Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

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List of Papers (Total 217)

Ideals of Facial Beauty Amongst the Chinese Population: Results from a Large National Survey

Surgical and non-surgical aesthetic treatments are very popular throughout Asia and in particular in China. With the globalisation and immigration of Chinese people to other countries where many seek treatment from Western-trained doctors, it is important to understand the ideals of beauty amongst Chinese people so as to achieve optimal results. We conducted an online survey to...

Is Latin America Ready to Identify Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma in Breast Implants Patients? Regional Encounter During the National Plastic Surgery Meeting in Cancun, Mexico

Introduction Anaplastic large cell lymphoma associated with breast implants is receiving increased attention. Most cases have been reported in Europe, North America (USA and Canada), Australia and New Zealand. Fewer cases have been reported in Latin America (including Mexico), Africa and Asia.MethodsThis report was delivered during our national plastic surgery meeting in Cancun...

Myomodulation with Injectable Fillers: An Innovative Approach to Addressing Facial Muscle Movement

Consideration of facial muscle dynamics is underappreciated among clinicians who provide injectable filler treatment. Injectable fillers are customarily used to fill static wrinkles, folds, and localized areas of volume loss, whereas neuromodulators are used to address excessive muscle movement. However, a more comprehensive understanding of the role of muscle function in facial...

Spontaneous Regression and Resolution of Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma: Implications for Research, Diagnosis and Clinical Management

BackgroundFirst described in 1997, breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) was recognised by the World Health Organisation in 2016 as a specific disease. It typically presents as a late seroma-containing atypical, monoclonal T cells which are CD30+ and anaplastic lymphoma kinase negative. Until recently, it was thought that the disease was very rare...

Art or Science? An Evidence-Based Approach to Human Facial Beauty a Quantitative Analysis Towards an Informed Clinical Aesthetic Practice

Background Patients often seek guidance from the aesthetic practitioners regarding treatments to enhance their ‘beauty’. Is there a science behind the art of assessment and if so is it measurable? Through the centuries, this question has challenged scholars, artists and surgeons. Aims and Objectives This study aims to undertake a review of the evidence behind quantitative facial...

Treatment of Soft Tissue Filler Complications: Expert Consensus Recommendations

Background Dermal fillers have been increasingly used in minimally invasive facial esthetic procedures. This widespread use has led to a rise in reports of associated complications. The aim of this expert consensus report is to describe potential adverse events associated with dermal fillers and to provide guidance on their treatment and avoidance. Methods A multidisciplinary...

Reductive Augmentation of the Breast

AimAlthough breast reduction surgery plays an invaluable role in the correction of macromastia, it almost always results in a breast lacking in upper pole fullness and/or roundness. We present a technique of breast reduction combined with augmentation termed “reductive augmentation” to solve this problem. The technique is also extremely useful for correcting breast asymmetry, as...

Postoperative Pain Control by Intercostal Nerve Block After Augmentation Mammoplasty

Background In breast augmentation with implant, there is severe pain due to damage from expansion of breast tissue and the pectoralis major. Therefore, the authors conducted this study to analyze the effectiveness of postoperative intercostal nerve block (ICNB) in reducing postoperative pain after breast augmentation with implant. Method Forty-four female patients were enrolled...

OnabotulinumtoxinA (Botox) in the Treatment of Crow’s Feet Lines in Japanese Subjects

Background This study evaluated the safety and efficacy of onabotulinumtoxinA in Japanese subjects with crow’s feet lines (CFL). Methods This phase 3, multicenter, double-blind, randomized study included 2 treatment periods: 6-month placebo-controlled period followed by a 7-month open-label period. In period 1, subjects with moderate to severe CFL received onabotulinumtoxinA 24 U...

Surgical Masculinization of the Breast: Clinical Classification and Surgical Procedures

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