Midface is located in the central area of the facial region and plays a crucial role in the esthetic evaluation of one's appearance. The East Asian, especially the Chinese, has wide and flat midfacial bone structure, low piriform aperture area compared with the prominent zygomatic and oral region, which results in an unpleasant appearance.
1In contrast to the patients' surging demand of midface filling surgery, there is a lack of evaluation standard for midfacial depression, nor quantitative and objective grading system for midface morphology. In the current study, we collected the three-dimensional (3D) facial information of Chinese Han Youth and summarized the morphological characteristics of their midface, focusing on the concavity and convexity from the sagittal plane.
- Jin H.R.
- Won T.B.
Rhinoplasty in the Asian patient.
Clin Plast Surg. 2016; 43: 265-279
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- Rhinoplasty in the Asian patient.Clin Plast Surg. 2016; 43: 265-279
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Published online: February 03, 2023
Accepted: January 29, 2023
Received: December 20, 2021
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