Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Jessyka Lighthall, MD

Jessyka Lighthall, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
Disease Teams:
Head and Neck Cancer
jgl11@psu.edu

Research Interests

  • Neoplasms
  • Therapeutics
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Genes
  • Rejuvenation
  • Wounds and Injuries
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Inflammation
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents
  • Homeostasis
  • Pediatrics
  • Middle Ear

Recent Publications

2019

Saadi, R, Shokri, T, Schaefer, E, Hollenbeak, C & Lighthall, J 2019, 'Depression Rates after Facial Paralysis', Annals of plastic surgery, vol. 83, no. 2, pp. 190-194. https://doi.org/10.1097/SAP.0000000000001908
Pool, C, Goyal, N & Lighthall, J 2019, 'Locoregional flaps in pediatric anterior skull base surgery' Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, vol. 30, no. 1, pp. 85-92. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.otot.2019.01.011
Shokri, T, Zacharia, B & Lighthall, J 2019, 'Traumatic Orbital Apex Syndrome: An Uncommon Sequela of Facial Trauma', Ear, Nose and Throat Journal. https://doi.org/10.1177/0145561319860526

2018

Shokri, T & Lighthall, J 2018, 'Antibiotic use in facial plastic surgery' Current Opinion in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, vol. 26, no. 4, pp. 242-247. https://doi.org/10.1097/MOO.0000000000000464
Loyo, M, Butts, SC, Khan, S, Brenner, MJ, Allcroft, R, Lighthall, J & Ishii, LE 2019, 'Assessment of Duration of Facial Plastic Ambulatory Surgery and Risk of Complications: A Systematic Review' JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery, vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 167-168. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamafacial.2018.1636
Tollefson, TT, Hadlock, TA & Lighthall, J 2018, 'Facial Paralysis Discussion and Debate', Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America, vol. 26, no. 2, pp. 163-180. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fsc.2017.12.004
Shokri, T & Lighthall, J 2018, 'Periorbital rejuvenation' Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, vol. 29, no. 4, pp. 243-251. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.otot.2018.10.011
Lighthall, J 2018, 'Rejuvenation of the Upper Face and Brow: Neuromodulators and Fillers' Facial Plastic Surgery, vol. 34, no. 2, pp. 119-127. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0038-1637004

2017

Lighthall, J 2017, 'Introduction' Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, vol. 28, no. 2. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.otot.2017.03.001
Saadi, R & Lighthall, J 2017, 'Prosthetic reconstruction of the ear', Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, vol. 28, no. 2, pp. 130-132. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.otot.2017.03.013
Pool, C & Lighthall, J 2017, 'Reconstruction of lower third auricular defects' Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, vol. 28, no. 2, pp. 119-124. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.otot.2017.03.010
Lighthall, J & Fedok, FG 2017, 'Treating Scars of the Chin and Perioral Region', Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 55-71. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fsc.2016.08.005

2016

González-Castro, J & Lighthall, J 2016, 'Antibiotic Use in Facial Plastic Surgery', Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America, vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 347-356. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fsc.2016.03.011
Saadi, R, Oberman, BS, Crist, H & Lighthall, J 2016, 'Subcutaneous nasal angioleiomyoma: Case of a rare tumor and review of the literature' Ear, Nose and Throat Journal, vol. 95, no. 10-11, pp. E23.

2015

Lighthall, J & Sidman, JD 2015, 'Closure of palatal fistulae' Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 161-167. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.otot.2015.06.011
Lighthall, J, Kempton, JB, Hausman, F, MacArthur, CJ & Trune, DR 2015, 'Control of middle ear inflammatory and ion homeostasis genes by transtympanic glucocorticoid and mineralocorticoid treatments', PloS one, vol. 10, no. 3, e0119228. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0119228
Payne, SJ, Albert, TW & Lighthall, J 2015, 'Management of ameloblastoma in the pediatric population', Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 168-174. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.otot.2015.06.012

Clinical Trials Search


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