Topic: Facial Rejuvenation: from scalpel to syringe

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A special issue of Plastic and Aesthetic Research  (Print ISSN:2347-9264; Online ISSN:2349-6150).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 Jun 2018

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  • Prof. Raffaele Rauso, MD, PhD, MSc
    Centro Polispecialistico Santa Apollonia. Plastic Surgery, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy.


Special Issue Introduction:

In last 20 years, facial aesthetic procedure’s request, both surgical and non surgical, dramatically increased; this phenomenon can be explained by two reasons: a better knowledge of facial aging process and an improvement of the techniques that let us to reach natural and pleasant results with short post op down time.
The better knowledge regarding facial aging process is mainly related to the identification of a bony resorption pattern of facial skeleton and to the identification of the facial retaining ligaments that divides the face in several compartments; of course these two issues are also related among each others and during last years let us to modify procedures, surgical and non surgical, to have a more respectful approach to facial anatomy and facial aging.
This special issue will focus about the actual gold standards regarding surgical and non surgical facial aging treatments.


Facial aging, facial aesthetics, facial rejuvenation, filler, face lifting, lip surgery, lid surgery, anti aging

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  • Global facial rejuvenation, new technique

    Giuseppe Colombo , Vittorio Ruvolo
    Facial aging is the combination of multiple effects such as sun exposure, tobacco, environmental stress and smog, reflecting the cumulative and dynamic effects of time on the skin, soft tissues and the deep structural components of the face that show an important change structural features of the skin and loss of facial volume. There are many different techniques currently used to perform face... Read more
    This article belongs to the Special Issue Facial Rejuvenation: from scalpel to syringe
    Plast Aesthet Res 2018;5:25. | doi:10.20517/2347-9264.2018.29
    Published on: 30 Jul 2018  | Viewed:704  | Downloaded:36
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  • Rejuvenation of the centre of the face: a new paradigm. Endoscopic lifting with fat grafting

    Gabriel Pignata , Alessandro Gennai , Francesco Bernardini
    The ageing process starts in the centre of the face in the periocular region and around the mouth, with a combination of volume loss and tissue descent. It is a logical approach to assess all these problems at once. The combination of minimal incisions vertical endoscopic lifting combined with superficial enhanced fluid fat injection can be an integral approach to facial rejuvenation. Read more
    This article belongs to the Special Issue Facial Rejuvenation: from scalpel to syringe
    Plast Aesthet Res 2018;5:23. | doi:10.20517/2347-9264.2018.28
    Published on: 20 Jul 2018  | Viewed:686  | Downloaded:24
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