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March/April 2019, Vol 21, No. 2, Pages 87-172

In This Issue of JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery


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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019;21(2):87. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.1329
Original Investigation

Comparison of Outcomes of Early vs Delayed Graft Reconstruction of Mohs Micrographic Surgery Defects

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019;21(2):89-94. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.1204

This study reviews the outcomes of Mohs micrographic surgery using full-thickness skin grafts and composite grafts with respect to patient- and surgery-specific variables, particularly early vs delayed defect reconstruction.

Assessment of the Influence of “Other-Race Effect” on Visual Attention and Perception of Attractiveness Before and After Rhinoplasty

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019;21(2):96-102. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.1697

This survey study measures how the “other-race effect” influences perception of white and Latin American patients undergoing rhinoplasty by using eye-tracking technology and survey methodology.

Association Between Surgical Trainee Daytime Sleepiness and Intraoperative Technical Skill When Performing Septoplasty

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019;21(2):104-109. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.1171

This cohort study of surgical residency and fellowship physicians at 2 academic institutions uses technical skill scores rated by attending physicians to assess the association of trainees’ self-reported daytime sleepiness with their intraoperative skill while performing septoplasty.

AAFPRS Research Award Winner

Assessment of Hedgehog Signaling Pathway Activation for Craniofacial Bone Regeneration in a Critical-Sized Rat Mandibular Defect

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019;21(2):110-117. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.1508

This animal model study investigates whether a biosynthetic bone graft cross-linked with smoothened agonist activates the hedgehog signaling pathway in the reconstruction of craniofacial bony defects in female rats and if this is associated with bone regeneration.

Effectiveness of Transconjunctival Fat Removal and Resected Fat Grafting for Lower Eye Bag and Tear Trough Deformity

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019;21(2):118-124. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.1307

This study reviews the outcomes of transconjunctival fat removal followed by resected fat grafting in patients undergoing treatment for eye bags.

Topical Tazarotene Gel, 0.1%, as a Novel Treatment Approach for Atrophic Postacne Scars: A Randomized Active-Controlled Clinical Trial

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019;21(2):125-132. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.1404

This randomized active-controlled clinical trial using a split-face design compares the efficacy and tolerability of the at-home application of topical tazarotene gel, 0.1%, and physician-administered microneedle therapy for the treatment of facial atrophic postacne scarring.

AAFPRS Advances in Rhinoplasty Featured Article

Postoperative Ecchymosis and Edema After Creation of Subperiosteal Tunnels in Rhinoplasty: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019;21(2):133-136. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.1716

This randomized clinical trial assesses the efficacy of the creation of subperiosteal tunnels prior to lateral osteotomies during rhinoplasty at reducing postoperative ecchymosis and edema.

Risk Factors, Causes, and Costs of Hospital Readmission After Head and Neck Cancer Surgery Reconstruction

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019;21(2):137-145. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.1197

This population-level analysis of medical records from the Nationwide Readmissions Database evaluates risk factors, causes, and costs of hospital readmission after head and neck cancer surgery reconstruction.

Health Impairment From Nasal Airway Obstruction and Changes in Health Utility Values From Septorhinoplasty

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019;21(2):146-151. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.1368

This case series study examines the association of nasal airway obstruction and subsequent open septorhinoplasty with health outcomes in Australia.

Invited Commentary

Optimal Timing of Reconstruction When Using Tissue Grafts After Mohs Micrographic Surgery

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019;21(2):94-95. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.1363

Perceiving Attractiveness and the Increasing Diversity in Facial Plastic Surgery

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019;21(2):103. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.1773

Evaluation of Measurement Properties of Patient-Reported Outcome Measures After Rhinoplasty: A Systematic Review

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019;21(2):152-162. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.1639

This systematic review of 33 articles that analyzed 12 different measurement instruments of patient-reported outcomes after rhinoplasty evaluates the accuracy and usefulness of each instrument.

Surgical Pearls

Eyebrow-lift With Frontal Muscle Plication

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019;21(2):163-164. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.1476

This Surgical Pearl presents the eyebrow-lift with frontal muscle plication technique.

JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery Clinical Challenge

Nasal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Injuries

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019;21(2):165-166. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.1643

A 20-year-old man presented with constant right nasal obstruction since childhood when, after birth, he required airway support with nasal continuous positive airway pressure. What would you do next?

Research Letter

Assessment of Duration of Facial Plastic Ambulatory Surgery and Risk of Complications: A Systematic Review

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019;21(2):167-168. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.1636

This systematic review examines the association of the length of surgical procedures performed at ambulatory surgery centers with the risk of complications.

The Bipedicled Orbicularis Oculi Myocutaneous Flap for the Repair of Paralytic Ectropion

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019;21(2):169-171. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.1704

This case series describes the bipedicled orbicularis oculi myocutaneous flap as a new surgical approach for paralytic eyelid syndrome.

Comment & Response

Fat Injection in Facial Artery

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019;21(2):171. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.1320

Considerations for Ophthalmic Complications

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019;21(2):171-172. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.1317
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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019;21(2):88. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.1330