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The Use of PDS Plates in Asian Rhinoplasty

The use of cartilage grafts is essential in many types of nose surgeries of which Asian rhinoplasty is a prime example. With smaller nasal frameworks and tighter enveloping skin, substantial augmentation efforts are often needed. Cartilage grafts are preferred and rib grafts are the most common autologous harvest site. But not every patient wants a Read More…

Composite Buttock Augmentation – Combining The Benefits of Implants and Fat Grafting

Buttock augmentation has evolved over the last two decades in two different volumetric treatment approaches. Injectable fat grafting has become the most common method of buttock augmentation due to the combined benefits of reductive body contouring and gluteal enlargement. Concurrently, buttock implant techniques have evolved with intramuscular pocket locations and improved implant materials and sizes Read More…

The Challenges in Accurate Placement of Custom Jawline Implants

Custom jawline implants are in the properly selected patient the most powerful changer of the lower facial support structure. Creating a more distinct separation between the face and neck is a more extended version of what a standard chin implant does at the front of the jawline. Because the amount of surface area and volume Read More…

Plastic Surgery Case Study – Three Piece Split Custom Midface Mask Implant for Increasing Midface Projection

Background:  The face can be augmented by standard preformed implants in a variety of well known ‘spot’ or smaller locations. Cheek implants are often cited as midface implants but there position is largely more lateral than central.The only central midface standard implants are for the infraorbital and premaxillary-paranasal areas, which have roles for isolated limited Read More…

Clavicle Lengthening By Osteotomy and Bone Grafting For Shoulder Width Augmentation

Aesthetic changes to the width of the shoulder can be done by a variety of surgical techniques. For shoulder width reduction only one surgical method exists…clavicular reduction osteotomies. Conversely shoulder augmentation can be done by three different methods which are performed at different shoulder locations. Deltoid muscle augmentation can be done by either injectable fat Read More…

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