Midface anatomy, aging, and aesthetic analysis

  • Levesque A
  • de la Torre J
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Abstract

This article reviews the key anatomic structures in the region of the midface, including important surface and bony landmarks, innervation, blood supply, muscle layers, and fat compartments. It also discusses changes in these structures related to the aging process and aesthetic analysis of the midface to aid with operative planning.

Author-supplied keywords

  • Aesthetic analysis
  • Facial aging
  • Malar fat pad
  • Midface anatomy
  • Sub-orbicularis oculi fat

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Authors

  • Andre Yuan Levesque

  • Jorge I. de la Torre

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