;21(2):112-118. Epub 2017 Apr 25.

Fundació Hospital Clínic Veterinari, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Spain.

Purpose: To describe the outcome of modified brow suspension technique for the treatment of upper eyelid pseudoptosis in canine patients with redundant frontal skin folds.

Methods: Medical records from 1999 to 2015 were retrospectively reviewed. Only dogs that underwent modified brow suspension for treating bilateral pseudoptosis were included in the study. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/vop.12472DOI Listing
March 2018
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Vertical Midface Lifting with Periorbital Anchoring in the Management of Lower Eyelid Retraction: A 10-Year Clinical Retrospective Study.

Plast Reconstr Surg 2017 Jul;140(1):33-45

Rome and Salò, Italy From the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of "Tor Vergata"; and Villa Bella Clinic.

Background: Lower eyelid retraction can be the unfortunate result of aesthetic surgery, trauma, disease, or the aging processes. The purpose of this article is to assess whether midface lifting based on purely vertical repositioning constitutes an effective procedure for its correction.

Methods: A retrospective study was carried out on 199 patients (311 eyelids) operated on between January of 2004 and January of 2014. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000003452DOI Listing
July 2017
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Treatment of Anterior Neck Aging without a Submental Approach: Lateral Skin-Platysma Displacement, a New and Proven Technique for Platysma Bands and Skin Laxity.

Plast Reconstr Surg 2017 Feb;139(2):308-321

Rome, Italy From the University of Padua; and private practice.

Background: A high rate of recurrence of anterior platysma bands and anterior skin laxity was reported at the 1-year follow-up of 150 patients who underwent complete neck undermining and full-width platysma transection for neck rejuvenation. The authors propose a new technique-lateral skin-platysma displacement-to treat these two aesthetic problems using only a lateral approach to avoid "opening" the anterior neck. The authors' objective was to compare outcomes following full-width platysma transection technique and lateral skin-platysma displacement technique in terms of patient satisfaction, complications, and long-term effectiveness in the treatment of bands and anterior skin laxity. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000003030DOI Listing
February 2017
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Prevalence of Body Dysmorphic Disorder and Surgeon Diagnostic Accuracy in Facial Plastic and Oculoplastic Surgery Clinics.

JAMA Facial Plast Surg 2017 Jul;19(4):269-274

Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland.

Importance: Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is a relative contraindication for facial plastic surgery, but formal screening is not common in practice. The prevalence of BDD in patients seeking facial plastic surgery is not well documented.

Objective: To establish the prevalence of BDD across facial plastic and oculoplastic surgery practice settings, and estimate the ability of surgeons to screen for BDD. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamafacial.2016.1535DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5543317PMC
July 2017
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Reconstruction of facial soft tissue: comparison between conventional procedures and the facelift technique.

Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2016 Nov 17;54(9):1006-1011. Epub 2016 Aug 17.

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Academic Hospital of the University of Hanover, Klinikum Lippe, Röntgenstr. 18, 32756 Detmold Germany; Medical Faculty University RWTH, Aachen, Pauwelsstraße 30, 52074 Aachen Germany.

We compared the result of replacement using a modified facelift technique with those of other commonly used surgical techniques for the treatment of defects of the soft tissue of the infraorbital and cheek region. We made a retrospective observational study of 86 patients who had defects of the facial soft tissue after excision of malignant tumours. Procedures used for reconstructions included non-vascularised skin grafts, local flaps, facelift technique, and microvascular free flaps, and we evaluated morbidity; duration of hospital stay; the need for, and duration of stay in the intensive care unit (ICU); and functional and aesthetic outcomes. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bjoms.2016.07.018DOI Listing
November 2016
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Complete Platysma Transection in Neck Rejuvenation: A Critical Appraisal.

Plast Reconstr Surg 2016 Oct;138(4):781-91

Rome, Italy From the University of Padua; and private practice.

Background: The most common features of aging in the anterior neck are skin laxity and anterior platysma bands. Most neck correction techniques fail to obtain lasting correction of these despite promising early improvement. The authors use a major procedure to obtain the best results, combining full neck undermining with complete platysma transection and midline platysma approximation. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000002604DOI Listing
October 2016
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Assessment Tools for Facial Rejuvenation Treatment: A Review.

