The Treatment of Alar Base Depression in Rhinoplasty with Diced Autologous Cartilage or Mass Cartilage: A Systematic Review
ConclusionsThe results demonstrate that both diced autologous cartilage and mass cartilage techniques exhibit favorable outcomes in correcting alar base depression. Diced autologous cartilage offers better malleability, lighter border contours, and a more natural appearance. On the other hand, diced autologous cartilage seems to offer superior long-term effects, while mass cartilage presents certain surgical procedural advantages. Also, compared to diced cartilage, mass cartilage may have a lower rate of long-term resorption and a lower risk of displacement. This review emphasizes the need for personalized treatment select...
Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery - April 12, 2024 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research

Construction of a Hair Implantation Needle Using Injection Needles and Assessment of its Efficiency Compared with Other Planting Methods
ConclusionsThe self-made hair implantation needle is a novel and efficient tool for synchronized punching and planting. It has a faster planting speed and does not require assistance.Level of Evidence IIThis journal requires that authors assign a level of evidence to each article. For a full description of these Evidence-Based Medicine ratings, please refer to the Table of Contents or the online Instructions to Authorswww.springer.com/00266. (Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery)
Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery - April 12, 2024 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research

The Transumbilical Silicone Breast Augmentation: Where We Are?
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Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery - April 12, 2024 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research

The Orbicularis Oculi Muscle Sparing Full-Incision Double-Eyelid Blepharoplasty
ConclusionThe orbiculars oculi muscle sparing full-incision double-eyelid blepharoplasty contributes to the conservation of the physiology of the eyelid structure, producing a reliable, nature, dynamic double-eyelid crease with a light scar and less complication.Level of Evidence IVThis journal requires that authors assign a level of evidence to each article. For a full description of these Evidence-Based Medicine ratings, please refer to the Table of Contents or the online Instructions to Authorswww.springer.com/00266. (Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery)
Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery - April 10, 2024 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research

Efficacy and Safety of Fillers for the Treatment of Nasolabial Folds: A Network meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials
ConclusionHA is a safe filler for correcting nasolabial folds, and poly (L-lactic acid) showed potential in treating nasolabial folds.Level of Evidence IThis journal requires that authors assign a level of evidence to each article. For a full description of these Evidence-Based Medicine ratings, please refer to the Table of Contents or the online Instructions to Authorswww.springer.com/00266. (Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery)
Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery - April 10, 2024 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research

A Modified Subbrow Blepharoplasty for Correction of Severe Upper Eyelid Skin Laxity
ConclusionsThe modified subbrow blepharoplasty method is an effective and safe alternative for correcting severe upper eyelid skin laxity, which can achieve both good cosmetic outcomes and functional improvement.Level of Evidence IVThis journal requires that authors assign a level of evidence to each article. For a full description of these Evidence-Based Medicine ratings, please refer to the Table of Contents or the online Instructions to Authorswww.springer.com/00266. (Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery)
Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery - April 10, 2024 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research

Combination Administration of Heparin and Nitroglycerin for the Treatment of Polycaprolactone-Induced Intravascular Embolism: A Preclinical Investigation
ConclusionsThe combination of heparin and nitroglycerin effectively restores blood flow reperfusion in the intravascular embolization caused by PCL filler injection, alleviates local tissue edema and flap necrosis. These findings offer a novel approach for future clinical management of intravascular embolization with PCL-containing filler injection.No Level AssignedThis journal requires that authors assign a level of evidence to each submission to which Evidence-Based Medicine rankings are applicable. This excludes Review Articles, Book Reviews, and manuscripts that concern Basic Science, Animal Studies, Cadaver Studies, a...
Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery - April 9, 2024 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research

Blepharoptosis Consultation with Artificial Intelligence: Aesthetic Surgery Advice and Counseling from Chat Generative Pre-Trained Transformer (ChatGPT)
ConclusionsOur results emphasize the effectiveness of ChatGPT in simulating doctor –patient conversations during blepharoplasty. Non-medical individuals found its responses more informative compared with the surgeons. Although limited in terms of specialized guidance, ChatGPT offers foundational surgical information. Further exploration is warranted to elucidate the broader role of AI in esthetic surgical consultations.Level of Evidence VObservational study under respected authorities. This journal requires that authors assign a level of evidence to each article. For a full description of these Evidence-Based Medicine ra...
Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery - April 8, 2024 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research

Surgical Procedures of the Correction of Severe Static Glabellar Lines by Utilizing Resection with Free Dermal Fat Grafting (FDFG)
ConclusionsResection in conjunction with FDFG is a brief, innovative and effective technique to correct static and dynamic severe glabellar wrinkles and maintain an acceptable outcome over an extended period of time which worthy clinical promotion.Level of Evidence IVThis journal requires that authors assign a level of evidence to each article. For a full description of these Evidence-Based Medicine ratings, please refer to the Table of Contents or the online Instructions to Authorswww.springer.com/00266. (Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery)
Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery - April 8, 2024 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research

Correction: The “Keystone Angle”: Geometry in Preservation Rhinoplasty
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Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery - April 8, 2024 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research

A Modified Algorithm-Based Levator Aponeurectomy in Mild to Moderate Congenital Blepharoptosis
ConclusionA modified algorithm to predict the amount of shortening of levator aponeurosis based on levator function and height of ptosis correction was concluded with better accuracy and clinical feasibility.Level of Evidence IVThis journal requires that authors assign a level of evidence to each article. For a full description of these Evidence-Based Medicine ratings, please refer to the Table of Contents or the online Instructions to Authorswww.springer.com/00266. (Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery)
Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery - April 5, 2024 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research

Advancements in Aesthetic Breast Augmentation: Evaluating the Safety, Efficacy, and Naturalistic Outcomes of Ergonomix2 Implants
ConclusionsErgonomix2 implants represent a significant advancement in Aesthetic breast surgery, offering natural-feeling and dynamically adaptable outcomes. Despite the promising results, the need for specialized surgical techniques and further research on long-term safety and efficacy is emphasized. This study contributes foundational knowledge to the field of ergonomic breast implants and their application in modern plastic surgery.Level of Evidence IIThis journal requires that authors assign a level of evidence to each article. For a full description of these Evidence-Based Medicine ratings, please refer to the Table of...
Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery - April 5, 2024 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research

Brazilian Butt Lift: An Experience Over 3000 Patients
ConclusionBBL proves to be a safe and satisfactory surgery when performed by experienced surgeons who adhere to fundamental principles.Level of Evidence 3This journal requires that authors assign a level of evidence to each article. For a full description of these Evidence-Based Medicine ratings, please refer to the Table of Contents or the online Instructions to Authorswww.springer.com/00266. (Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery)
Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery - April 5, 2024 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research

Letter on Misdiagnosis and Treatment of Corneal Complications Caused by Suture Exposure After Buried-Suture Double-Eyelid Blepharoplasty
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Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery - April 5, 2024 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research

Letter on A Working Classification and a Simple Effective Management Protocol for Ear Keloids
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Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery - April 5, 2024 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research