Hyung-Sup Shim

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Purpose. Early postoperative fractional laser treatment has been used to reduce scarring in many institutions, but the most effective energy parameters have not yet been established. This study sought to determine effective parameters in the treatment of facial laceration scars. Methods. From September 2012 to September 2013, 57 patients were enrolled(More)
Preauricular sinus is a relatively common congenital anomaly that mainly exists on the anterior aspect of the anterior limb of the ascending helix. Although many surgical techniques have been developed, extirpation of the sinus is not easy because of the ramifications of the sinus, remnants of the sinus wall, and infection with or without formation of(More)
Dermatofibroma, also known as benign fibrous histiocytoma, is a benign tumor composed of fibroblastic and histiocytic cells. Dermatofibroma most frequently occurs in the dermis, but it can also be found in subcutaneous soft tissue in rare cases, particularly on the face. Herein, we report a case of pure subcutaneous dermatofibroma of the cheek, which was(More)
This study aimed to validate the usefulness of lidocaine gel during intermaxillary fixation using arch bars in patients with mandible fracture by comparing 2 patient groups: one group using lidocaine gel in intermaxillary fixation and the other group undergoing traditional local infiltration.Subjects were patients with mandible fracture undergoing(More)
Abdominal pocketing is one of the most useful methods in salvation of compromised replanted fingertips. Abdominal pocketing has generally been performed in the ipsilateral lower abdominal quadrant, but we have also performed contralateral pocketing at our institute. To determine which approach is more beneficial, a total of 40 patients underwent an(More)
BACKGROUND Double eyelid blepharoplasty is one of the most popular facial cosmetic surgeries performed in patients with Asian eyelids. Although most patients choose to undergo blepharoplasty for cosmetic purposes, rather than functional reasons, these patients frequently present with concomitant mild-to-moderate blepharoptosis. OBJECTIVES Performing(More)