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The Long History of Rib Removal in Plastic Surgery

Rib removal surgery for aesthetic waistline reduction is a newer body contouring procedure in plastic surgery. While talked about as an obscure surgery for decades and often thought to be a myth, it is an actual procedure with an established anatomic basis for its effect. It is typically perceived by patients and surgeons alike as Read More…

Black Bone Disease Seen In Skull Reshaping Surgery

Human bones are well known to have a white color. This is seen as more white on skeletal models than in a live person where it is often more of an off white, grey white and rarely an off white with a yellowish hue. Such bone coloration comes from its calcium phosphate content which refracts Read More…

Management Strategies for Lateral Pectoral Implant Displacement

Pectoral implants, although far less commonly done than breast implants, share some similarities with its more well known female counterpart. The implant pocket location is almost the same (submuscular) and the location of the incision is one that is often used in breast implants as well. (transaxillary) But beyond these two similarities the male and Read More…

The Use of Betadine Solutions in Aesthetic Breast Implant Surgery

In all plastic surgery that involves the use of implants which are the workhorse of the operation, infection prevention is paramount. A common and prime example of this is breast implants. Placement of a breast implant is what makes breast augmentation work and is primarily responsible for the final aesthetic outcome. As as result patients Read More…

Technical Strategies – Safe injection Techniques Around Cheek Implants

Cheek implants are a time-honored facial augmentation procedure that has been done almost as long as chin implants. With good patient and implant selection effective midface augmentation can be achieved. But the end result of cheek implant augmentation is only as good as the implant dimensions (shape and size) and its surgical placement. But even Read More…

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