[Featured Article] Perception of frontal facial images compared with their mirror images: chirality, enantiomorphic discrimination, and relevance to clinical practice.
What we think we see consists of models constructed in our brains, which may be constrained, limited and perhaps modified at a cerebral level. Patients may view their mirror image differently to how others and the clinical team view them. Understanding potential variations in perception between real and mirror images is important in clinical practice. The aims were to assess differences in self-perception between frontal facial and mirrored photographs, comparing the results with selfie photographs.
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[Featured Article] Skeletal structure of asymmetric mandibular prognathism and retrognathism
This study is aimed to compare the skeletal structures between mandibular prognathism and retrognathism among patients with facial asymmetry. Patients who had mandibular asymmetry with retrognathism (Group A) in The Netherlands were compared with those withske deviated mandibular prognathism (Group B) in Korea.
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Call for Papers - Computer-Assisted Imaging and Osteotomy Techniques on Orthognathic Surgery
Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is calling for submissions to our Collection on Computer-Assisted Imaging and Osteotomy Techniques on Orthognathic Surgery. Guest edited by Young-Wook Park, Jwa Young Kim.
The aim of this special issue is to provide a comprehensive overview of the latest advancements, applications, and innovations in computer-assisted imaging and osteotomy techniques in the field of orthognathic surgery. The focus will be on exploring the role of technology in improving surgical outcomes, reducing complications, enhancing patient satisfaction, and streamlining surgical workflows. This special issue aims to gather a collection of original research articles, reviews, case studies, and perspectives from experts in the field.
Call for Papers: 3D technology for Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is please to announce a new thematic series on "3D technology for Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery". The series, which will include invited reviews as well as non-commissioned content, aims to publish the latest scientific research associated with this topic and will be guest edited by Prof. Garagiola Umberto (University of Milan) and Prof. Kang-Min Ahn (University of Ulsan). Please submit your article via the journal's Editorial Manager submission site. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact the Journal Editorial Office assistant through the "Contact Us" link in Editorial Manager.
For more information about the thematic series please check the page here.
COVID-19 and impact on peer review
As a result of the significant disruption that is being caused by the COVID-19 pandemic we are very aware that many researchers will have difficulty in meeting the timelines associated with our peer review process during normal times. Please do let us know if you need additional time. Our systems will continue to remind you of the original timelines but we intend to be highly flexible at this time.