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Technical Strategies – Submental Vertical Chin Reduction

Chin reduction poses challenges that other facial bone reductions don’t. Because it is a projecting structure with a tight soft tissue pad attachment, consideration must be given to what will happen to the ‘extra’ soft tissue once the bone is reduced. In addition the chin reduction technique used can also have an influence on the Read More…

Secondary Bone Formation Around Jaw Angle Implants

The stimulation of bone formation is very common with certain types of facial implants. Because they require subperiosteal elevation to create the pocket and the subsequent placement of the implant acts as a spacer (maintains the raised periosteum off of the bone), bone formation can occur. This always develops around the periphery of the implant Read More…

Technical Strategies – Intraoral Placement of the Midface Mask Implant

Aesthetic augmentation of the midface is historically done by standard implants such as that of the cheeks, paransasal, premaxillary and tear troughs. While these can be effective for proving volume to ‘spot’ deficiencies, their use is more limited in patients that have an overall midface deficiency. While using various combinations of these standard midface implants Read More…

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