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July/August 2017, Vol 19, No. 4, Pages 249-340

In This Issue of JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery

Highlights

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2017;19(4):249. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2016.0603
Viewpoint

The Myth of the Internal Nasal Valve

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2017;19(4):253-254. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2017.0039

This Viewpoint examines misunderstandings of flow mechanisms through the nasal gateway.

Original Investigation

Analysis of Factors Associated With Rhytidectomy Malpractice Litigation Cases

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2017;19(4):255-259. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2016.1782

This analysis describes the factors associated with medical malpractice litigation and resolution related to rhytidectomy.

A Quantitative Approach to Determining the Ideal Female Lip Aesthetic and Its Effect on Facial Attractiveness

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2017;19(4):261-267. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2016.2049

This study assesses the most attractive lip dimensions of white women based on attractiveness ranking of surface area, ratio of upper to lower lip, and dimensions of the lip surface area relative to the lower third of the face.

Prevalence of Body Dysmorphic Disorder and Surgeon Diagnostic Accuracy in Facial Plastic and Oculoplastic Surgery Clinics

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2017;19(4):269-274. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2016.1535

This prospective cohort study attempts to establish the prevalence of body dysmorphic disorder across facial plastic and oculoplastic surgery practice settings and to estimate the ability of surgeons to screen for it.

Photographic Standards for Patients With Facial Palsy and Recommendations by Members of the Sir Charles Bell Society

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2017;19(4):275-281. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2016.1883

This literature search reviews the use of facial photography in the management of patients with facial palsy, and a cross-sectional survey of the Sir Charles Bell Society members examines their use of photography in documenting facial nerve function.

The Tissue Expander Effect in Early Surgical Management of Select Focal Infantile Hemangiomas

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2017;19(4):282-286. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2016.1991

This case series describes use of the tissue expansion effect in surgical intervention for young children with focal infantile hemangiomas.

Use of Spreader Flaps Without Dorsal Hump Reduction and the Effect on Nasal Function

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2017;19(4):287-292. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2016.2057

This medical record review evaluates whether spreader flaps are equivalent to spreader grafts in correcting internal nasal valve collapse in the absence of simultaneous dorsal hump reduction in a series of patients undergoing open septorhinoplasty.

Association of Upper Eyelid Ptosis Repair and Blepharoplasty With Headache-Related Quality of Life

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2017;19(4):293-297. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2016.2120

This cohort study evaluates the changes in headache-related quality of life in patients who underwent upper eyelid ptosis repair or blepharoplasty.

Biomechanic Factors Associated With Orbital Floor Fractures

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2017;19(4):298-302. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2016.2153

This cadaver study defines the biomechanical factors associated with orbital floor fractures using a drop tower with an accelerometer to measure impact force on the globe and rim of cadaver heads affixed with strain gauges.

Biochemical Effects of Exercise on a Fasciocutaneous Flap in a Rat Model

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2017;19(4):303-310. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2016.2162

This experimental study assesses the clinical and biochemical effects of voluntary cardiovascular exercise on pedicled flaps in a rodent model.

Association of Face-lift Surgery With Social Perception, Age, Attractiveness, Health, and Success

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2017;19(4):311-317. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2016.2206

This survey assesses the association of face-lift surgery with observer-graded perceived age, attractiveness, success, and overall health.

Comparative Study of Functional Nasal Reconstruction Using Structural Reinforcement

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2017;19(4):318-322. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2017.0001

This study examines nasal reconstructions that use structural reinforcement and compares them with reconstructions that use soft tissue alone.

Association of Increasing Nasal Tip Projection With Lip Position in Primary Rhinoplasty

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2017;19(4):323-326. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2017.0070

This case series evaluates the association of increasing nasal tip projection with lip position patients undergoing primary rhinoplasty.

Invited Commentary

Is Studying Rhytidectomy Malpractice Cases Enough to Understand Why Patients Are Dissatisfied?More Patient Communication, Less Malpractice Litigation

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2017;19(4):259-260. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2016.2137

Defining the Perfect Mouth

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2017;19(4):268. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2016.2263
Special Communication

Modern Management of Nasal Hemangiomas

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2017;19(4):327-332. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2017.0197

This article discusses the current options available for treatment of infantile hemangiomas of the nose.

Surgical Pearls

Technique to Reduce Time, Pain, and Risk in Costal Cartilage Harvest

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2017;19(4):333-334. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2016.2144

This Surgical Pearl describes a technique to reduce surgical time and patient pain and risk in costal cartilage harvest.

Research Letter

Analysis of the Trend Toward Fuller Lips Among Fashion Models

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2017;19(4):335-336. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2016.1758

This study examined 50 years of facial images of fashion models to determine a trend toward fuller lips.

Italian Linguistic Validation of the FACE-Q Instrument

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2017;19(4):336-337. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2016.2103

Linguistic validation is essential in translating patient-reported outcomes.

Cutaneous Landmarks of the Supratrochlear Nerve in Forehead Rejuvenation Surgery

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2017;19(4):337-338. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2016.2258

This study of 15 fresh cadaver heads sought a comprehensive understanding of the anatomical relationships between the supratrochlear nerve and surrounding muscles to assist surgeons in obtaining successful outcomes when performing any surgical approaches for forehead rejuvenation.

Comment & Response

Optimizing Injection Technique to Minimize Ecchymosis in Upper Blepharoplasty

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2017;19(4):339. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2017.0617

AAFPRS Research Award Winner

Optimizing Injection Technique to Minimize Ecchymosis in Blepharoplasty—Reply

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2017;19(4):339-340. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2017.0620
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Error in Equation

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2017;19(4):340. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2017.0136

Incorrect Type of Online Review Cited

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2017;19(4):340. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2017.0157
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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2017;19(4):251. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2016.0604
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