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July/August 2016, Vol 18, No. 4, Pages 239-317

In This Issue of JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery

Highlights

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2016;18(4):239. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2015.1230
Original Investigation

The Cost of Facial Deformity: A Health Utility and Valuation Study

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2016;18(4):241-249. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2015.2365

This study examines the impact of facial defects on quality of life and willingness to pay, as perceived by society, and highlights the quality of life penalty associated with facial defects and the value society places on their surgical reconstruction.

Emerging vs Time-Tested Methods of Facial Grading Among Patients With Facial Paralysis

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2016;18(4):251-257. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2016.0025

This study assesses the correlation between scores on the eFACE and the Sunnybrook Facial Grading System among patients with facial paralysis and compares the reliability of both scales.

Comparison of W-Plasty vs Traditional Straight-Line Techniques for Primary Paramedian Forehead Flap Donor Site Closure

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2016;18(4):258-262. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2016.0099

This cohort study compares the W-plasty and straight-line techniques for closure of the paramedian forehead flap.

Perceptions of Aesthetic Outcome of Linear vs Multiple Z-Plasty Scars in a National Survey

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2016;18(4):263-267. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2016.0107

This Internet-based survey compares the perceived cosmetic appearance of linear vs zigzag facial scars by the general public in white men and women of different ages.

A Model to Estimate L-Strut Strength With an Emphasis on Thickness

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2016;18(4):269-276. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2016.0136

In this study, nasal septal cartilages from 30 fresh cadavers were used to measure thickness at clinically relevant points and length of dorsal and caudal L-strut arms to attempt to quantify septal strength for septorhinoplasty.

Optimal Electromechanical Reshaping of the Auricular Ear and Long-term Outcomes in an In Vivo Rabbit Model

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2016;18(4):277-284. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2016.0166

This preclinical trial of a rabbit model of electromechanical reshaping of the auricular ear extends previous evaluations to 6 months and refines reshaping settings to assess the feasibility of this technology.

Estimation of Nasal Tip Support Using Computer-Aided Design and 3-Dimensional Printed Models

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2016;18(4):285-291. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2016.0215

This study identifies the integrated reaction force and the minimum and ideal mechanical properties associated with nasal tip support using the evaluations of 3-dimensional models by 30 rhinoplasty surgeons.

Weighting of Facial Grading Variables to Disfigurement in Facial Palsy

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2016;18(4):292-299. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2016.0226

This observational study evaluates use of the eFACE scale in grading facial disfigurement in patients with unilateral facial palsy.

Analysis of Facial Implants for Bacterial Biofilm Formation Using Scanning Electron Microscopy

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2016;18(4):299-304. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2016.0279

This case series evaluates 7 explanted alloplastic facial implants for the presence or absence of bacterial biofilm using scanning electron microscopy, with nonexplanted fresh silicone and porous polyethylene implants each used as a control.

Invited Commentary

What Cost-Utility Analysis Can Teach Us About Facial Deformity: Gambles, Trade-offs, and Willingness to Pay

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2016;18(4):249-250. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2016.0044

Impact of Surgical Technique and Nuance vs Choice of Scar Shape

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2016;18(4):267-268. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2016.0113

Classifying Revision Rhinoplasy Complexity—The Impossible Dream?

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2016;18(4):311-312. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2016.0310
Review

A Staging System for Revision Rhinoplasty: A Review

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2016;18(4):305-311. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2016.0249

This narrative review discusses a standardized evaluation system that will allow meaningful comparisons of surgical techniques and evaluation of outcomes for revision rhinoplasty.

Surgical Pearls

Short-Incision Midface-Lift in Lower Blepharoplasty

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2016;18(4):313-314. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2016.0148

An external short-incision technique for surgical midface aesthetic rejuvenation is evaluated and described.

Research Letter

Hypothyroidism as a Risk Factor for Prolonged Postoperative Edema Following Face-lift Surgery

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2016;18(4):315-316. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2016.0155

This review examines whether patients with hypothyroidism are at increased risk for prolonged edema after face-lift surgery.

Comment & Response

Clarifying Scar Revision Techniques and Their Proper Use

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2016;18(4):316-317. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2016.0710

Clarifying Scar Revision Techniques and Their Proper Use—Reply

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2016;18(4):317. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2016.0769
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JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2016;18(4):240. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2015.1231
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