In search of the ideal female umbilicus.

@article{Craig2000InSO,
  title={In search of the ideal female umbilicus.},
  author={Stephen Bartholomew Craig and Mariana Saikoski Faller and Charles L. Puckett},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2000},
  volume={105 1},
  pages={
          389-92
        }
}
The umbilicus is essential to the aesthetic appearance of the abdomen. However, little research exists on what characterizes an aesthetically pleasing umbilicus. Often, the plastic surgeon is called on to reconstruct the umbilicus. Although a variety of reconstructive methods are available, no real standards define the appearance of an aesthetically pleasing umbilicus. To ascertain the characteristics of an aesthetically pleasing umbilicus, a photographic analysis was undertaken using 147… CONTINUE READING

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