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

Ipsilateral depressor anguli oris improved smile dynamics in facial palsy

February 17, 2017
Significant improvements in smile dynamics and perceived expression occurred in a cohort of patients who underwent depressor anguli oris for facial…
In the Journals

Low-level light therapy improved periocular wrinkles

February 16, 2017
Low-level light therapy significantly and safely improved facial skin wrinkles, according to study results published in Dermatologic Surgery
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CMS projects US health spending to grow 5.6% annually from 2016 to 2025

February 16, 2017
Under the current law, not assuming potential legislative changes during the projection period, CMS estimated an average annual increase in national…
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Accountable care organizations reduce spending without compromising care

February 13, 2017
Evaluations of three accountable care organization payment models, including the Medicare Shared Savings Program, Colorado’s Accountable Care…
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Post-operative smile symmetry useful measure of facial palsy rehabilitation

February 13, 2017
Post-operative smile vertical and horizontal symmetry may be indicators of successful facial palsy rehabilitation. The researchers aimed to define a…
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Synovial flap may prevent recurrent perineural adhesions in carpal tunnel syndrome

February 8, 2017
The synovial flap may have clinical utility in preventing recurrence of perineural lesions in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome. The researchers…
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Online reviews suggest bedside manner, honesty most important in plastic surgery

February 7, 2017
Analysis of online reviews of plastic surgeons indicated that bedside manner and honesty were favorable characteristics, while a feeling of pressure…
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Standardized photography techniques for facial palsy may be necessary

February 6, 2017
Findings from a recent study indicated that no consensus exists on reporting outcomes in patients with facial palsy or paralysis. The researchers…
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Primary septal cartilage graft may improve outcomes in primary rhinoplasty

February 3, 2017
Patients undergoing primary rhinoplasty who received septal cartilage as an alar rim graft experienced improved nostril height and long-term outcomes…
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Novel method yields durable improvement in aesthetic of neck

February 2, 2017
A novel technique for redraping the skin over the neck was associated with a durable improvement in aesthetics with a strong safety profile. The…
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