This week’s top stories include a new blog from NYC-based plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Lara Devgan, MD, MPH, who makes a strong case for integrating Instagram into your practice.
Among top research, is a seven step preoperative checklist for lower eyelid blepharoplasty which was created for patients at risk for postoperative lower eyelid malposition.
Researchers create seven-step preop checklist for patients undergoing lower eyelid blepharoplasty
Researchers created a standardized evaluation to determine the appropriate lateral canthal and ancillary procedures to perform for lower eyelid deformities or in patients at risk for postoperative lower eyelid malposition. Read more
Postoperative short nose deformities in Asian patients mostly caused by silicone-related capsule contracture
To correct postoperative short nose in Asian patients, revision usually involves more than one kind of surgical technique and researchers introduced a novel cartilage flap technique in a subset of these patients. Read more
tips on using Instagram for physicians and surgeons from @nyplasticsurgeon
Although many traditionalist physicians and surgeons — including myself — have at some point been reluctant to embrace the internet as a professional tool, it's impossible to deny that the digital era has arrived. According to the Pew Research Center, 87% of American adults use the Internet, 58% own a smartphone, and 72% of internet users say they looked online for health information within the past year. Read more
Optimize face transplant outcomes with soft-tissue, bony measurements
Researchers found early evidence in favor of soft-tissue and bony measurements in planning for facial transplantation. Read more