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Anthropometric Facial Analysis and Quantitative Measurements of Aesthetically Pleasant Face of a Korean-American Woman

Black & white graphic of a facePrincipal Investigator: Anthony P. Sclafani, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Objective: Digital photographs of first generation Korean-American women will be taken and then anonymously presented to reviewers who will rate the global aesthetics of each face. The photographs will then be analyzed and a set of aesthetic measurements will be made.  The overall averages of these measurements will be compared to published standards for Caucasians, as well as the average measurements for the most aesthetic decile of photographed Korean-American women.  This study will help guide facial plastic surgeons in caring for Korean-Americans.

Project Co-Investigators are Kyle Choe, M.D. and Thomas Romo III, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Contact Information: Anthony P. Sclafani, M.D., F.A.C.S., (212) 979-4200

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Selected Publications & Presentations:

Sclafani AP, Fozo M, Romo T 3rd, McCormick SA. Strength and histology of periosteal fixation to bone after elevation. Arch Facial Plast Surg 2003; 5:63-66. [Abstract]

Sclafani AP, Romo T 3rd, Jacono AA. Rejuvenation of the aging lip with an injectable acellular dermal graft (Cymetra™). Arch Facial Plast Surg 2002; 4:252-257. [Abstract]

Sclafani AP, McCormick SA, Cocker R. Biophysical and microscopic analysis of homologous dermal and fascial materials for facial aesthetic and reconstructive uses. Arch Facial Plast Surg 2002; 4:164-171. [Abstract]

Sclafani AP. The multivectorial subperiosteal midface lift. Facial Plast Surg 2001; 17:29-36. [Abstract]

Sclafani AP, Romo T 3rd. Collagen, human collagen and fat: the search for a three-dimensional soft tissue filler. Facial Plast Surg 2001; 17:79-85. [Abstract]

Sclafani AP, Romo T 3rd, Jacono AA, McCormick SA, Cocker R, Parker A. Evaluation of acellular dermal graft (AlloDerm) for soft tissue augmentation: one year of clinical observations and histologic findings. Arch Facial Plast Surg 2001; 3:101-103. [Abstract]

Related Information: Other Research Projects in Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery

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