Facial Reconstruction and Cosmetology - A Review

Authors

  • Monisha B. M
  • Abirami Arthanari
  • Pushpalatha
  • Priyadharshini R
  • Palati Sinduja

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i4.3143

Keywords:

Forensic Facial Reconstruction, Cosmetic Reconstruction, 3D Techniques

Abstract

Facial reconstruction can be used to identify unknown human skeletal remains when other techniques be
unsuccessful. Through this review, we try to assessment the different methods of facial reconstruction stated
in literature. There are several techniques of doing facial reconstruction, which vary from two dimensional
drawings to three-dimensional clay models. With the advancement in 3D technology, a rapid, efficient and
cost-effective computerized 3D reconstruction method has been developed which has brought down the
grade of mistake before come across. Recognition allows the involved administration activities to make a
list of assumed victims. This list can then be pointed down and a positive identification may be given by
the more conventional method of forensic field. Facial reconstruction allows visual identification by the
individual’s family and associates to become easy and more definite. And here cosmetic reconstruction also
plays a best role in investigating the criminals and legal part.

Author Biographies

Monisha B. M

Assistant Professor, Skin and Std. Department, Vinayaka Missions Kirupananda Variyar Medical College and
Hospitals, Salem, Tamilnadu,

Abirami Arthanari

Lecturer, Dept.of Forensic Odontology

Pushpalatha

Tutor, Dept.of Implantology, Saveetha
Dental College and Hospital, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences (SIMATS) Chennai – 77,
Tamilnadu,

Priyadharshini R

Senior lecturer, Department of Pathology, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and
Technical Sciences (SIMATS), Chennai 77, TamilNadu

Palati Sinduja

Senior lecturer, Department of Pathology, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and
Technical Sciences (SIMATS), Chennai 77, TamilNadu

Published

2021-08-27

How to Cite

Monisha B. M, Abirami Arthanari, Pushpalatha, Priyadharshini R, & Palati Sinduja. (2021). Facial Reconstruction and Cosmetology - A Review. Medico Legal Update, 21(4), 288-291. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i4.3143

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