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Plastic Surgery Case Study – Custom Hip Implants in the Thin Female

Background:  Hip augmentation remains one of the newer forms of body augmentation. The widespread use of fat injections for buttock augmentation has brought similar attention to the geographically proximate hip region. To some degree they are both anatomically and aesthetically connected as it is hard to see one without the other. Often volumetric and shape Read More…

Technical Strategies – Intraoperative Modification of Body Implants

Augmentation of various muscular body areas is done with solid but soft silicone implants. The most common body areas that have been aesthetically enhanced are the pectoral, bicep, tricep, and calf muscles. Such enhancements have now extended to include the trapezius and thigh muscles as well. To no surprise the vast majority of patients receiving Read More…

OR Snapshots – Calf Implants and the Sural Nerve

Augmentation of the calfs is most effectively done using implants. The placement of calf implants is on top of the gastrocnemius muscles underneath its fascial covering. Placed through small incisions in a skin crease behind the knee, the fascial plane is relatively easy to find and enter. There are few anatomic structures of which to Read More…

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