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Biplanar approach to the transfollicular forehead and brow lift: a technical note

  • M. Etemadi Sh
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    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dental Implants Research Center, Dental Research Institute, School of Dentistry, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
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  • T. Fattahi
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    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
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  • G. Tajmiri
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    Correspondence to: Dental Implants Research Center, Dental Research Institute, School of Dentistry, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Hezar-Jerib St, Isfahan, Iran.Tel:+98 9135959711.
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    Dental Implants Research Center, Dental Research Institute, School of Dentistry, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
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Published:January 19, 2023DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijom.2023.01.004

      Abstract

      The forehead and brow lift is one of the most commonly performed surgical cosmetic procedures for the rejuvenation of the upper third of the face. Various surgical techniques have been developed to achieve maximum aesthetic results alongside minimum complications; each method has its advantages and disadvantages. Therefore, the ideal surgical approach for each patient should be selected based on careful preoperative evaluation and proper case selection. This article presents a novel modification of the transfollicular forehead and brow lift using a simultaneous biplanar approach to the subcutaneous and sub-periosteal tissue planes. This technique is beneficial to the patient by taking advantage of both the endoscopic and transfollicular methods.

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