Top 4 aesthetic stories of the week: Facial scar repair, autologous costal rhinoplasty and more
This week in aesthetics, autologous costal rhinoplasty complications were explored and evaluated.
In other research, SMAS facelift patient satisfaction was abundant with patients’ averaging 7 years younger postoperatively.
For more research and the latest news, read on.
Recognize complications, counsel patients preoperatively in autologous costal rhinoplasty
Autologous costal rhinoplasty is a safe and effective procedure, but researchers warn surgeons that potentially significant rates of minor recipient site complications can occur. Read more
Microsurgical breast reconstruction results in higher patient satisfaction in thin patients
For patients undergoing breast reconstruction with a BMI less than 22 kg/m2, microsurgical breast reconstruction results in higher patient satisfaction, according to researchers. Read more
SMAS facelift yields high patient satisfaction, younger appearance
Patients who underwent a facelift with superficial musculoaponeurotic system technique reported high satisfaction and an improvement in their quality of life, according to researchers evaluating responses with the FACE-Q instrument. Read more
Running sutures may be preferred closure technique in facial scar repair
In Mohs micrographic surgery scars, interrupted and continuous 5-0 nylon sutures had equivalent cosmetic results. Read more