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Plastic Surgery Case Study – Vertical Lengthening Sliding Genioplasty with Custom Extended Jaw Angle Implants for a Total Jawline Augmentation Effect

Background: The ideal method for total jawline augmentation is a custom designed jawline implant. This works well for most patients but must be approached more cautiously when significant dimensional changes of the chin are desired. Because the enveloping soft tissues of the chin are tightly adherent over a solitary projection bony ‘point’, there are limits Read More…

Chin Implant Augmentation after Sliding Genioplasty

The sliding genioplasty is a common chin augmentation procedure that is well known. While highly effective at making horizontal and vertical dimensional changes to the chin, the ideal augmentation amount may not always be achieved. Just like that of chin implants picking the amount of horizontal chin increase is not an exact science. In desiring Read More…

Injectable Augmentation of the Lateral Orbital Rim Area for Enhanced Eye Appearance

Augmentation of the periorbital region is most commonly associated with infraorbital (undereye) and supraorbital (brow bone) areas. By far this is most commonly done with various synthetic injectable materials, such as hyaluronic acid and calcium hydroxyapatite materials, or with fat injections. There is far less requests and experience for lateral orbital rim augmentation. Although in Read More…

The Effectiveness of the Anterior Necklift When Facelifting Is Not An Option

The determinant of adverse neck changes with aging is highly reflected in the cervicomental angle. The lower and more open the cervicomental angle is the worse the neck becomes in appearance. The options for treatment of a sagging opening cervicomental angle neck are liposuction, submentoplasty, anterior necklift and a full lower facelift. (neck-jowl lift) The Read More…

Design Considerations in the Male Custom Forehead Implant

Forehead augmentation in the male is distinctly different than that for females.The key differences are that men often need a concurrent brow bone augmentation and their foreheads are distinctly wider and less round than women. Women often want a more vertical forehead while men need to have a slight backward slope to it near the Read More…

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