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Use of FACE-Q to Measure Quality of Life Following Aesthetic Facial Treatments—Reply

Andrew A. Jacono, MD1; Ryan P. Chastant, MD2; Amanda R. McGovern, PhD3
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1New York Center for Facial Plastic and Laser Surgery, New York, New York
2Acadian Facial Plastic Surgery, Lafayette, Louisiana
3Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York
JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2016;18(2):149. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2016.0004.
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In Reply We are writing regarding our recent study that evaluates the effect of face-lift surgery on self-esteem.1 We appreciate the constructive criticism of Klassen et al,2 but disagree with the conclusions.

Klassen et al2 highlight the importance of patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) in aesthetic surgery and discuss the strengths of the FACE-Q in that respect. The FACE-Q has wide applicability in assessing the aesthetic patient; however, our study does not evaluate facial appearance, adverse effects, patient experience, or “other quality-of-life measurements” that are not self-esteem. Our study evaluates just self-esteem.


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March 1, 2016
Anne F. Klassen, DPhil; Stefan J. Cano, PhD; Andrea L. Pusic, MD, MSc
1Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
2Modus Outcomes, Stotfold, England
3Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York
JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2016;18(2):148-149. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2016.0001.
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