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Comparing Complication Rates of SMAS Facelift Techniques

The term ’facelift’ is a well known plastic surgery procedure and it signifies different meanings to different people. It is, in fact, a generic term in which many different surgical techniques are done to accomplish a facial rejuvenation effect. In essence all facelifts are not created equal…in how they are done, what their complications are, Read More…

Plastic Surgery Case Study – Custom Infraorbital-Maxillary Implants Placed Under Existing Cheek Implants for Linear Scleroderma

Background: The traditional use of facial implants is based on the most common locations of aesthetic bony augmentation. This constitutes the design of standard implant shapes, most of which provide expansion of existing flat or convex bone contours. Few, if any, standard facial implants provide augmentation to an existing concave bone surface. This is because Read More…

Managing The Soft Tissue in Submental Vertical Chin Reductions

Macrogenia or aesthetic large chin deformities present with numerous dimensional excesses. While most people think of a large chin as one that sticks out too far, a chin that is too vertically is also common. In many women, who are most affected by chin overgrowths, their undesired large chin is a combination of both horizontal Read More…

Technical Strategies – The Postauricular Sulcus Incision for Temporal Implants

Temporal implants offer a permanent solution to numerous aesthetic deformities/ deficiencies of the entire temporal region. Standard temporal implants were developed to treat the non-hair bearing anterior temporal region which is always the most visible. Both subtotal and total temporal implants exist for this area. Traditionally anterior temporal implants have been placed through a small Read More…

Technical Strategies – Maximal Superior Otoplasty Repositioning

Otoplasty is a generic term for ear reshaping of a variety of aesthetic deformities. In its most classic use it is a term specifically for setting back the protruding ear using different suture techniques of cartilage reshaping/repositioming done through a postauricular approach. It decreases the auriculoephalic angle by creating a more defined anti helical fold, Read More…

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