Face transplants technically possible, but "very hazardous"
- Specific treatments particularly suited to minimally invasive procedures. Meszaros, Liz // Cosmetic Surgery Times;Jun2003, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p15
Discusses how minimal-incision procedure techniques have made several standard approaches to cosmetic surgery. Inclusion of a small submental incision from which the platysma muscle can be tightened; Use of a preauricular incision for face lifting procedures.
- Plastic surgery: a specialty on its knees. Davis, D.M. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);12/12/1987, Vol. 295 Issue 6612, p1502
Reports the offering of plastic surgery services in the National Health Service in Great Britain. Increase in demand for plastic surgery; Introduction of surgical techniques; Reasons for the shortage of plastic surgeons.
- W-plasty. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p2504
A definition of the term "W-plasty," which refers to a technique in plastic surgery that is administered to prevent contractures in straight-line scars, is presented.
- Fernando Ortiz Monasterio. Cordero, Rafael Álvarez // Revista de la Facultad de Medicina de la UNAM;jul/ago2010, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p30
No abstract available.
- Basic Soft Tissue Surgical Techniques. // Journal of Dermatologic Surgery & Oncology;Jul84, Vol. 10 Issue 7, p508
The article presents information on the various workshops on basic soft tissue surgical techniques. These workshops will emphasize on laboratory practice of soft tissue handling and suturing techniques, design and use of local skin flaps and methods of scar camouflage. The workshops are designed...
- Hairline Design and Placement. Norwood, O'Tar T.; Taylor, Bruce J. // Journal of Dermatologic Surgery & Oncology;Jun91, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p510
A simple, straight forward, almost mechanical method of drawing the hairline is presented. It is amazing to see how this method, when followed closely, consistently produces a natural, aesthetically pleasing result on all sizes and shapes of heads. It is recognized by the authors that there...
- Functional and cosmetic surgery intersect in a positive way. Kotlus, Brett S. // Ocular Surgery News;4/25/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 8, p48
The author talks about the aesthetic implications of oculoplastic surgery. According to the author, all oculoplastic procedures have a cosmetic aspect even though they are primarily performed to remedy a functional issue. He points out that the intersection of functional and aesthetic surgery is...
- Delayed, staged reconstruction may follow Mohs'. Guttman, Cheryl // Dermatology Times;Nov2000, Vol. 21 Issue 11, p1
Reports that delayed and staged reconstruction can be critical techniques for closing wounds after Moh's surgery, according to Dr. Lawrence Chang. Situations where a staged or delayed reconstruction is necessary or preferred; Delayed reconstruction mandated for some tumors.
- Cephalo-crural suture: a new way to deal with supratip fullness. Regalado-Briz, Arturo // Aesthetic Surgery Journal;Sep2005, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p481
Background: Supratip fullness is a common postoperative problem in rhinoplasty. There are approaches designed to reduce or augment the underlying framework and/or reduce the â€œdead spaceâ€ between the skin and the cartilaginous structure, but these fail to create a stable midline...