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Table 1 Definition of facial landmarks

From: Proportions of the aesthetic African-Caribbean face: idealized ratios, comparison with the golden proportion and perceptions of attractiveness

Anthropometric landmark Definition
Lateral canthus The most lateral point where the superior and inferior eyelids meet
Soft tissue dacryon The most medial point where the superior and inferior eyelids meet (i.e. medial canthus)
Soft tissue borders of temporal bone Most lateral borders of the face in the temporal region
Lateral alae The most lateral points on the rims of the wings of the nose
Cheilion The point located at each lateral oral commissure, i.e. the angle of the mouth
Soft tissue menton The most inferior midline point of the soft tissue chin
Trichion The midline point at the junction of the hairline and forehead