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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 102-105

Simple technique for facial dimple


Department of Plastic Surgery, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt

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Asst. Prof. Ahmed Hassan El-Sabbagh
Department of Plastic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura University, Mansoura
Egypt
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0974-2077.158446

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Background: Subjects seeking aesthetic surgery for facial dimples are increasing in number. Literature on dimple creation surgery are sparse. Various techniques have been used with their own merits and disadvantages. Materials and Methods: Facial dimples were created in 23 cases. All the subjects were females. Five cases were bilateral and the rest were unilateral. Results: Minor complications such as swelling and hematoma were observed in four cases. Infection occurred in two cases. Most of the subjects were satisfied with the results. Conclusions: Suturing technique is safe, reliable and an easily reproducible way to create facial dimple. Level of Evidence: IV: Case series.


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