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2012 (Vol. 4, Issue: 06)
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A Software Tool for Facial Analysis

Oghenemavwe Ese Loveday, Fawehinmi Babatude Hakeem and Daenwin Tonye Lekara
Corresponding Author:  Oghenemavwe Ese Loveday 

Key words:  Angular measurements, anthropometry, facial analysis, linear measurements, software tool, 2D photogrammetry,
Vol. 4 , (06): 551-556
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2011 September, 19 2011 November, 23 2012 March, 15
Abstract:

An accurate and thorough facial analysis is needed for the formulation of treatment plan in rhinoplastic, dental and aesthetic surgical procedures. The analysis process is not difficult but tedious due to accuracy requirements. Before technological advances, facial analysis was done manually to detect and interpret facial characteristics. This procedure is often time consuming with greater error due to parallax and approximation. The object of this study is to introduce a software tool design to simplify the analysis of facial parameters. 2D photographic images of the face captured under varying condition of illumination where analyzed with the aid of standard anatomical landmarks. Facial dimensions obtained where less time consuming and accurate. The software is capable of depicting and quantifying craniofacial dimensions and facial soft tissue profile at an increased speed and accuracy.
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Oghenemavwe Ese Loveday, Fawehinmi Babatude Hakeem and Daenwin Tonye Lekara, 2012. A Software Tool for Facial Analysis.  Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology, 4(06): 551-556.
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