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Facelift Incision Placement in the Older Male Patient with No Hairline

Facelift surgery has a large number of operative variations due to its long history and common use. Most facelift innovations are focused are either techniques to improve or prolong its facial rejuvenative effects or to expedite the recovery process through more limited operations. But despite all of these surgical improvements, some basic components of facelift Read More…

Plastic Surgery Case Study – Custom Premaxillary-Paranasal Implant Placement Through An Intraoral Frenum-Sparing Incisional Approach

Background:  One of the smaller and least recognized areas of facial augmentation is the central nasal region. Reasons for augmenting the base of the nose are for general midface retrusion or flattening but can also be done to improve the nasolabial angle/upper lip projection or to soften deeper nasolabial folds at the alara-facial junction. Premaxillary Read More…

The Use of Local Anesthesia in Buccal Lipectomies

The buccal lipectomy procedure has been around for a long time but has undergone a renewed interest more recently. While impugned as a procedure that should never be performed, it has become recognized that it does have role in facial reshaping surgery to help reduce midfacial fullness in properly selected patients. Since it is an Read More…

The Surgical Anatomy of the Clavicle in Shoulder Width Reduction

Shoulder width reduction can be effectively done by reduction of the clavicle, the only horizontally oriented long bone in the body. Because it is a relatively long bone (mean length of 15cms with ranges between 13 and 17 cms) and serves as a strut between the sternum (breast bone) and the scapula (shoulder blade), it Read More…

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