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Plastic Surgery Case Study – Waist Reduction In A Female Body Builder Using Combined Rib Removal and Lat Muscle Resection

Background: Waist reduction can be done by a variety of surgical techniques. Standard and well used techniques include liposuction, lateral fascial plication during a tummy tuck as well as non-surgical methods of weight loss and exercise. For the vast majority of patients the waist reduction obtained by these type of standard approach is aesthetically sufficient. Read More…

Technical Strategies – Vertical Chin Reduction By Double Osteotomy and Bone Removal/Shortening

There are numerous aesthetic chin surgeries which largely differ by the dimensions that are being changed. Chin reduction, just like chin augmentation, can be done in all three dimensions. (decreased horizontal projection, decreased height and decreased width) Such chin reductions are usually multidimensional (e.g., decreased projection and less height) and some even combine a reduction Read More…

The Use of Tranexamic Acid for Subcutaneous Infiltration in Facelift Surgery

The single greatest complication during and after facelift surgery is bleeding. Presurgical infiltration of a lidocaine and epinephrine solution is injected into the facelift incisions and planned undermined skin flaps. This helps to control the amount of bleeding encountered during surgery but its effects are time limited. When it wears off in the immediate postoperative Read More…

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