Clinical anthropometry and canons of the face in historical perspective.

  title={Clinical anthropometry and canons of the face in historical perspective.},
  author={F. Vegter and Joris J. Hage},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  volume={106 5},
Measurements of the human face as part of the body have been performed since the Greek era, and many aspects of ancient measurements can be found in modern clinical anthropometry. A historical appraisal of the use of facial measurements is presented. The influence on modern facial anthropometry of Greek proportion sciences, the golden proportion, canons of important Renaissance artists, physical anthropology, and cephalometry are discussed. The main difference between human measurements in… CONTINUE READING
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