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Plastic Surgery Case Study – Total Forehead Reshaping in a Female with a Long and Protruding Forehead

Background: The forehead occupies a full one-third of the face’s surface area. Its borders are the hair-bearing areas of the frontal hairline superiorly, the eyebrows inferiorly and the temporal hairline laterally. The frontal hairline determines the vertical length of the forehead. The eyebrows provide facial expression and create a emotional appearance. The forehead bone determines Read More…

Plastic Surgery Case Study – Female Chin Implant Replacement

Background:  While chin augmentation is commonly performed and numerous implants styles and sizes exist to perform it, the patient’s gender should have an influence in the process. While men tend to prefer stronger and more square chin augmentation results, most women prefer a more subtler result with less augmentation and a rounder or even tapered Read More…

Plastic Surgery Case Study – Custom Skull Implant Exchange/Replacement

Background:  Custom skull implants have proven to be a reliable method of treating a wide variety of head shape issues. In their preoperative design considerable thought goes into how to best achieve the patient’s desired outcome. But despite this design effort, no one can accurately predict the outcome and how the patient will perceive their Read More…

Pedicled Buccal Flap Coverage of Jaw Angle Implants

Jaw angle augmentation with implants has become an increasingly popular aesthetic facial procedure for both men and women. It is performed through intraoral incisions that are located in the back of the mouth in the vestibule opposite the second and third molars. This provides access to the subperiosteal plane under the masseter muscle over the Read More…

Intraoral K Wire Extrusion after Rib Graft Rhinoplasty

Rhinoplasty often uses cartilage grafts for various augmentative and supportive nasal needs. Most of these cartilage grafts are more modest in size and are harvested from the septum or ear. Such grafts are placed by conventional suture fixation or even as onlays in a crushed shape. Greater amounts of nasal augmentation, however, require rib cartilage Read More…

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