The prominent mandibular angle: preoperative management, operative technique, and results in 42 patients.

@article{Baek1989ThePM,
  title={The prominent mandibular angle: preoperative management, operative technique, and results in 42 patients.},
  author={Seung Min Baek and Sarah S R Kim and A Bindiger},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={1989},
  volume={83 2},
  pages={
          272-80
        }
}
A prominent mandibular angle is considered to be unattractive in the Orient because it gives the face a square and muscular appearance. While described infrequently in the United States, this entity is commonly encountered in the Orient owing to different facial characteristics and different aesthetic sensibilities. We present a retrospective study of 42 female patients who presented requesting the reduction of a prominent mandibular angle for cosmetic reasons. We describe our approach, which… CONTINUE READING

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