Facial Analysis Research

I have often been struck by the differences in facial expressions between revision rhinoplasty patients who were later happy with their surgical results, compared to patients who were later unhappy. The unhappy patients have a non-engaged, defocused, unhappy appearance around their eyes. We have commonly observed that a patient’s eyes reveal a great deal about […]

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The Face of Trauma

My third book, The Face of Trauma, is in its revision phase now, with only one chapter left to write and my recent research data to be added. The details of putting all the pieces into a book, photographs, consents, legends, and of course editing, always take more time than I anticipate. Yet I like […]

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The Rhinoplasty Society Meeting

My wife and I attended the annual meeting of The Rhinoplasty Society, of which I was a founding member more than twenty years ago and President in 2000 to 2001. This was our biggest attendance ever, and is a wonderful conjoined meeting of both plastic and reconstructive surgeons and facial plastic surgeons, which is exactly […]

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Advances in Rhinoplasty International Meeting

My wife and I attended the Advances in Rhinoplasty international meeting held in Chicago from May 4-7, brilliantly organized by Dr. Sam Most, Dr. Peter Adamson, and Dr. Oren Friedman. This was a meeting of the American Academy of Facial Plastic Surgeons with a faculty of over fifty surgeons that included several plastic and reconstructive […]

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ASMS Course

In early April I flew to St. Louis to dissipate as guest faculty in the rhinoplasty and facial surgery course sponsored by the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons, sister organization to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, of which I have been a member since 1979. It was an excellent course with wonderful attendance, where […]

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