Impact of SARS-CoV-2 Vaccination or Infection on the Safety and Efficacy of Aesthetic Injections: A Systematic Review
ConclusionsCosmetic injectable procedures are generally safe but may have adverse effects, particularly during the pandemic. It is important for individuals to fully understand these risks beforehand. Clinicians should be knowledgeable about adverse event mechanisms and management to prevent issues. Industry leaders should strengthen risk management efforts to ensure safe and steady development of cosmetic injections. Overall, a comprehensive understanding, effective communication and risk management are crucial for the safe use of cosmetic injectable procedures.Level of Evidence IIIThis journal requires that authors assig...
Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery - February 1, 2024 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research

Clinical Practice Patterns in Facelift Surgery: A 15-Year Review of Continuous Certification Tracer Data from the American Board of Plastic Surgery
ConclusionsA 15-year review of ABPS tracer data provides an excellent venue for the objective assessment of the current status of facelift surgery, and key changes in practice patterns during that time.Level of Evidence IIIThis 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 - February 1, 2024 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research

Composite Microparticles of Fat Graft and GFR Matrigel Improved Volume Retention by Promoting Cell Migration and Vessel Regeneration
ConclusionsIn this study, we developed a novel fat grafting method, PFMG that dispersed fat grafts and maintained the structure after transplantation. High volume retention volume of PFMG was achieved by promoting cell migration and vessel regeneration.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, and Experimental Studies. For a full description of these Evidence-Based Medicine ratings, please r...
Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery - February 1, 2024 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research

Danger Zones of the Gluteal Anatomy: Improving the Safety Profile of the Gluteal Fat Grafting
ConclusionThe analysis of the CBCT scans showed a higher vascular density and larger vessels intramuscularly. We, therefore, recommend the injection of autologous fat merely to the subcutaneous plane.Level of Evidence II This 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 - February 1, 2024 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research

Efficacy and Safety of Type III Collagen Lyophilized Fibers Using Mid-to-Deep Dermal Facial Injections for the Correction of Dynamic Facial Wrinkles
ConclusionsInjections of lyophilized type III collagen fibers into the mid-to-deep layers of the facial dermis have a definitive therapeutic effect on dynamic facial wrinkles. This treatment not only substantially diminishes wrinkle severity but also has a commendable safety profile.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 - February 1, 2024 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research

Reply to Letter to Editor ‘Lipoabdominoplasty: Comparing UAL Versus UAL/PAL Techniques on Complication Profile and Patient Safety’
(Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery)
Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery - February 1, 2024 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research

Correction: Enhanced Fat Graft Viability and Remodeling Using a Helium-based Radiofrequency Device to Prepare the Recipient Site
(Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery)
Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery - January 31, 2024 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research

Morphometric Predictors of Penile Length Increase After Division of its Suspensory Ligament
ConclusionsThis study highlights the potential to predict penile length gain post-ligamentolysis through measurable anatomical parameters. The ability to anticipate the outcome of this procedure could empower surgeons to provide informed counseling, potentially elevating patient satisfaction.An experimental cross-sectional study was performed to investigate the outcomes of penile lengthening surgeryPenile lengthening was achieved in all subjects via complete dissection of the suspensory ligament of the penisPenile length increase may be predicted preoperatively using easily measurable anatomical parametersNo Level Assigned...
Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery - January 29, 2024 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research

Rejuvenation in Men Facial Aging: A Combined Approach
AbstractFacelift surgery, also known as rhytidectomy, is a popular cosmetic procedure aimed at reversing the signs of facial aging. While facelift surgery is more commonly performed in women, an increasing number of men are seeking this procedure to maintain a youthful appearance. The long recovery period conflicts the overall primary outcome anticipated by men undergoing rhytidectomy, i.e., appear younger, youthful, and ready to reaffirm their value in the working environment. Anterior direct neck lift, blepharoplasty (upper and lower eyelid blepharoplasty), and lipofilling are three techniques that have been shown to be ...
Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery - January 29, 2024 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research

Botulinum Toxin Type A Alleviates Androgenetic Alopecia by Inhibiting Apoptosis of Dermal Papilla Cells via Targeting circ_0135062/miR-506-3p/Bax Axis
In conclusion, BTXA exhibited an antiapoptotic effect on DHT-induced DPC injury via the circ_0135062/miR-506-3p/Bax axis.Level of Evidence II This 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 - January 29, 2024 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research

Rhinoplasty Preferences: Can the Public Detect Prior Surgery on Social Media?
ConclusionsThe belief that someone had previously undergone rhinoplasty led the public to rate the aesthetic appearance of the nose lower. To provide optimal results following rhinoplasty, surgeons may therefore seek to provide a natural, “un-operated” look.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.Differences for nasal aesthetic preferences exist and vary based on geographic regionThe public is unable ...
Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery - January 29, 2024 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research

The Effect of Fat Grafting on Scars Hyperpigmentation: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
ConclusionsFat grafting shows promise in ameliorating hyperpigmented scars based on subjective assessments, but further corroborating evidence from objective measures is required.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 - January 29, 2024 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research

Complications Following Body Contouring: Performance Validation of Bard, a Novel AI Large Language Model, in Triaging and Managing Postoperative Patient Concerns
ConclusionsDespite promising potential of LLMs and AI in healthcare-related applications, Bard ’s performance in the present study significantly falls short of accepted clinical standards, thus indicating a need for further research and development prior to adoption.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 - January 25, 2024 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research

Invited Commentary: “Dr. GAI—Significance of Generative AI in Plastic Surgery”
(Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery)
Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery - January 25, 2024 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research

Changes of Facial Lipidomics by Intense Pulsed Light Treatment Based on LC-MS
ConclusionsIPL treatment does not have a significant effect on the overall amount of lipids while the amount of TG, PA, PG, LPG were significantly increased. These lipid changes may potentially improve the skin barrier function, but more high-quality and comprehensive studies are still needed.Bullet PointLipidomics analysis based on LC-MS; Changes of skin surface lipid after IPL treatment; the relationships between skin surface lipid and skin barrier functions.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, p...
Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery - January 24, 2024 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research