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Stabilisation of Columella using Ear Cartilage in Secondary Rhinoplasty

An Asian rhinoplasty is one of the most popular procedures in plastic surgery. The anatomical characteristics of the Asian nose are quite different from those of other races, including low dorsum height, short columella, a thick soft tissue covering on the tip with flaccid lower lateral cartilage, and a sunken midface with relative protrusion of the mouth due to maxilla or premaxillary retrusion. Secondary surgery is also increasing in frequency due to greater patient sophistication and higher expectation that the end rhinoplasty result to be more harmonious with the patient's overall facial structure. In these circumstances, a rhinoplasty using autologous ear cartilage gives strong support

4 Top Reasons Your Patients Go Through Botulinum Toxin Treatments

In the past half decade, the popularity of Botox in the U.S. has skyrocketed, with a 40.6 percent increase in procedures according to the latest figures from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), and a 5.1 percent rise since 2017. Last year, over 1.5 million Botox injections were carried out. Researchers at Northwestern University wanted to investigate why so many of patient undergo the treatment. The team recruited 511 patients seeking medical cosmetic surgical procedures. Of the participants, over 86 percent were women, and 56 percent were at least 45. Three quarters were white and almost all respondents were college-educated. Below are the top 4 reasons: Reason No.1:

3 Things You Need to Know About Non-surgical Nose Thread Lift

In the past, when patients talk about nose augmentation or "nose job", they usually refer to surgical rhinoplasty, thanks to medical tech breakthrough in recent years, patients can enjoy lunch time "nose augmentation" non-surgically. The most common non-surgical nose augmentation including nasal fillers & nose thread lifting. The non-surgical Nose Nose Thread Lifting procedures are gaining more and more popularity all over the world. Particularly in Asia, some advanced aesthetic physicians are even claiming that "Nose Threadlift should be the only non-surgical nasal aesthetic procedure patient should consider." This week, IFAAS faculty will share their exclusive tips on non-surgical nose th

The Most Effective Non-Surgical Brow Lifting with 2 Threads Technique

A brow lift, also commonly called a forehead lift, rejuvenates the face above the eyes to restore a more refreshed appearance that better reflects a patient’s natural vibrance. Surgically, by removing excess sagging, skin on the forehead and repositioning the underlying muscles and tissues, a brow lift can correct a heavy, sagging brow, eliminate deep furrows, and restore a smoother, more youthful contour to the upper one-third of the face. However, with the advancement in aesthetic procedures, more patients are opting for safer and cheaper alternatives that produces equivalent results. These procedures are non-surgical and involves lower risk and shortened recovery time. This week, IFAAS Fa

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