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Cosmetic surgeons aim for the perfect facelift

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: (Published 24 March 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:690
  1. Roger Dobson
  1. Abergavenny

Exactly what does the perfect eyebrow look like? Should it be 2.4 cm from the middle of the pupil of the eye? Should the apex of the eyebrow lie vertically above the lateral limbus? Should the ends of the eyebrow lie on the same horizontal level?

According to a new report for plastic surgeons working in the burgeoning area of facelifts, a “one shape fits all” approach to eyebrows should be frowned on. When positioning and shaping the brow, surgeons need to take into account the aesthetic relation between brow shape and position on the face, says the …

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