Aesthetic facial reconstruction is a challenging art. Improving outcomes in aesthetic facial reconstruction requires a thorough understanding of the basic principles of the functional and aesthetic requirements for facial reconstruction. From there, further refinement and attention to detail can be provided. This paper discusses basic principles of aesthetic facial reconstruction.

Aesthetic unit, Facial reconstruction, Free flap, Local flap, Oncology, Skin cancer
dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cps.2009.02.009, hdl.handle.net/1765/66455
Clinics in Plastic Surgery
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Hofer, S.O.P, & Mureau, M.A.M. (2009). Improving Outcomes in Aesthetic Facial Reconstruction. Clinics in Plastic Surgery, 36(3), 345–354. doi:10.1016/j.cps.2009.02.009