The use of anthropometric proportion indices in the measurement of facial attractiveness.

  title={The use of anthropometric proportion indices in the measurement of facial attractiveness.},
  author={Raymond Edler and Pragati Agarwal and David Wertheim and Darrel Greenhill},
  journal={European journal of orthodontics},
  volume={28 3},
This study used anthropometric data in the form of Farkas' proportion indices in order to quantify facial attractiveness, and to relate measured change through surgery, to clinical judgement. Standardized photographs of 15 orthognathic patients were used in album form and rated by 10 experienced clinicians: album 1 for facial attractiveness (before surgery) and album 2 for improvement in facial attractiveness (before and after surgery). Twenty-five proportion indices were selected and linear… CONTINUE READING

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