The Ideal Proportion of the Auricle Exposure via a Morphometric Analysis in Asian Women
ConclusionsThe ideal proportion of the auricle exposure for Asian women is in the range of 0.60 –0.625, which may help surgeons reconstruct aesthetically pleasing ears.Level of Evidence VThis 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 2, 2024 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research

Voice Pitch Shaping and Genderization: New Needs of Cosmetic Phonoplastic Surgery
AbstractVoices can convey content, emotion, and essential information about an individual ’s gender and social information. Closely related to gender identification and sexual attraction, voices also positively affect many psychological factors of individuals. Surgeries have evolved from treating congenital diseases to fulfilling an individual’s aesthetic needs for voice. Voice shapi ng is emerging as the next cosmetic surgery hotspot after skincare and appearance and body shaping. This paper summarizes the development of voice pitch shaping and genderization procedures out of the cosmetic need.Level of Evidence IVThis...
Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery - April 2, 2024 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research

Aesthetic and Functional Outcomes of Upper Blepharoplasty Combined with Dacryoadenopexy in Lacrimal Gland Prolapse
ConclusionUpper blepharoplasty combined with dacryoadenopexy proved to be a safe surgical procedure with very satisfactory aesthetic outcome and minimal relapse rate.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 - April 2, 2024 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research

Rib Reduction Technique in Patients with Isolated Chondrocostal Chest Wall Prominence Undergoing Breast Augmentation
ConclusionsThe described technique for contouring of isolated chondrocostal deformities is fast, easy reproducible and offers advantages over the standard partial rib reduction technique. It can prevent implant malposition and projection asymmetry, eventually enhancing breast augmentation outcomes.Level of Evidence V 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 - April 2, 2024 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research

A Prospective Investigation of Patient Satisfaction and Psychosocial Status Following Facial Bone Contouring Surgery using the Face-Q
ConclusionFacial bone contouring surgery significantly improves the satisfaction and quality of life in patients with square faces, reaching a level at least equivalent to the normative population. The use of Face-Q should be highlighted in the clinic practice.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 Authors  www.springer.com/00266 (Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery)
Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery - April 1, 2024 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research

Low Molecular Weight Hyaluronic Acid Added to Six Specific Amino Acids in the Treatment of Striae Alba (SA): An Observational Study
AbstractStriae distensae or stretch marks are a common complaint among women and can be distressing. The present study aimed to assess the efficacy of a mixture of low molecular weight hyaluronic acid and six amino acids when applied with a specific intradermal injection technique known as intra-mural fluid technique. A clinical study was carried out in 32 patients (with a dropout rate by 9.4%) with striae distensae alba (SA) in one or more of the following anatomical areas: breast, abdomen, inner thigh, trochanteric area, gluteal area, posterior supra-iliac area, and lumbar area. Product efficacy was assessed by the inves...
Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery - April 1, 2024 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research

Recurrence and Complications of Peri-operative Steroid Injection of Keloids: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
In conclusion, post-operative steroid injection after surgical excision results in lower keloid recurrence compared to pre- and intra-operative injection.Level of Evidence IV“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 - April 1, 2024 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research

A Prospective Investigation of Patient Satisfaction and Psychosocial Status Following Facial Bone Contouring Surgery using the Face-Q
ConclusionFacial bone contouring surgery significantly improves the satisfaction and quality of life in patients with square faces, reaching a level at least equivalent to the normative population. The use of Face-Q should be highlighted in the clinic practice.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 Authors  www.springer.com/00266 (Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery)
Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery - April 1, 2024 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research

Low Molecular Weight Hyaluronic Acid Added to Six Specific Amino Acids in the Treatment of Striae Alba (SA): An Observational Study
AbstractStriae distensae or stretch marks are a common complaint among women and can be distressing. The present study aimed to assess the efficacy of a mixture of low molecular weight hyaluronic acid and six amino acids when applied with a specific intradermal injection technique known as intra-mural fluid technique. A clinical study was carried out in 32 patients (with a dropout rate by 9.4%) with striae distensae alba (SA) in one or more of the following anatomical areas: breast, abdomen, inner thigh, trochanteric area, gluteal area, posterior supra-iliac area, and lumbar area. Product efficacy was assessed by the inves...
Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery - April 1, 2024 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research

Recurrence and Complications of Peri-operative Steroid Injection of Keloids: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
In conclusion, post-operative steroid injection after surgical excision results in lower keloid recurrence compared to pre- and intra-operative injection.Level of Evidence IV“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 - April 1, 2024 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research

Clinical Efficacy Analysis of Circumferential Upper Arm Liposuction with Double Incision: A Study of 496 Cases
ConclusionThe double incision upper arm liposuction is safe, effective, time-saving, with high satisfaction and fewer complications, and is worthy of clinical popularization and application.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 - March 30, 2024 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research

Combining High-Density Fat and Condensed Low-Density Fat Injections for Precise Facial Rejuvenation
ConclusionThe use of this new treatment approach allows for precise fat transplantation in facial regions. The use of high-concentration fat filling for deep facial layers and CLDF filling for superficial layers is a safe and effective treatment plan for facial rejuvenation.Level of Evidence IV 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 - March 29, 2024 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research

Smart Use of Skin Biopsy Punch in Treating Keloids: A Single-Center Retrospective Study
ConclusionsThis study demonstrated BPCI might be an effective and safe therapy in keloids with a low long-time recurrence rate and well tolerance for patients.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 - March 29, 2024 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research

3D Analysis of Breast Morphological Changes after Vertical-Scar Reduction Mammoplasty: A Prospective Study
ConclusionsOur 3D analysis unveiled comprehensive changes in breast morphology: The overall breast volume shifted laterally and inferiorly, the nipple position moved laterally, inferiorly, and posteriorly, and there was a significant reduction in scar length. Concurrently, breast volume exhibited a gradual decrease and stabilization after 3  months, establishing it as a suitable follow-up point for assessing postoperative results. Additionally, surgical plans can be formulated based on the overall trend of changes in breast volume and distribution, combined with methods such as three-dimensional scanning, to enhance surgi...
Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery - March 29, 2024 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research