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

Observers perceived women who underwent face-lifts as healthy, successful

March 28, 2017
Observers who viewed pre-operative and post-operative photos of women who underwent face-lift surgery perceived post-operative women to be younger…
In the Journals

Novel costal cartilage technique may be faster, safer for reconstructing nasal framework

March 27, 2017
A novel costal cartilage technique for reconstructing the nasal framework shows early signs of being both safer and less complicated than other…
In the Journals

Study sheds light on arterial structure of the forehead

March 23, 2017
A recent study of 11 cadaver hemifaces revealed new information about the arterial structure of the forehead. The researchers suggested that filler…
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Simultaneous forehead reconstruction, hair transplant may be feasible in transgender surgery

March 22, 2017
A procedure that included simultaneous forehead reconstruction and hair transplant yielded minimal complications and satisfactory results…
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Correction system may reduce need for surgery in infant ear malformations

March 21, 2017
A correction system was associated with reduced severity of molding therapy and need for surgical intervention in a cohort of infants with ear…
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Compartmentally based fat grafting may restore facial fat volume

March 20, 2017
Compartmentally based fat grafting was associated with restored facial fat volume and, in turn, high patient satisfaction. Researchers developed a…
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FACE-Q may be useful for clinical, research purposes

March 17, 2017
The FACE-Q Eye Module provided clinical utility in assessing adverse outcomes in a cohort of patients undergoing facial aesthetic procedures. The…
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Enhanced recovery protocol for alloplastic breast reconstruction may be safe

March 16, 2017
An enhanced recovery protocol was associated with improved patient satisfaction and length of hospital stay among women undergoing alloplastic breast…
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Study highlights necessity of translation methodology in plastic surgery questionnaires

March 15, 2017
A recent translation and linguistic validation of the FACE-Q instrument provided benefit to patients in Italy. The project was undertaken with…
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Increased health care spending not associated with better outcomes

March 14, 2017
While there was a larger variation in health care expenditures among individual physicians than hospitals, higher physician spending was not…
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