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Longevity of Aesthetic Lower Blepharoplasty Surgery

  Blepharoplasty surgery, also known as eyelid lifts, is one of the most common surgical facial rejuvenation procedures to counteract the effects of aging. Loose skin, protruding fat pads and wrinkles are all common aesthetic concerns that occur on the eyelids which are frequently treated by both surgical and non-surgical methods. Lower blepharoplasty surgery has Read More…

Are Antibiotics Necessary in Rhinoplasty Surgery?

  The use of antibiotics in any form of surgery is ubiquitous. To decrease the risk of postoperative infection the administration of antibiotics, both intravenously during surgery as well as orally after surgery, is widely practiced and believed to be effective. This is certainly true in rhinoplasty surgery. Fear of infection is understandable given that Read More…

Case Study – Pediatric Scalp Reconstruction of Cutis Aplasia

  Background: The scalp is not prone to a lot of different congenital conditions. But one congenital abnormality that does occur is that of cutis aplasia. This is a condition where there is an absence of skin and deeper structures underneath it including bone in some cases. While it can occur anywhere on the body, Read More…

OR Snapshots – Subtotal Rib Removal for Waistline Narrowing

  Narrowing the waistline through surgery is most commonly done by two procedures. Liposuction works best when there is excessive fat such as having muffin tops or love handles. A tummy tuck can have a horizontal waistline effect but it is an operation whose tissue is greatest in the vertical not the horizontal direction. But Read More…

The Aesthetic Impact of a Custom Total Midface Implant

  The effectiveness of standard facial implants is based on their ability to improve the natural convexities of the facial bones. The bony projections of the chin, jaw angles and cheeks make up the majority of available facial implant types. These three prominences make up the important bony triangle of the face which together make Read More…

Case Study – Rhinoplasty of the Juvenile-Shaped Nose

  Background: The nose presents in a wide variety of shapes which are important to recognize when planning rhinoplasty surgery. One of these shapes is that known as the amorphous or juvenile nasal tip. It presents as a large bulbous nasal tip that is very soft and spongy. The nasal skin is thick and is Read More…

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