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Plastic surgery, Oral & maxillofacial surgery , Aesthetic medicine , Dermatology , Ophthalmology , Otolaryngology / ENT

What is a facelift? A facelift, or facial rejuvenation surgery, is an intervention that corrects the most visible signs of facial ageing, by tightening facial muscles, reducing fat, redistributing skin, and eliminating excess...

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Facial aesthetics

Dentistry, Dermatology , Oral & maxillofacial surgery , Plastic surgery, Healthcare professionals, Aesthetic medicine

What is facial aesthetics? The natural ageing process, lifestyle factors and the environment all contribute to unwanted wrinkles, fine lines, age spots and uneven skin tones. Facial aesthetics, otherwise known as facial rejuvenation treatments is...

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Facial fat transfer

Aesthetic medicine , Plastic surgery, Otolaryngology / ENT, Ophthalmology , Dermatology

What is facial fat transfer? Facial fat transfer makes use of fat taken from your own body to restore volume to certain areas of the face. Injections may be given in the cheeks, the lips, the furrows of the face, and around the eyes.

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Facial feminisation surgery

Aesthetic medicine , Plastic surgery

What is facial feminisation surgery? The term “facial feminisation surgery” is used to describe a series of cosmetic surgical interventions which involve both bone and cartilage reshaping as well as soft tissue procedures. The aim of facial feminisation surgery is to individually restructure various facial features which may be seen to have...

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Facial implants

Oral & maxillofacial surgery , Plastic surgery, Otolaryngology / ENT

What are facial implants? Facial implants are solid and voluminous implants that are used to modify the size of different areas of the face in order to harmonise the features. The most commonly used are facial implants for the chin, cheekbones, lips, jaw, forehead and the cleft above the upper lip (philtrum). Many types of facial implants...

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Facial nerve

Otolaryngology / ENT

What is the facial nerve? The facial nerve controls the muscles on the sides of the face, allowing us to smile, wink, cry, frown and make many other facial expressions. The facial nerve also helps us to control our facial movements when eating, drinking and speaking....

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Facial pain

Neurosurgery, Neurology, Pain medicine, Dentistry, Oral & maxillofacial surgery , Orthodontics, Physiotherapy, Otolaryngology / ENT, Paediatric otolaryngology

What is facial pain? Facial pain, or orofacial pain,refers to any kind of pain or discomfort in the area of the mouth and face. Often, the pain will present in the region of thetrigeminalnerve, which is the nerve that supplies the...

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Facial paralysis

Oral & maxillofacial surgery , Aesthetic medicine , Ophthalmology , Otolaryngology / ENT, Paediatric ophthalmology , Physical medicine & rehabilitation, Physiotherapy, Plastic surgery, Paediatric otolaryngology

What is facial paralysis? Facial paralysis is a condition that causes partial or total motor paralysis of the facial nerve and, therefore, of the facial musculature. What are the symptoms of facial paralysis? The symptoms of...

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Facial plastic surgery

Oral & maxillofacial surgery , Otolaryngology / ENT, Plastic surgery

What is facial plastic surgery? Facial plastic surgery is a broad term covering cosmetic or reconstructive surgery performed on the head and neck. A facial plastic surgeon has a strong knowledge of facial anatomy and is highly skilled in procedures concerning the head and neck, either cosmetic or reconstructive. Specialised plastic surgeons are...

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Facial radiofrequency

Dermatology , Aesthetic medicine , Plastic surgery

What is a radiofrequency facial? Radiofrequency is a non-invasive aesthetic technique used on the face and body to contour, tighten skin and reduce sagging. The procedure is ideal for people who do not want to have cosmetic surgery. It’s a painless treatment that does not...

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