Cosmetic Surgery, Facelift, Rhinoplasty, Blepharoplasty

Ear Plastic Surgery

Ear deformities occur in a number of conditions. Some patients are born with absent (microtia), protruding or drooping ears, due to weak or poorly formed cartilage. Traumatic deformities of the ear also occur due to trauma (e.g.

Position Statement: Debridement of the Sinus Cavity after ESS

Debridement of the sinus cavity is a procedure commonly performed following endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS).

Position Statement: Treatment for Microtia and Anotia

The American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery ("AAO-HNS") recognizes microtia and anotia as congential birth defects. These conditions are associated with appreciable psychological and functional ramifications if left untreated.

Facial Plastics Outcomes Tool: DAS-59

Derriford Appearance Scale (DAS-59)DescriptionMeasures the spectrum of psychological distress and dysfunction that is characteristic of disfigurements, deformities and aesthetic problems of appearanceTargeted Age> 16 yearsItems (Domains)59 (5)Esti

Facial Plastics Outcome Tool: DAS-24

Derriford Appearance Scale (DAS-24)DescriptionMeasures psychological distress and dysfunction that is characteristic of disfigurements, deformities and aesthetic problems of appearanceTargeted AgeAdultsItems (Domains)24 (N/A)Estimated Completion Time

Facial Plastics Outcome Tool: FLO Questionnaire

 Facial Line Outcomes (FLO) QuestionnaireDescriptionEvaluates the degree to which patients consider their upper facial lines to bother them; make them look older than they would like; detract from their facial appearance; prevent them from having a s

Facial Plastics Outcome Tool: SCI

Skin Cancer Index (SCI)DescriptionAssesses quality of life in patients with nonmelanoma skin cancerTargeted AgeAdultsItems (Domains)15 (3)Estimated Completion Time> 10 minutesReliability/Validity AssessmentYes/YesLiterature1) Rhee JS, Matthews BA,

Facial Plastics Outcome Tool: FaCE

 Facial Clinometric Evaluation Scale (FaCE)DescriptionMeasures facial impairment and disabilityTargeted Age14 - 81 yearsItems (Domains)15 (6)Estimated Completion Time10 minutesReliability/Validity AssessmentYes/YesLiterature1) Kahn JB, Gliklich RE, B

Position Statement: Dilation of sinuses, any method (e.g., balloon, etc.)

Sinus ostial dilation (e.g. balloon ostial dilation) is a therapeutic option for selected patients with chornic rhinosinusitis (CRS) and recurrent acute rhinosinusitis (RARS) who have failed appropriate medical therapy.