Aesthetic Plast Surg 2016 Aug 13;40(4):556-65. Epub 2016 May 13.

Department of Maxillofacial and Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Henri Mondor Hospital, 51 avenue du Maréchal de Lattre de Tassigny, Créteil, 94010, France.

Background: In the field of cosmetic medicine, patient satisfaction is an important and common indicator used to measure the efficacy of the treatment. However, it is insufficient to prove objectively that the benefit of the specific factors involved in the cosmetic outcomes. The practitioner should be aware of these assessment tools, in particular in case of demanding or litigious patients. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00266-016-0640-yDOI Listing
August 2016
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Total Composite Flap Facelift and the Deep-Plane Transition Zone: A Critical Consideration in SMAS-Release Midface Lifting.

Authors:
Marc Mani

Aesthet Surg J 2016 May 1;36(5):533-45. Epub 2016 Mar 1.

Dr Mani is a plastic surgeon in private practice in Beverly Hills, CA.

Background: Recent anatomic studies suggest the superficial musculoaponeurotic system (SMAS) layer attenuates in the midface. This led the author to switch from a bilamellar high SMAS dissection to a "total composite flap" technique, preserving skin and SMAS/platysma as one layer in a critical "deep-plane transition zone" (DTZ) lateral to the zygomaticus major muscle. This allows traction on the SMAS to translate to the malar fat pad via a "cantilever bridge" effect, which is lost when skin is undermined in the DTZ. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/asj/sjv250DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4827655PMC
May 2016
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Specificity of facelift surgery, including mid facelift, in case of facial palsy.

Authors:
C Le Louarn

Ann Chir Plast Esthet 2015 Oct 16;60(5):454-61. Epub 2015 Sep 16.

59, rue Spontini, 75116 Paris, France. Electronic address:

The asymmetry created by the facial palsy is of course a cause of demand for facelift surgery. As this lifting action is specific and different from the standard procedures, 3 zones of analysis are proposed: first the frontal and temporal areas with the direct eyebrow lift, second the neck and jawline with action on the depressor anguli oris for the non-paralyzed side and the anterior sub SMAS dissection and third the midface. A new and more simple technique of concentric malar lift is proposed. Read More

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S02941260150012
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anplas.2015.07.005DOI Listing
October 2015
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Survey of Common Aesthetic Practices Among Oculofacial Surgeons in Parts of the Asia-Pacific.

Asia Pac J Ophthalmol (Phila) 2015 Sep-Oct;4(5):293-9

From the Department of Ophthalmology, National University Health System, Singapore.

Purpose: An anonymous Web-based survey was performed to assess the current practices, preferences, and complications of aesthetic procedures encountered by oculofacial surgeons in the Asia-Pacific. Results were compared with a similar study carried out in 2007 among members of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS).

Design: This was a cross-sectional survey study. Read More

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July 2016
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Outcomes of polydioxanone knotless thread lifting for facial rejuvenation.

Dermatol Surg 2015 Jun;41(6):720-5

*Department of Dermatology, Arumdaun Nara Dermatologic Clinic, Seoul, Republic of Korea; †Department of Dermatology, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea; ‡Department of Plastic Surgery, Gold Plastic Surgical Clinic, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Background: Thread lifting is a minimally invasive technique for facial rejuvenation. Various devices for thread lifting using polydioxanone (PDO) are popular in aesthetic clinics in Korea, but there have been a few studies regarding its use.

Objective: To describe PDO thread and techniques adopted to counteract the descent and laxity of the face. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DSS.0000000000000368DOI Listing
June 2015
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Laser Resurfacing at the Time of Rhytidectomy.

Plast Reconstr Surg 2015 Jul;136(1):27-38

Dallas, Texas From the Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

Background: Laser resurfacing with simultaneous rhytidectomy has been used to augment aesthetic results and decrease overall patient recuperative time, yet presents a potential dual insult to the microvasculature supply of facial skin flaps. This study describes the authors' experience with rhytidectomy and simultaneous laser resurfacing.

