General Surgery

Middle Eastern Rhinoplasty

Feb 8, 2017 by in General Surgery Comments Off on Middle Eastern Rhinoplasty

The ethnic appearance of the Middle Eastern nose is defined by several unique visual features, particularly a high radix, wide overprojecting dorsum, and an amorphous hanging nasal tip. These external…

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Hispanic/Mestizo Rhinoplasty

Feb 8, 2017 by in General Surgery Comments Off on Hispanic/Mestizo Rhinoplasty

Rhinoplasty is one of the most common facial plastic procedures performed in the Hispanic/mestizo ethnic group. Today, emphasis is placed on ethnic and cultural backgrounds, definition of facial and nasal…

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Traumatic Rhinoplasty in the Non-Caucasian Nose

Feb 8, 2017 by in General Surgery Comments Off on Traumatic Rhinoplasty in the Non-Caucasian Nose

Traumatic injury resulting in nasal deformity poses unique challenges to the surgeon. Optimal management requires careful preoperative analysis and thoughtful surgical planning. The goals of rhinoplasty are to correct both…

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Botox Facial Slimming/Facial Sculpting: The Role of Botulinum Toxin-A in the Treatment of Hypertrophic Masseteric Muscle and Parotid Enlargement to Narrow the Lower Facial Width

Feb 8, 2017 by in General Surgery Comments Off on Botox Facial Slimming/Facial Sculpting: The Role of Botulinum Toxin-A in the Treatment of Hypertrophic Masseteric Muscle and Parotid Enlargement to Narrow the Lower Facial Width

Botulinum toxin A is a highly efficacious and cost-effective, nonsurgical option for reducing the width and shape of the lower face and jawline. The results can vary from the subtlest…

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Chemical Peels for Darker Skin Types

Feb 8, 2017 by in General Surgery Comments Off on Chemical Peels for Darker Skin Types

This article focuses on chemical peels for darker skin types. All races comprise a range of Fitzpatrick skin color types: light skin types in African Americans, Asians, Middle Easterners, and…

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Asian Rhinoplasty

Feb 8, 2017 by in General Surgery Comments Off on Asian Rhinoplasty

Asian rhinoplasty is one of the most challenging ethnic rhinoplasties that plastic surgeons perform because of the thick skin and soft-tissue envelope. There are three goals: pleasing the patient, achieving…

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The New “Genetico-Racial” Skin Classification: Maximizing the Safety of Skin Treatments for Asians

Feb 8, 2017 by in General Surgery Comments Off on The New “Genetico-Racial” Skin Classification: Maximizing the Safety of Skin Treatments for Asians

Racial genetics play a significant role in determining a patient’s response to any skin treatment. Contrary to traditional skin classifications, the new genetico-racial classification takes into consideration the racial origins…

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