J Craniofac Surg 2014 May;25(3):758-61
From the *Dr. Hong's Aesthetic and Plastic Clinic; †Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, College of Medicine, Hanyang University; ‡Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Eulji General Hospital, College of Medicine, Eulji University; and §Eulji Medi-Bio Research Institute, Eulji University, Seoul, Republic of Korea.
Background: Because of the various defects of malarplasty, including a large incision, much bleeding, visible scars after the operation, and so on, caused by the conventional coronal incision or the temporal incision with the intraoral incision approach, the malarplasty by simple intraoral approach is an innovative development.
Methods: Through the intraoral approach and subperiosteal dissection, we can reach the osteotomy point on the zygomatic body directly and arrive at the osteotomy point at the zygomatic arch end along the medial side of the zygoma. A new L osteotomy is applied with the reciprocating saw. Read More