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Case Study – Facial Artery Ligation for Prominent Pulsations

  Background: Prominent blood vessels on the face, while common, are not usually a source of cosmetic concern. By far the most common location of blood vessel visibility is in the forehead. Prominent arteries in the temporal region and side of the forehead as well as more central forehead veins can be seen in both Read More…

Case Study – Temporal Artery Ligation

  Background: The superficial temporal artery is a branch of the external carotid artery. It runs up along the back line of the lower jaw and curves anteriorly where it crosses teh back part of the zygomatic arch at its junction with the temporal bone. Once it crosses the  zygomatic arch, it splits into a Read More…

Single Point Temporal Artery Ligation

  Prominent temporal vessels can be a source of aesthetic concern. Looking like worms due to their serpiginous course on the sides of the forehead, they usually have an episodic appearance. When the temperature is warm, the person’s heart rate is elevated or when one bends over, the size of the vessels either become prominent Read More…

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