Top Articles

Blog

Plastic Surgery Case Study – Removal of Custom PEEK Jaw Angle Implants

Background: Custom jaw implants can be made out of a variety of materials, each offering their own advantages and disadvantages. The newest member of potential custom implant materials is PEEK or polyether ether ketone. This is a semicrystalline thermoplastic material that was originally developed back in 1982 and had the appeal of being structurally stable Read More…

The Anatomy Basis of Aesthetic Iliac Crest Reduction

While many women would like to have broader hips, some would like to have them made more narrow. While the concept of the ‘hips’ in both augmentation and reduction seems to be the same, they are actually not. Hip augmentation means enlargement at some level below the iliac crest, often over the greater trochanter of Read More…

Risk Considerations of Medpor Jaw Angle Implant Removals

Facial implants are made from different materials, whether they are standard or custom made. The three most common materials are solid silicone, polytetrafluoroethylene (Medpor) and solid ePTFE or ePTFE coated silicone implants. Each material has its advantages and disadvantages, and despite claims by some surgeons, there is no one material that is absolutely superior to Read More…

Top Articles