A special issue of Plastic and Aesthetic Research

ISSN 2349-6150 (Online), ISSN 2347-9264 (Print)

Submission deadline: 30 Jun 2018

Guest Editor(s)

  • 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

Submission Deadline

30 Jun 2018

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