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Plastic Surgery Case Study – Male Dumbbell-Shaped Forehead Horn Reduction

Background: The forehead is a non-conspicuous surface area other then the eyebrows. Between the frontal hairline and the eyebrows the forehead does not usually have any distinguishing features on its underlying bony surface. Eventually with age horizontal and vertical wrinkle lines will develop but these are soft tissue changes. Bumps on the forehead are particularly Read More…

OR Snapshots – Removal of Medpor Cheek Implants

Medpor or porous polyethylene is one of the most common facial implant materials used. It is distinguished by having a significant or fierce soft tissue adherence to it. While this poses some challenges to revising or removing such implants, this should not be confused with impossible. A difficult task should not be mistaken for not Read More…

Technical Strategies – Combining Browlifts with Custom Forehead Implants

Upper third of the face augmentation is most successfully done in women by the design and fabrication of a custom forehead implant. Given that most women seek forehead augmentation to create an improved convexity and verticality, often with little to no lower brow bone enhancement, it is important to assess preoperative brow position. Some women Read More…

Technical Strategies – The Placement of Lip Implants

Lip augmentation is most commonly done by injection techniques. While effective lip injections are limited by either the temporary duration of their effects or the unpredictability of injected fat survival. Other materials have been implanted into the lip (dermal grafts/substitutes) but they all suffer similar outcome fates. Despite the limited effects of injectable lip fillers, Read More…

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