Methods: Between May of 1999 and January of 2013, 85 face lifts with concomitant erbium laser resurfacing were reviewed retrospectively. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000001397DOI Listing
July 2015
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Deep plane face lifting for midface rejuvenation.

Clin Plast Surg 2015 Jan;42(1):129-42

Department of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Miami Valley Hospital, Kettering Medical Center, Good Samaritan North, Dayton Children's Hospital, Dayton, USA; Southwest Ohio ENT Specialists, 1222 S Patterson Boulevard, Dayton, Ohio. Electronic address:

The deep-plane midface lift offers many advantages in midface rejuvenation. Anatomic analysis of aging and embryologic evidence both support surgical facial “degloving” in the sub-SMAS plane and resuspension of the platysma/SMAS unit. This approach offers more complete repositioning of facial soft tissue compared with nonsurgical techniques, delivering accurate, direct treatment of deeper anatomic aspects of facial aging. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cps.2014.08.009DOI Listing
January 2015
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Autologous fat grafting for midface rejuvenation.

Clin Plast Surg 2015 Jan 11;42(1):115-21. Epub 2014 Oct 11.

Willow Bend Wellness Center, 6101 Chapel Hill Boulevard, Ste.101, Plano, TX 75093, USA.

The authors have been performing autologous fat grafting for facial rejuvenation for 15 years and the procedure has evolved significantly during this time. In the beginning, the authors were primarily transferring to nasolabial folds, lips, and cheeks and found that the only patients who were satisfied with the procedure were cheek patients. To this day, the authors maintain that for isolated filling of lips and nasolabial folds, off the- shelf fillers are a better alternative. Read More

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January 2015
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Histopathologic and Ultrastructural Features of Gold Thread Implanted in the Skin for Facial Rejuvenation.

Am J Dermatopathol 2015 Oct;37(10):773-7

*Cabinet de Dermatopathologie, Paris, France; †Cabinet de Chirurgie Plastique, Paris, France; and ‡Sorbonne Universités, UPMC Paris 06, CNRS, UMR 7190, Institut Jean le Rond d'Alembert, 75005, Paris.

The authors report the histopathologic and ultrastructural features of gold threads, which were implanted in the cheek subcutis of a 77-year-old woman 10 years ago. These particles did not give rise to any adverse reactions and were fortuitously discovered by the surgeon during a facelift. Histopathology showed a nonpolarizing exogenous material consisting of black oval structures surrounded by a capsule of fibrosis and by a discrete inflammatory reaction with a few giant cells. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DAD.0000000000000220DOI Listing
October 2015
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Deep plane facelifting for facial rejuvenation.

Facial Plast Surg 2014 Aug 30;30(4):394-404. Epub 2014 Jul 30.

Section of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut.

The purpose of this article is to provide the facial plastic surgeon with anatomical and embryologic evidence to support the use of the deep plane technique for optimal treatment of facial aging. A detailed description of the procedure is provided to allow safe and consistent performance. Insights into anatomical landmarks, technical nuances, and alternative approaches for facial variations are presented. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0034-1383551DOI Listing
August 2014
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The combination of rhytidoplasty and fractional CO2 laser therapy in the treatment of facial aging.

Aesthetic Plast Surg 2014 Oct 16;38(5):839-48. Epub 2014 Jul 16.

Institute of Medicine and Dermatology (ISMD), São Paulo, SP, Brazil.

Background: Facial aging is a natural biological process with symptoms such as sagging tissue, accentuated lines, furrows, wrinkles, dyschromias, and loss of facial volume. Rhytidectomy alone often fails to achieve a patient's expected goals, which is why there is a high demand for adjunct laser skin treatment.

Methods: From January 2007 to February 2013, a total of 80 patients with skin types Fitzpatrick I-IV underwent large undermined cutaneous flap rhytidectomy and superficial muscular aponeurotic system (SMAS) plicature plus hyaluronic acid injection on the nasolabial folds and lips and concomitant Lumenis UltraPulse CO2 Active FX total ablation mode resurfacing of nonundermined skin. Read More

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October 2014
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Advantages and limitations of the MACS lift for facial rejuvenation.

