Usability of a Smartphone Application for Pre-operative Facial Analysis for Rhinoplasty among ENT Surgeons

  • Paula Francezca C. Padua Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery St. Luke’s Medical Center
  • Arik Paolo Isaiah C. Dela Cruz Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery St. Luke’s Medical Center; Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery St. Gabriel Hospital
  • Renato C. Pascual, Jr. Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery St. Luke’s Medical Center
  • Steve Marlo M. Cambe Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery St. Luke’s Medical Center
Keywords: imageMeter, photography, esthetic, rhinoplasty, face, anthropometry

Abstract

Objective: To determine the usability of a smartphone application (ImageMeter) by ENT surgeons for pre-operative photographic analysis of facial angles for rhinoplasty using the USE questionnaire.  

Methods:

          Design: Post-Test Only Non-Experimental Evaluation

          Setting: Tertiary Private Training Hospital Outpatient Clinic 

          Participants: Twenty-five (25) ENT residents and consultants

Results: Of forty-five ENT surgeons invited, twenty-five ENT residents and consultants (16 males, 9 females) aged 28 to 52-years-old (mean age 36-years-old) trialed the use of the Image Meter application in measuring the naso-facial, naso-frontal, and naso-labial angles of pre-selected lateral images of 10 volunteers and completed our survey.  The usability of the application was measured using the USE questionnaire, through usefulness (Cronbach

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Published
2019-06-18
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Padua PFC, Dela Cruz APIC, Pascual RC, Cambe SMM. Usability of a Smartphone Application for Pre-operative Facial Analysis for Rhinoplasty among ENT Surgeons. Philipp J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg [Internet]. 2019Jun.18 [cited 2019Nov.18];34(1):38-3. Available from: https://pjohns.pso-hns.org/index.php/pjohns/article/view/963