Preliminary Standard Procedure for Face Lift and Correction of Nasolabial Fold using Thread-Embedding (Maeseon) of Korean Medicine
안면거상 및 팔자주름 개선을 위한 매선 시술 표준안 제안

Jae-Chul LeeL, Sun-Hee Park, Jeong-Ho Yoon, Jung-Won Kim, Chang-Gyu Lim
2013 The Journal of Korean Medicine Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology and Dermatology  
Objectives : This study aims to suggest preliminary standard procedure for face lift and correction of nasolabial folds using thread-embedding (Maeseon) of Korean medicine(KM). Methods : Three KM practitioners of facial correction and rejuvenation who have over hundred case of practice participated in establishment of standard procedure. Standard procedure contains preprocessing, main procedure for correction, and solution of side effects. Results : Standard procedure is comprised of twelve
more » ... rised of twelve processes with preprocessing and postprocessing. Preprocessing has position, disinfection, and anesthesia. Main process consists of overall structure correction, face lifting, nasolabial folds correction, and mesh making on cheek. Postprocess covers disinfection, edema prevention. Conclusions : To our knowledge, this is the first work to suggest standard procedure of facial rejuvenation using Maeseon. It would contribute to standardized practice in clinical fields and future study of revealing Maeseon's effectiveness.
doi:10.6114/jkood.2013.26.4.043 fatcat:5bp3w2suljhjnfnjjfz2gbq55i