Simply Put: Facial Cosmetic Surgery

Facial cosmetic surgery continues to grow in popularity. It focuses on improving our facial appearance. Many patients seek treatment to reverse changes that occur with aging, such as loose skin, decreased tissue volume around the face and neck, fine lines, sagging jowls, and double chin. Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are specialized in performing a variety of surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures to improve your facial appearance.1 Common surgical procedures include rhinoplasty (nose surgery), rhytidectomy (facelift), blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery), browlift (forehead lift), genioplasty (chin augmentation), otoplasty (ear repositioning), and liposuction. Common non-surgical procedures include: skin resurfacing, neuromodulators, and dermal fillers.

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The Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is published by the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons to present to the dental and medical communities comprehensive coverage of new techniques, important developments and innovative ideas in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Practice-applicable articles help develop the methods used to handle dentoalveolar surgery, facial injuries and deformities, TMJ disorders, oral and head and neck cancer, jaw reconstruction, anesthesia and analgesia. The journal also includes specifics on new instruments and diagnostic equipment, and modern therapeutic drugs and devices.