In the Journals

This feature offers timely executive summaries of the most relevant journals in aesthetics. Through peer “Perspectives,” full bibliographical information and links to the original journal abstract, In the Journals are a step wider and deeper than journal reviews health care professionals may be accustomed.

In the Journals

Botulinum toxin A shows efficacy in treating upper platysma area of lower face

April 27, 2017
Botulinum toxin A was effective at treating the upper platysma muscle area, showing that the area of the lower face can be safely modulated by…
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Each area of the lips has a different standard for appearing artificial

April 27, 2017
Each area of the lips carried a different standard for appearing treated or artificial, according to recent findings. The researchers evaluated the…
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Increased nasal tip projection may cause upper lip projection

April 26, 2017
A measurable increase in upper lip projection was observed with increases in nasal tip projection among a cohort of patients undergoing rhinoplasty…
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Cryolipolysis associated with fat layer reduction in submental region

April 25, 2017
Bilateral submental cyrolipolysis demonstrated safety and efficacy in reducing lateral and central fat a small cohort of patients. The researchers…
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Tranilast 8% liposomal gel demonstrates efficacy in treating postcesarean scars

April 24, 2017
Tranilast 8% liposomal gel provided significantly better aesthetic postcesarean surgical scar treatment when compared with placebo, according to…
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Delayed flap closure associated with mortality in deep sternal wound infection

April 20, 2017
Delaying flap closure yielded a nearly threefold increase in mortality among patients undergoing treatment for deep sternal wound infection. The…
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Alternative bone source may be safe for alveolar cleft repair

April 19, 2017
The use of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein with a demineralized bone matrix was safe and effective for alveolar cleft reconstruction…
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Pan-facial fat injection may be feasible for facial contouring

April 17, 2017
Using pan-facial fat injection for facial contouring, as opposed to rejuvenation, may be safe and feasible. The researchers wrote that this approach…
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Autologous costal cartilage bested irradiated homologous costal cartilage in rhinoplasty

April 13, 2017
Autologous costal cartilage rhinoplasty was associated with improved aesthetic outcomes and less resorption than irradiated homologous costal…
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Study explores nuances of forehead flap nasal reconstruction

April 11, 2017
Forehead flap nasal reconstruction may be safe and effective as an outpatient procedure in older patients. The researchers retrospectively analyzed…
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