Validation of a lip fullness scale for assessment of lip augmentation.

@article{Kane2012ValidationOA,
  title={Validation of a lip fullness scale for assessment of lip augmentation.},
  author={Michael A. Kane and Z. Paul Lorenc and Xiaoming Lin and Stacy R. Smith},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={129 5},
  pages={
          822e-8e
        }
}
BACKGROUND Given the growing use of dermal fillers for cosmetic lip augmentation, a validated instrument with which to measure lip fullness is desirable in the clinic and as an efficacy endpoint in clinical studies. The authors developed and conducted a validation study of a Medicis-developed lip fullness scale. METHODS The Medicis Lip Fullness Scale consists of separate five-point scales for the upper and lower lips, with three photographs exemplifying each grade. Five board-certified… CONTINUE READING

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