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Table 2 Definition of horizontal facial measurements (see Fig. 1a)

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

Horizontal anthropometric measurements Definition
1. Intercanthal The horizontal measurement from the left lateral canthus to the right lateral canthus.
2. Interdacryon The horizontal measurement between the eyes from the left dacryon to the right dacryon
3. Interalae The horizontal measurement between the left lateral rims of the ala of the nose to the right lateral rim of the nose
4. Intercheilion The horizontal measurements from the left cheilion to the cheilion of the mouth
5. Intertemporal The horizontal measurement from the soft tissue lateral border of the left temple to the soft lateral tissue lateral border of the right temple measured along a line that passed through the estimated location of the supraorbital foramen.
6. Nose width (nasal dorsal width) The horizontal measurement of the width of the nose in the region of the bony dorsum