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A randomized, controlled trial to determine the efficacy of paper tape in preventing hypertrophic scar formation in surgical incisions that traverse Langer's skin tension lines.
The PDO thread induction technology is based on using the natural skin tension lines, which also causes an effect similar to a surgical facelift.
Given the patient's age, the relaxed skin tension lines (RSTLs) of the face were easy to delineate (figure 1, B).