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Rejuvenation of the forehead: correction of the frontal concavity

During the ageing process, many different anatomical changes contribute to the aged appearance of the face [1]. Focusing on the forehead, typical age-related changes are regression of the hairline, solar damage, skin laxity, dynamic wrinkles, reduction of fat and bone...

Perceptions and Deceptions a personal blog by the editor 4 May 2016

So in the space of just a few days the Junior Doctors in the UK have engaged in the first all-out strike in the NHS since 1975. I was a medical student then and the issue was pay and conditions....

Facial aesthetics and orthognathic surgery

Most maxillofacial procedures have an aesthetic element. Reconstructive procedures and surgery to correct congenital abnormalities such as cleft lip have an obvious aesthetic impact. When making surgical incisions for access to the underlying facial skeleton consideration will be made to...

New horizons in Rhinoplasty

Leading world experts will showcase their work and update delegates about the changing philosophy, techniques and technology of the art of rhinoplasty. At this meeting, the rising movement of "Preservation Rhinoplasty" will be introduced and the benefits of piezo surgery...

RSM: Recent advances and updates in head and neck cancer management

Join an international faculty of renowned experts to receive a complete update on the recent advances in the surgical management of head and neck cancer. Meeting topics: Current variations in outcome in head and neck cancer National coding strategies Refinements...

The Royal Marsden Annual Breast Cancer Meeting: Hot Topics in Breast Cancer

10th Annual Royal Marsden Breast Cancer Meeting An update on what is new, challenging and controversial in the management of patients with breast cancer. "This year marks a decade of organising these annual meetings and we are delighted to announce...

PMFA News editorial team get sent to Coventry

Diana and Jennifer from the PMFA News team recently met with Editor Andrew Burd and Sub-editor Dalvi Humzah for an editorial meeting at the Face Eyes Nose meeting in Coventry. Many interesting topics and ideas were discussed, so look out...

Complications in Facial Plastic Surgery: prevention and management

It is always welcome news to hear of books related to the subspecialty of facial plastic surgery, particularly good books, and this book certainly fits into that category. This multi author book is written by well established facial plastic surgeons...

Facial Surgery - Plastic and Reconstructive

This two-volume textbook is presented well both outside and in. The editors and the contributors represent a collection of various specialties involved in aesthetic and reconstructive facial surgery. The focus of the book is stated clearly – to promote the...

The Essential Burn Unit Handbook (Second Edition)

For some time, trainees have been searching for a worthy alternative to the long outdated and out of print Burns: The First Five Days, which used to be supplied free by Smith and Nephew. This pocket sized, reference manual, seems...

Debate - Voluntary registers for medical cosmetic practitioners: friend or foe?

In June this year BACN and PIAPA issued a joint statement criticising voluntary registration bodies such as Save Face. Regulation is a hot topic that many in the industry feel passionately about, and the statement sparked a debate about whether...