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July 1980

Symposium on Surgery of the Aging Face

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Santa Rosa, Calif

Arch Otolaryngol. 1980;106(7):446. doi:10.1001/archotol.1980.00790310070025

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Abstract

This book represents the published proceedings of the November 1976 symposium of the Educational Foundation of the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons and the American Society for Plastic Surgery.

The two editors have carefully organized the material from this symposium into a useful reference textbook that discusses, with the benefit of 296 illustrations, rhytidectomy, regional lifts, blepharoplasty, and the use of cosmetics and dermabrasion. An abstraction of the panel discussion that followed each of the major topics includes commentary by such notable authors as Thomas D. Rees, MD, D. Ralph Millard, Jr, MD, and Thomas J. Baker, MD. These commentaries are perhaps the most valuable aspect of this book.

Jack H. Sheen's presentation of modifications of his earlier technique for supratarsal fixation in upper blepharoplasty is perhaps the most complete discussion of a contemporary topic presented in this volume.

In summary, this book represents knowledgeable commentary by

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