Authors:
Bruce A Mast

Ann Plast Surg 2014 ;72(6):S139-43

From the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL.

Introduction: Minimal access cranial suspension (MACS) facelifts provide the potential advantage of less invasiveness with quicker recovery. However, there is deficient literature documenting its usefulness and limitations.

Purpose: This study aimed to evaluate the MACS lift for effectiveness in facial rejuvenation. Read More

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January 2015
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Fractional carbon dioxide laser resurfacing of rhytides and photoageing: a prospective study using profilometric analysis.

Br J Dermatol 2014 Apr;170(4):858-65

Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Regensburg, Franz-Josef-Strauss-Allee 11, 93053, Regensburg, Germany.

Background: Results of profilometric skin analyses after fractional ablative skin resurfacing are not only important for evaluating the efficacy of this therapy but are also relevant for physicians practising laser and aesthetic skin therapy. Currently, objective measurements of wrinkle reduction after fractional CO2 laser resurfacing are scarce, and it remains unclear whether the various facial areas respond differently to this therapy.

Objectives: To measure wrinkle parameters, the homogeneity of melanin distribution and skin roughness in four facial areas (periorbital, perioral, forehead, cheeks) before and after three fractional CO2 laser treatments. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bjd.12807DOI Listing
April 2014
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Novel use of polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) microspheres in the treatment of infraorbital rhytids.

J Cosmet Dermatol 2013 Dec;12(4):275-80

La Jolla Cosmetic Laser Clinic, La Jolla, CA, USA; California Retina Associates, Chula Vista, CA, USA.

Aim: To demonstrate safely with the use of polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) microspheres in the infraorbital eyelid area using a deliberate conservative injection in the treatment of rhytids.

Methods: A retrospective case series of 289 patients in an outpatient cosmetic dermatology clinic evaluated and treated by one senior provider (NM) of infraorbital rhytids with PMMA from December 2010 to March 2011. Statistical analysis was performed for race, skin type, history of hypertrophic scar, autoimmunity, history of "sensitive skin" and history of prior procedures such as prior facelift, rhinoplasty, and blepharoplasty. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jocd.12065DOI Listing
December 2013
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Evaluation of microfocused ultrasound with visualization for lifting, tightening, and wrinkle reduction of the décolletage.

J Am Acad Dermatol 2013 Dec 17;69(6):965-71. Epub 2013 Sep 17.

Goldman, Butterwick, Fitzpatrick, Groff, and Fabi, Cosmetic Laser Dermatology, San Diego, California; University of California, San Diego, California. Electronic address:

Background: Laxity and rhytides are manifestations of photodamage on the chest.

Objective: We sought to evaluate efficacy and safety of microfocused ultrasound with visualization treatment of décolletage laxity and rhytides.

Methods: In all, 24 subjects with moderate to severe rhytides, as measured by a validated 5-point photonumeric scale (Fabi/Bolton Chest Wrinkle Scale), received microfocused ultrasound with visualization treatment. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2013.06.045DOI Listing
December 2013
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Correction of deep static glabellar lines with acellular dermal matrix insertion.

Ann Plast Surg 2014 Dec;73(6):627-30

From the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Hanyang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

The glabellar rhytid has not only dynamic but also static cause, which is usually achieved by injection of filler. Deep glabellar rhytides, however, are difficult to correct with filler. Therefore, the authors introduce a novel method of inserting a small strip of acellular dermal matrix (ADM) underneath the wrinkle line. Read More

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December 2014
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Management of the neck in thick-skinned patients.

Facial Plast Surg 2013 Jun 12;29(3):214-24. Epub 2013 Jun 12.

Department of Facial Plastic Surgery, Plastica Colombia, Bogota, Colombia.

The neck has always been one of the most difficult areas to manage in rejuvenation surgery. Even patients with adequate results after a facelift may be dissatisfied because of the appearance of the neck. Moreover, not all neck problems are the same in all patients. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0033-1347001DOI Listing
June 2013
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